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Following the newly launched ‘Change One Thing’ campaign, on Sunday 18 A quiet start gave way to a multitude of opinions on everything from the prices at Chancellors, to the use of heating in the university buildings. Currently topping the votes on C.

4th Dec 2012 Read more...

FEATURES»

The Careers Service is celebrating being accredited with the matrix Standard; a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations that provide support to individuals in order to make learning and work more accessible.   During a thorough review of how the service operates, the independent external assessor interviewed members of the careers team, students in groups and individually, as well as graduates, academic staff and a range of employers.

19th May 2013 Read more...

SOCIETIES»

  When best friends Betty Kelly and Sanjana Sreekumar began as Freshers at the University of Surrey, they defied the student stereotype, ditching the tinned sponge pudding for a good home-made Victoria Sponge. Their love and enthusiasm for baking led to the birth of University’s first ever Baking Society.

21st May 2013 Read more...

SCIENCE & TECH»

    To us, Google Earth/Maps is an application which helps us find our way around a new town, search bus timetables or just take a look at an old neighbourhood we grew up in. However, to a man named Saroo, it was the key to finding his beloved mother.

20th May 2013 Read more...

ARTS»

  There is a general standard of clichés when it comes to music journalism, that all writers are at one time or another guilty of using; describing an act as the “bastard love child of x and y”, or using the term “meteoric rise” when meteors tend to be best known for their falling. For example, I far too often use the word “seminal” in reviews, when I’m fairly sure that, if I heard such a word in real life, I’d assume you were the victim of some sort of thesaurus-related accident that left you sounding like a pretentious arsehole.

21st May 2013 Read more...

SPORTS»

Fresh from the social thrill of the Rowing Club team photo – where Men’s Captain, Nathan O’Reilly found himself surrounded by almost as many females as he wakes up next to on a Saturday morning – the Women’s Squad sought to make their mark at the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race. The team, consisting of the elegant Georgia Smith, the earnest Alice Campbell, the glamorous Stephanie Egre, the determined Hannah Williams, the radiant Abi Munson, the resolute Rebecca Hammond, the charismatic Ella Flemming and the butch Guinevere Wentworth, coxed by the one-and-only Ana Yong, gathered amongst nearly 3,000 other competitors from across the globe at Richmond in wait for their turn to prove their strength and willingness to achieve in their sport.

14th May 2013 Read more...

OPINION & ANALYSIS»

I am a first year Sociology student, and since beginning my course, when I tell people what I am studying, I usually receive one of the following responses: ‘What is Sociology?’, ‘Oh… That’s nice’ or a ‘hmm’ with a sympathetic smile and nod. I do not understand why people look down on Sociology as it is a credible degree for several reasons.

7th Feb 2013 Read more...

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Jordan


Published 27th Apr 2013


Travelling to a foreign country with British money is an amazing feeling, because your money often goes a lot further. Jordan isn’t one of those countries; the exchange rate for Jordanian dinar almost has parity with the pound! It is nevertheless a cheap destination to reach – if you plan in advance – as it is one of the routes that EasyJet flies.Read more...

Eurovision


Published 27th Apr 2013


The Eurovision Song Contest proves itself to be one of the longest running television shows in the world. Either you love it or you hate it, but after nearly 60 years of annually storming our TV screens, and an average of 125 million viewers per year, it’s definitely a tradition that is here to stay.Read more...

Engage The Interviewer With Psychology


Published 27th Apr 2013


Psychological research has found that certain communication techniques can engage others, making them feel more comfortable. A study by Santa Clara University split participants between two groups to take part in an interview.Read more...

Summer Shoes


Published 27th Apr 2013


Normally, an excuse for shoe shopping is the best thing that could happen (I acknowledge that other great things can happen too, like too Personally, I think sandals are ugly. I just cannot work them, and trust me, I have tried.Read more...

Erasmus: A cultural education


Published 5th Mar 2013


As someone who has lived most of her life in South London, I’d like to think that I’m no stranger to cultural diversity. At Surrey, we have students from hundreds of different countries and we have the opportunity to learn about lots of them through various societies and events such as the annual International Festival.Read more...

Street Style 6


Published 4th Mar 2013


Alfonso Castellano, International Business, Level 2 (Picture 1)   The three key staples for winter dressing: fur, a treasured bobble hat, and a seasonal pattern. All three have been incorporated here into a foolproof winter ensemble.Read more...

Careers Service: Building Employability at Surrey Together


Published 4th Mar 2013


Employers of professional training students and graduates expect the person who turns up many months after the completion of the recruitment process to be more developed than they were at the time the job offer was made.   The Careers Service offers opportunities to refine your skillset with a range of events that maximise the chance for you to ‘hit the ground running’, as well as providing assessment centres, support for CVs and interview preparation.Read more...

Why we chose Surrey and have continued to do so…


Published 4th Mar 2013


A recent article by ‘The Independent’ featured the University of Surrey and their 38% increase in applications despite the rise in tuition fees. In a time when other universities are struggling to cope, how have we managed to go above and beyond? In my experience, I have seen the university expand in many ways since I first started in here 2009.Read more...

Student Spotlight


Published 4th Mar 2013


Charlie Bedford, 19, was raised in Portsmouth. Charlie has enjoyed acting from a young age and attended stage school from 7 until 13.Read more...

Are you ashamed of your height?


Published 4th Mar 2013


It may seem strange to regard height as a common conversation topic, but it actually crops up in many situations. Those with an extremity in height, particularly short or noticeably tall, will inevitably find themselves the subject of ‘height conversation’ - especially when encountered for the first time.Read more...

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