Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Finding that Work Life Balance

We all know how busy life can be, and how easy it is to fall into the never ending cycle of work. However, as important as Uni and work is, it is JUST AS IMPORTANT to take a break from all the chaos and get some ‘you’ time. When it comes to studying, it’s not […]


How to Survive Four Seasons in A Day

The United Kingdom is a wonderfully strange place when it comes to the weather. You experience Winter, Autumn, Summer and Spring within a matter of a couple of hours. My move to the UK has been a serious test of my wardrobe decisions, so I thought I’d fill you in on a few tricks of […]


The Caffeine Fix

As students it’s that important cup of coffee in the morning that gives you the will power to make it through that early 9am lecture. It’s that cup of coffee that keeps you company through your studies late into the night, and it’s that cup of coffee that assures you “you got this”. So, I […]


What I love most about the University of Surrey

Hey guys! So today I thought I would share a few of my favourite things about the University… It’s coming up to Christmas and the University has started putting up some beautiful Christmas trees and lights here and there, so campus is starting to look like a winter wonderland and I’m getting really excited for […]


Location, location, location

One thing I absolutely love about the University of Surrey is its’ location. Surrey University is only a bus ride away from the wonderful town of Guildford. This one of the wonderful things about the campus buses, they not only can drop you off at the train station, but they go directly into the town […]


This is Me

Hello! Hallo! Molo! Sawubona! Dumela! Welcome! My name is Isla Henry, and if you haven’t yet been able to tell where I am from, I’m from South Africa. I was born and raised in Johannesburg and have lived all my life there. Until round about a year ago… I left South Africa on December 2nd […]


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