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Tips for International Students in Surrey

Posted on August 16, 2017 by W.H. Cox
Tips for International Students in Surrey

Moving to a new country to study is exciting, but it can also be stressful. It’s a life-changing experience where you’ll meet lots of new people and create life-long friendships. By picking Surrey as your new home away from home, you’re surrounded by some of England’s most beautiful green spaces. It’s easy to travel to London, and Surrey has a lot of fun things for students.

It’s important that you pick a reputable company for your relocation. WH Cox helps hundreds of students with their relocation and storage needs. Here are our tips for international students moving to Surrey – 

Top Tips for International Students – 

Research Your New City – it’s always a good idea to read up on your new home away from home. The internet has a lot of information about Surrey and what life is like here. 

Contact Your University – after you’ve enrolled, it’s a good idea to get used to your university’s website. The University of Surrey’s website has a lot of useful information and relevant links. It might also be a good idea to see what the sports facilities are like.

Locate Your Consulate – in the event of any issues; it’s always a good idea to know where your country’s embassy is located. It might be a good idea to send them an email before you arrive so that you have a name and email contact.

Double Check Accommodation – this is an important one. You should double check that your housing is ready before you arrive. If the housing is linked to the university, contact the relevant department and get an email confirmation for your student accommodation.

Student Activities in Surrey – 

If you’re looking for fun things to do, then you’ll find plenty going on in Surrey. The University of Surrey is based in Guildford and here are some of the most popular activities –

The Boileroom – a must for fans of live music. The Boileroom is a student favourite, and it showcases all types of music, from local to touring acts.

Kick Back Comedy Club – its name says it all. The Kick Back Comedy Club is Surrey’s top comedy venue. It’s one of the main stops on the professional comedy circuit, and you’ll likely to see some of London’s top comics every week.

Rubix at the USSU – Rubix is the University of Surrey’s very own on-site nightclub. It’s the perfect mix of top local and professional DJs, themed nights and events. You can enjoy all the music while enjoying moderately priced drinks.

Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre – this is the best place to catch a show with some of your classmates. GYAT hosts a variety of plays and productions all year, and there’s something for everyone.

WH Cox & Son – Surrey’s Favourite Student Moving and Storage Provider – 

Moving to a new country is not easy, and it’s a good idea to make sure you’re prepared. WH Cox & Son has moved hundreds of new students into their new accommodation, and we do everything we can to help international students when they move to Surrey. We are happy to give any advice so feel free to contact us at any time before your move. WH Cox offers the most affordable rates for removals and storage in Surrey, which all helps to go towards text books and nights out.

We also provide excellent storage for students who are travelling home for the summer. WH Cox will arrive at your accommodation to collect your items and secure them in one of our storage containers. From as little as £ 13.00 per week, we will keep your possessions safe and secure while you travel home for the holidays.

If you have any questions about Surrey, we’re more than happy to help. At WH Cox and Son, we believe in providing the best customer service possible. From your first call to us, we will do our utmost to make sure you feel at ease for your big move. We will discuss our range of services, and we are always available to discuss any concerns or to answer questions.

Contact us today to discuss your relocation to Surrey for your studies.