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What kind of things can I do at university?

In this video, a student from the University of Surrey talks about the extra-curricular opportunities open to you at university.

In the video you will hear from Maria Vasileva, a student at the University of Surrey, who has spent her one-year Professional Training Placement working on Surrey University’s Employability Award. Maria talks about the kinds of extra-curricular activities that are available at university, as well as the benefits of being proactive.

What do you think?

  • What are your impressions of the range of activities you can get involved in at university? Is it as you expected?
  • Take a look at The University of Surrey Student Life website (or another similar page at another university) and investigate what you can get involved in at university.
  • Is there anything that you might like to try from the ideas Maria mentions? Are there other ideas you’ve had?
Share your thoughts in the comments below.

In the next two steps we will hear the personal experiences of two more Surrey students who have recently graduated, Anisa and Arjun.

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