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The Ultimate Student Travel Guide to Rhodes

As beautiful as Venice, as ancient as Athens, and a litre of wine for only €5! Megan d’Ardenne recounts her visit to the greek island

Unpacking What it Means to be a ‘New Writer’ with James Tatam

Rosa Heaton interviews Literature Student James Tatam on Surrey New Writer’s Festival and what it means to be a ‘new writer’

Navigating Mountains, Fjords and Rural Roads in Norway

Bethany Mcafee recounts her recent trip to norway, providing a student friendly guide to making the most out of a visit.

In Defence of Bella Thorne

Izzy Rolfe gives her thoughts on the recent Bella Thorne scandal ahead of her upcoming book launch

Inside the Coffee Tent: Meet Beau

Beau Cleveland-Copeman and Yasmin Norvill catch up in the Coffee Tent to chat about his upcoming poetry book, exciting ventures and artistic inspirations.

The Game of Thrones Battle for the Tory Leadership

Nathan Weaver explores the Tory leadership contest, dissecting each of the contestants looking at what they may bring to the role.

Veganism on Campus: Eating and Awareness

Holly Saunders explores many reasons why people are vegan, including environmental awareness and healthy eating and the need for greater awareness.

‘MAN UP’: A Discussion on Masculinity and Male Mental Health

Emily Byfield-Riches interviews Michael Taricone, discussing possible causes of male mental health and why it can be so difficult to talk about.

The Referendum Question Time Roundup

Surrey Decides makes a return to campus with the referendum on senior management. Charlotte West breaks down the main points of the debate.

Three Things I Learnt Travelling in Tokyo

Travelling the world with your friends is a common aspiration amongst us young people, but just how does it compare to going solo? Bethany McAttee shares her first experience travelling alone.

Grind Culture: The Silent Epidemic

What’s the difference between an accidental dance rub and a fully-fledged crotch to backside violation? Hollie Saunders takes a look at what’s acceptable.

Balling On A Budget

With a variety of glamourous events coming up towards the end of the year, Alice Kimber gives tips and tricks on how to ball on a budget!

Will We Ever Understand Dark Matter?

Dark matter makes up mos of the matter in our universe, however we are still perplexed by its mysterious nature. Prof. Justin Read is interviewed by Anthony Balchin and Holly Thompson.

Should Politics Be Used as a Platform for Extreme Protest?

In the past three years, there have been some controversial changes within western politics. Sophie Pike investigates the effect of protest votes.

The Right to Write: Who Gets to Write Diversity?

Helia Daryani looks at who should write stories championing diversity, is it right if the author isn’t representative of their focus minority?

Do Women Want to Hear Women?

Amy Johnson delves into the US country music scene, particularly exploring the success of female country artists and the UK’s influence on their popularity.

Our Hunger for Political Music is Reaching a Crescendo

Charlotte West delves into current trends in current and popular music, exploring how they’re influenced by political climates around the world.

Inside the Coffee Tent: Meet Charlie

Yasmin Norvill sits down with musician and barista ‘Life Like Charlie’ in the PATS coffee tent to discuss his music and ambitions for the future.

Is ‘Sex Education’ Worth the Hype?

The netflix series has been renewed for a second season. Izzy Rolfe takes a look at the show and why it’s so popular.

The Best Memes from Question Time

Chelsey King breaks down the top 10 memes from SurreyDecides question time. Including a special interview with James Barlow, one of the night’s moderators.

Surrey Students Protest Over Staff Cuts

On Wednesday 6th March, University of Surrey students gathered to protest against the university’s announcement to make staff redundant.

The Voice Zone: What You Should Know

Sophie Pike breaks down the Voice Zone, giving you the oppertunity to make a more informed decision in the elections.

Roundup of Question Time Night 3

Charlotte west and Sophie Pike break down the final night of question time

Roundup of Question Time Night 2

Archie Biltcliffe and Irene Garcia Mir break down Question Time Night 2

Roundup of Question Time Night 1

Louisa Ross-Gower, Yasmin Norvill, Olivia Bicknell and Charlotte West break down the first night of Question Time

Who Should You Vote for in Surrey Decides?

