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A Welcome to Surrey Fireballs Dodgeball

Emily Leddy introduces Surrey Dodgeball and its variety of events. The committee prioritises wellbeing and enjoyment, designing activities that cater to everyone.

Sonnet for a shark

Lauren Hall writes a vivid poem using the metaphor of a shark to convey intense emotions.

Caught by Pizza?: The Story of Andrew and Tristan Tate’s Arrest

News and Politics Editor, Tomi Ogunlewe, gives us a timeline of events regarding the case of the Tate brothers, from their controversial social media presence to their December 2022 arrest.


Poet Lauren Hall shares her debut piece with The Stag, an evocative poem structured into eight stanzas.

Glass Onion: a review

Rosie Willoughby shares her thoughts on Knives Out sequel, Glass Onion, and how the movie mirrors the reality of 2022 through its characters and plot.

Taylor Swift Midnights Review

Sharmishtha Chahande shares her thoughts on Taylor Swift’s latest album,Midnight, a record-breaker that includes a mature and personal take which captures the artist’s growth and innovations during her musical career.

For Christmas

Nefeli Michaelidou shares an exceptional poem, showing the more somber side to Christmas as “it can remind us of those who are no longer with us.”

Live From Surrey: Phil Chevessaut

Tomi Ogunlewe interviews Phil Chevessaut, upcoming artist whose musical skillset includes playing the piano, guitar and singing.

Live From Surrey: The Played Alone

Luka Dehnbostel interviews The Played Alone, an award-winning artist who prefer to keep a low profile, and whose style is described as “poetry to music”.

Live From Surrey: Lexie

Tomi Ogunlewe interviews Lexie, an experienced performer who has represented the University in last year’s Univision.

Live From Surrey: Sad-O-Meter 

Tomi Ogunlewe interviews Sad-O-Meter, a newly formed Indie rock band whose strong chemistry shall make their first performance on stage an exciting one.

Live From Surrey: University of Surrey Voices

Tomi Ogunlewe interviews Scarlett and Kat, founders of University of Surrey Voices who enjoy performing songs with pretty harmonies.

Live From Surrey: The Monoliths

Luana Vasconcelos interviews The Monoliths, a rock and roll band, whose eclectic mix of styles make their performances unique and lively.

Live From Surrey: Lemontooth

Luka Dehnbostel interviews the person behind the recording of the solo project Lemontooth, Noah.

Live from Surrey: Adam Gorry

Luka Dehnbostel interviews Adam Gorry, organiser and artist of Live From Surrey whose aesthetic speaks for his vibrant passion for performance.

Live from Surrey: Armstrong

Luka Dehnbostel writes about the interview of Live from Surrey contestants, ‘Armstrong’. An indie rock band with great aspirations to be the biggest band ever.

The Stag supports the UCU Strike action — Here’s Why

Nour Morsy briefly explains what the UCU strikes are about and why The Stag supports this action.

A Welcome to Team Surrey Volleyball

Rachael Crawford introduces Team Surrey Volleyball, an inclusive community passionate about volleyball and its benefits, such as improving mental health through staying active and allowing everyone, regardless of age or skill level, to enjoy themselves all year round.

International Students’ Day: testimonies from current Surrey Students

Luana Vasconcelos interviews international students at the University about the challenges they’ve overcome, top advice for fellow students and their favourite thing about studying at Surrey.

International Students’ Day: a brief history, events this week and my experience

Luana Vasconcelos introduces International Students’ Day, a celebration of education, cultural diversity and unique experiences.

Music of the Spheres

Rosie Willoughby interviews Brandon Kartick about Coldplay’s recent world tour and the band’s commitment to sustainability

‘Screw’ TV Show Review

Robyn Quick analyses the TV Show ‘Screw’ as a commentary on the prison system’s purpose as punishment or rehabilitation.

Five reasons why I recommend ‘Americanah’

Luana Vasconcelos celebrates Black History Month by recommending ‘Americanah’, a novel that highlights black stories in a positive, genuine way.

Another Resignation In Downing Street!

