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Studying English Literature alongside French has offered me an opportunity to explore a rich palette of texts and insights into literary and historical periods, such as Romanticism and the Middle Ages, that I had not encountered in depth prior to my degree course
The lecturers and academic staff are always so supportive of students and are willing to help you in any way they can.
The option to do a placement year was a huge draw for me as I felt it would be incredibly beneficial for kickstarting my career. I quickly got the impression that Surrey was a great place to gain experience and get the support you need to enter the world of work.
By studying media and communications I was able to cover a lot of topics, which helped me decide what area of media I wanted to go into for my career.
The University embraces and adapts to new technologies and that impressed me.
At Surrey you really feel like you’re part of the University and you can get involved with every aspect of student life.
The academic staff go out of their way to deliver to students. They are always open to students getting in touch, whether online or in person, and will point you in the right direction.
There is high demand for civil engineers, so it's important to think practically about how your knowledge will be applied. Get comfortable solving difficult engineering problems.
Studying at Surrey has shown me a lot about the world of work and taught me to live in the present. If I had to describe my time at university in three words, they'd be humbling, life-changing and inspiring."