Surrey meets Europe

Learn about life at Surrey from a current students from Europe

Making the most out of your experience

Congratulations are to those who have attained a place at the University of Surrey for the 2022-23 academic year – well done! As much fun and excitement leaving home and attending university for the first time is, it is important to keep in mind what you will have by the end of those 3 or […]

Societies and Clubs at University

Let us start off at the beginning – most likely, the first big social event you will want to attend is the Fresher’s Fair. This fair is usually held in the first week of university, in a large marquee on PATS field. The purpose of the fair is for societies and sports clubs to recruit […]

Working while studying in Surrey

Hello there! I would like to welcome you back to my blog, this time I’ll talk about working during your studies. Let’s dive in… Whether you will need to work or not, will obviously depend on your personal financial situation, but for most students, part-time work is essential. Luckily, there are many student jobs around […]

How to manage stress?

Dear readers,  As mentioned in the previous blog, the emergence of COVID-19 was unexpected and led to additional stress and anxiety. Due to the lockdown, I had to stay in my accommodation for a long time. I was not able to visit my family due to travel restrictions, meaning that the online communication was the […]

Experience during COVID-19

Dear readers,   It was shocking when COVID-19 emerged in 2020, changing significantly our lives. Hence, suddenly, the government announced the spread of a contagious virus, transmitting from human interaction. This was an extremely stressful time. Firstly, we were advised to wash regularly our hands with soap for at least 20 seconds which was for the […]

Student Accommodation

Dear readers,  After receiving my offer to study at the University of Surrey, I had to accept it in order to be able to apply for accommodation. This was one of the fundamental elements that I took into account before accepting the offer. The accommodation is indispensable for first-year students who do not live in […]

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