Surrey student experience

Current students share their thoughts on planning for university, student life and what it’s like to study at the University of Surrey.

Budgeting as a Student

Learning to be independent is one of the best things about transitioning to University education! However, this involves the mastering of a lot of skills, including balancing your student budget which can seem quite daunting when your student loan first hits your bank account. Luckily there is lots of support available at Surrey to help […]


Why I love being a Vet Student at Surrey

Hi everyone, my name’s Amy and I’m a vet student! I went through two rounds of vet school applications and am now in my 4th year studying Veterinary Medicine. The University of Surrey was my top choice both times and I’m so glad it was. The last 3 years have been absolutely incredible and I […]


How to Make The Most of Societies at University

Societies are extra curricular clubs led by students with support of the University of Surrey Students’ Union. There is a wide selection of societies on offer, from the Surrey Surf Club to the Debating Society! Societies gives students the opportunity to meet people with similar interests and to learn new skills! To find out how […]


Top tips for preparing for lectures

Now that the new academic year has begun, many of us are returning back to in person lectures or, if you are a fresher, attending your first ever lecture! Lectures are a great way to have a better understanding of the topic and you can use the notes to support you when revising or completing […]


Part-time Job Experience at University: Surrey Student Enterprise

The University of Surrey’s Student Enterprise is the place to be if you’re a student or recent Surrey graduate interested in starting, developing, or boosting an existing business. I am currently an Engagement Assistant for the programme and have been since June 2021. It has been a fun yet insightful experience so far, and although […]


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