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In the hope of changing the “I’ll get another chance” mindset, students will only be able to take exams in June as the reorganisation of A-Levels commences. In order to eliminate the “re-sit culture”, exam officials have started this transition by stopping students from retaking in January.

4th Dec 2012


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


  The University of Surrey’s CoppaFeel! Society Boob Team is new to Surrey this year, and it's had an amazing start so far! CoppaFeel! is a national breast cancer awareness charity, on a mission to stamp out late detection and the misdiagnosis of breast cancer. If you have not already heard of CoppaFeel! UniS Boob Team, then hear is your chance to get to grips with the society and all it aims to achieve.

29th Mar 2013


    A round shaped head, patches of fur, and the all-familiar forward-leaning jaw; all tell-tale features of a creature so closely related; my brother. But this isn’t a piece filled with petty squabbles and the unresolved soap-opera of our youth; this is a tribute to our long-lost family – to creatures that walk like you and talk like you, too.

20th May 2013


  Melancholy is how I'd describe James Blake's second album ‘Overgrown’. Deviating vastly from his dubstep roots, ‘Ovegrown’ adopts a slower tempo throughout.

21st May 2013


This year’s League Cup, or Capital One Cup, was played out between Bradford City and Swansea City on 24   Nathan Dyer scored twice, as did Jonathan De Guzman, whilst Spanish sensation Michu netted the other. In the lead up to the game Swansea were largely ignored, with a lot of focus on their League 2 opposition, but they were thoroughly professional, played their own game and saw off a team that Arsenal, Wigan Athletic and the aforementioned Aston Villa could not beat.

4th Mar 2013


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

Other Sports

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Lavishing Ladies Row for Surrey Glory

Published 14th May 2013

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.Read more...

Jumping Into The Lead

Published 27th Apr 2013

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.Read more...

A Geek Goes Varsity

Published 27th Apr 2013

It may seem likes years ago now but Varsity was on the last Wednesday before we broke up; the University broke up that is. I like to imagine our relationship is still going strong dear reader.Read more...

Athletics Takes One Step Back

Published 4th Mar 2013

After the great 2012 summer Olympics in London you would think that the government, and relevant sporting bodies involved, would look to make the most out of the sports suspect to growth in British sport. Athletics in particular could have looked to make the most of its facilities.Read more...

Team Surrey Netball

Published 18th Feb 2013

Netball has had a fantastic season so far this year. Wednesday 13th Feb just proved how hard the teams have been working; securing four wins also resulted in capturing the top of all four BUCS leagues.Read more...

2013: The Year of the Fallen Sports

Published 18th Feb 2013

At the end of last week news broke that shook South Africa, an immensely proud and successful sporting nation, to their bones. Olympic and Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius is in the process of being charged with murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Read more...

Team Surrey Trampolining

Published 21st Nov 2012

The members of Team Surrey Trampolining Club have had lots of success at recent university and external national & international level competitions; there was a competition every weekend for 4 weeks in a row for our members!   It started on Saturday 27   In the individual senior Ladies event, Amy Todd came 13th place.   In the individual senior men’s event, Ross Abrahams came 7thth out of 12 regions of England.Read more...

Surrey Stingers 0-39 Reading Knights

Published 21st Nov 2012

  Full of fresh faces and buoyed by enthusiastic (if slightly clueless) support, Surrey Stingers took on the Reading Knights in their first game of the Thames Valley Conference season. Recruitment and pre-season training have both been a success for the Stingers, and although many of the new members are rookies, the team has kept a large number of players from last season; all of who will provide vital experience in the season to come.Read more...

Sport is the answer we’ve been waiting for.

Published 21st Nov 2012

  A couple of years ago, if someone asked me if I played sport I would have looked at them as if they had said something dirty. Sport was just not something I ‘did’, and I was probably the biggest cynic out of my friends and family when it was announced that London would host the 2012 Olympics.Read more...

Sports Exec

Published 20th Oct 2012

Earth calling sports fans, this is your new Sports Exec Communications Officer calling. I’ll be writing to you each issue to let you know what is ‘haps’ (that’s what the kids say nowadays right?) in University sporting life from now on.Read more...

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