Megan d’Ardenne explains why you should vote, and how the different roles may affect you!

The Presidential Candidate Interview: Njabby Mendlula

Charlotte West has our 3rd interview with the presidential candidates, Njabby Mendlula talks us through his manifesto.

The Activity Zone: What You Should Know

Archie Biltcliffe and Irene García Mir break down the Activity roles, explaining what the zone does and what 2019’s candidates could bring to the positions.

The Presidential Candidate Interview: Nick Werren

Emily Wootton interviews presidential candidate, Nick Werren, chatting manifestos and, of course, memes.

The Presidential Candidate Interview: Gemma Paine

“Gemma looked comfortably at home as she reflected on her experience working within the union…” Interview by Charlotte West ahead of upcoming SU debates.

Surrey Decides: Why Should You Care?

Emily Byfield-Riches explains why the Student Union elections are important, and may directly affect your future time here at Surrey.

The Community Zone: What You Should Know

Ivelina Dobreva looks at the Student Unions’ community zone, exploring the candidates for 2019’s SurreyDecides and what they may bring to the role.

Paygate: The Problem with Surrey’s Vice-Chancellor

Editor in Chief Michael Slavin investigates Max Lu’s surprising salary figures, exploring perspectives from both students and university management.

Is the Romance Genre Ruining Real Relationships?

Sophie Pike offers a perspective on how real long term relationships are threatened by the portrayal of romance in film, tv and novels.

Why recycling won’t solve our plastic problem

Katie MacMillan explores our everyday waste production and its effects, raising awareness of what we can all do to improve

What you should probably know about Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Sophie Pike explores Body Dysmorphic Disorder; looking at it’s effects and the impact society and the media have on the condition.

Harrow Woods Resort

“I was woken up by the rattling of the car. The clanking of pipes in its underbelly sounded like gunfire in my nightmare…” by Annabella Costantino

Someone Else’s Chair

In a parking lot on the outskirts of Montgomery, every Wednesday the local church held a Flea Market. A Short story by Sam Murphy

Bethany Dawson: It’s Time to Notice Invisible Disabilities

“You probably wouldn’t realise upon meeting Bethany that she has a disability.” Bethany McAtee hears Dawson’s struggle, living with an invisible illness.

Stop feeding us Mental Health

Mental Health. Social media portrays mental health conditions as desirable: something that’s cool to have. by Sophie Pike

Texas Through the Eyes of a Brit: the Good, the Bad and the Straight Up Weird!

Beth Roberts explores the huge cultural differences between Surrey and Texas during her year studying abroad.

Why a Film’s Age Rating Matters: Censoring Explicit Content for Money

Dami Williams-Shire looks into how films are made, exploring the danger Studios and financers pose towards the creative direction of the film.

The Bandit

A Poem by Ellie Turner

Qatar 2022: The human right catastrophe making the football festival a farce

The next instalment of the greatest football tournament on earth is eagerly anticipated by millions. However, the ugly face of corruption in football is rearing its head once more. by Harry Hogg

From Paganism to Commercialisation: The Evolution of Christmas

We all look forward to gathering around the Christmas tree, sharing gifts and company but how many of us celebrate Christmas for what it traditionally meant. by Sophie Pike

A Quirky Student Gift-Giving Guide

Will Wilkins has scoured the internet to find the best (under £20) presents to give to your family, housemates, or that special someone.

Sustainability this Christmas

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Surrey Pride 2019: Celebrate, Educate & Connect

I am excited to announce that Surrey is getting its first Pride event! ‘Pride in Surrey’ will take place on Sat, 10th August in Woking. by Michal Frackowiak

Twelve Drinks of Christmas

As the evenings get darker, it’s time to step into the kitchen and warm your insides with some festive cocktails and mocktails. by Sophie Williams

What’s happening in Yemen, and why aren’t we hearing about it?

Isabel Rolfe explores the ongoing war in Yeman, where our countries are directly supplying arms affecting millions of people. Where are the news stories and why are they not being given the attention they deserve?