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Find out about our postgraduate researcher community and their experiences.
My experience of studying for a PhD at Surrey has been amazing. I rave about my time at Surrey to anyone who will listen.
Doing a PhD with the School of Law gave me strong tools to start my career.
Studying for a PhD has been a life-changing experience. I have developed as an independent researcher and learned a lot about life in general.
It’s a privilege to be able to put down the sticks, step back and examine drummers’ motivations, intentions and behaviours from a calmer perspective.
When I found the opportunity to combine my passion and my love through a PhD, I jumped with no hesitation.
I’ve had a really good time studying at Surrey. The Department has offered me a lot of support along the way and have offered a friendly working environment.
“My supervisors are academics with a solid interest and capability in my area of research. I’ve found them outstanding.”
I’m now finishing the first year of my PhD and I have already filed a patent application covering the intellectual property of the novel materials I’ve developed.
My overall experience of studying for a PhD at Surrey was characterised by the fantastic support from my supervisor, fellow PhD students and staff in the School of Psychology.
I’m investigating the cause and pathobiology of Alabama rot, a disease that damages dogs' skin and kidney blood vessels. To do this, I’m gathering microbiological, clinical pathology and metabolite data.
I really enjoy research and the challenge it brings.
As PhD students, we are trained to question the boundaries, push them further and improve on the knowledge that is already out there.