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.

Don’t stress: everything is going to be okay

Regardless of whether you’re a prospective student, currently at Surrey or alumni, this is for you. Stress is such a norm nowadays; it is an accepted part of everyday life. This doesn’t mean it has to affect your life in such a way that day-to-day existence starts to become unbearable. I think when there is […]


How to choose a university: my student experience

      When I first started looking at universities the options seemed overwhelming. There are hundreds of universities in the UK offering thousands of courses. It was ultimately my choice where the future would take me. I knew I wanted to be as well informed about my options as I could manage, to make […]


Accommodation: What’s it like to live at university?

Moving away from home can be a big part of the university experience. In this blog post I talk about the differences between university owned and private accommodation, with images from the places I’ve lived in during my time at Surrey!   Student Accommodation For lots of people, student halls are your first experience of living […]


The leap between A-level and University – swimming instead of sinking

I don’t think anyone will ever be able to fully prepare you for University. It’s one of those things that you have to experience for yourself. And it can be the most daunting thing you’ve ever been through. There’s so much going on at once; you’re leaving home, which for many will be a new […]


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