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    just wanted to know what surrey is really like as i have accepted my offer from them...so its my firm.

    what is the atmosphere like?, whats is there to do?, what are the ppl like and if anyone knows what is business retail management like as a degree course!!!!


    Ok, i do Maths so cant tell you much about business exceot the lecture theatres are huge for it.

    I think the university is great. Im in my first year and am loving it. There are loads of themed nights in the union and you get to know people really fast.

    If you dont know much about guildford then all you really need to know is thats its a quiet town with a few bars in town and a good selection of shops (some are quite expensive though) but there is no primark.

    If you live off campus then there are buses to and from town and manor park every 10-20 minutes.

    If you have been to the uni then you would have probably seen the beautiful pond and random pieces of architecture by the lake.

    There are a couple of downfalls, like the fact that once your into the university its all hills and steps. The church bells wake you up in the morning and the shop is really expensive (but tesco is about 10-15 min walk away)

    i ahve about 14 hours of lectures a week but that will vary between courses.

    There are things to do in town such as shopping, bars, clubs, theatre, cinema etc. And the train station is only 10 min walk from campus so you can get away from guildford if you want something different.

    Most departments arrange nights out like pub crawls starting on campus and ending in town or bowling trips etc.

    Most activities happen in town soi would advise getting a few friends to go to guildford with you for a couple of days to check it out. make a weekend of it or something.

    It's awesome

    All of what MathsGirl said.

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