Tomi Ogunlewe comments on Liz Truss’ short rule as Prime Minister, with the news of her resignation bringing uncertainty and unexpected change.

Wellbeing Week 2022: what’s going on, the support you can get, and interview with final year student, Rebecca McDonough

Jodie Thompson introduces students to this year’s Wellbeing Week events and support services at University, and offers wellbeing tips via her interview with a final year student.

Let’s talk intersectionality: The SU and Library’s upcoming Student Curator Project

Luana Vasconcelos introduces the upcoming Student Curator Project in which students will recommend books that talk about intersectionality.

Make Your Change (voting October 17-21)

Luana Vasconcelos highlights the Student Union’s ‘Make Your Change’ Campaign, encouraging students to vote for their chosen idea.

Working Towards “Self-love”

Emma Bleeck opens up about her journey towards discovering self-love and comments on our tendency to rely on others for happiness

Can you sleep out for one night to support young people facing homelessness?

Rosie Willoughby raises awareness about an event hosted by The Amber Foundation charity aimed to support young people suffering homelessness

This is not a Thor: Love and Thunder review.

HM The Queen passes away.

Rosie Willoughby gives us insight on how the news of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s passing has impacted communities around the world.

How TikTok Got Me Reading Again: Reviewing BookTok’s Most Famous Books!

Jodie Thompson reviews some of TikTok’s most favourite and famous reads. Have a read if you’re looking to build your summer reading list!

NHS Sexual Assault Services: Where To Get Help

As part of a new campaign, the NHS explains the services they are offering to help victims of sexual assault.

Top 8 International Songs You Should Know

Nour Morsy introduces you to her top 8 songs by international artists to turn to for whatever mood you’re in!

Questions on the Walk Home

Rosie Willoughby shares a resonant piece detailing the frequent thoughts we tend to encounter upon walking home in the dark.

A Welcome to Disney Society

Robyn Quick, Vice-President of Disney Soc, explains how to get involved and what to expect, from karaoke nights to film screenings.

A Welcome to Gymnastics Society

Lucy Hudson invites you to join Gymnastics Society – no experience necessary! – detailing the various stretches you can learn.

A Welcome to MechSoc

President Sophie Aldous invites you to join the award-winning MechSoc, the departmental society for MES students and anyone else keen!

How to Maintain a Healthy and Balanced Lifestyle at University

Cherith Robinson, Vice President of NutriSoc provides ideas and advice for maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle at university.

‘Love Burns’: A Poem for Valentine’s Day

An anonymous student shares their poem, ‘Love Burns’ for Valentine’s Day. We wish you a happy day with your family, friends and loved ones!

A Welcome To Italian Society

Alessia Trabucco, President of Surrey’s Italian Society, invites you to join them in celebrating all things Italian!

A Welcome from KISS

Tanya Chitekeshe invites you to join KISS, Surrey’s Korean International Student Society, where you can explore Korean culture and media!

A Welcome to SAMSoc

Catherine Hynes welcomes you to Surrey’s Anime and Manga Society with a run down of all the different activities you can be a part of!

How I Finally Learnt to Ski: A Welcome to SuSnow

Gabriella Culham explains her journey to SuSnow, Surrey’s Snow Sports society, where you can learn to ski, snowboard and much more!

A Welcome to Video Game Society

SVGS, Surrey’s Video Game society, invites you to join other keen gamers, compete against other universities and attend socials.

A Welcome to StagTV

The first article in our Refreshers’ Society initiative, Tiffany Parsons invites you to join StagTV, award-winning and great fun!

Rosie’s Culture Recommendations for the New Year

Rosie Willoughby recommends titles in literature, film, TV and music to sink your teeth into in 2022, from old classics to new finds.

Mental Health in Wintertime

Rosie Willoughby confronts the mental health dips we often experience in winter, reminding students of the support available here at Surrey.

Spider-Man: No Way Home, A Review and a Chat with a Fellow Fan

Robyn Quick reviews Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Spider-Man: No Way Home, as well as snippets from a chat with fellow fan, Nisha Kang.

Hope In Depression

Lily Owens explains the courses available at Hope in Depression, a mental health charity designed to offer free support and guidance.