Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the University of Surrey. From high profile research discoveries to stories about the people at the heart of our thriving academic community, read on to find out what’s happening at Surrey and how our work is making an impact on the world.
I worked at the Heart Institute with the Laboratory of Genetic and Molecular Cardiology in addition to being a student at the University of São Paulo. The transition to living in Brazil was smooth for me as I was housed with other international students doing placements. This made it easier as you were among people who were in the same boat as you.
Living and working in China for 1 year has been an incredible opportunity and the experience has gone beyond any expectations I had when choosing a placement destination at the University of Surrey.
It may seem obvious but visiting a country for a holiday is a very different experience to living there. I had visited the United States on multiple occasions prior to studying at Texas Tech University in Lubbock so I thought that I was well prepared for living there.
Applying for an international placement was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Even though I was determined at the start of my placement journey to gain a paid placement in the UK, I have never regretted my decision to go abroad to Singapore.
I did my placement in the Biology department with the vision group at the University of Lund in Sweden. In the department they use insects to study vision.
The working environment, the people and the City itself can make the whole experience of working abroad the best year of your life.
Take five second to help one of our graduates win England Netball’s Goalden Globe Award. Economics alumna Hannah Rowell has been nominated for her volunteering work with Team Surrey Netball and Surrey Storm which competes in the Netball Superleague. The winner will be the volunteer with the most votes, so once you read more about Hannah’s great work, get voting!
The life and times of a baby boomer are recalled in a new book by Surrey alumnus Tim Albert.
Surrey Business School students Vova, Slavik and Nurasyl presented their start-up app company, Felix Math, at the 2017 Dublin Tech Summit.