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In reaction to figures revealing that the number of students leaving during their first year has dropped, Students’ Union President Dave Halls stressed the particular importance of supporting Freshers’ as they adjust to life at Surrey. He stressed how the Union recognises that coming to university will be the first time that many students have lived away from home, and the pressures of studying at a higher academic level may cause students to leave early.

4th Dec 2012 Read more...

FEATURES»

Do you procrastinate? For many of us the dirty laundry pile continues to grow, hoover becomes dusty, cupboards chaotic and revision is simply left for another day.  On average, each person wastes 69 minutes a day procrastinating, totalling 3 years over a lifetime.

19th May 2013 Read more...

SOCIETIES»

  Over the last few months, we have become able to observe a dangerous pattern forming in the condemning of Turkey’s Government, not only of the press, but of individual citizens, for the crime of their free speech. Politically labelling itself as a ‘democratic’ constitutional republic, we perhaps do not expect the extreme repressions of free speech and freedom of press that have recently been reported, which evoke the question, is Turkey reaching a point of crisis? In what seems like an act of dark irony, six members of the PEN Turkey group have actually been charged with ‘insulting the state’ and were subsequently called in for questioning on the 10 The members of PEN Turkey are sentenced in accordance with Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code, which perhaps, here, requires analysis.

1st Mar 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»

  So I've wanted to write an article on this for a while, as it’s great to spread the word. For those who don't know, Guildford does in fact have a thriving and growing electronic dance music scene.

21st May 2013 Read more...

SPORTS»

This year the University of Surrey Equestrian Club’s two BUCS teams have exceeded expectations, with the A Team ending their league on top.   The B Team’s last competition at Brunel University saw the four riders scrape back their previous losses to come second.

27th Apr 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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