Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Housemates & Winter

Last week was my first week back in the UK after a wonderfully sunny holiday in South Africa. Just before heading back, I was reminded of the joys of living with housemates. They said they were heading to Tescos to do a week’s shop and asked if I wanted to join the meal-plan for the […]


Christmas Tales

My gran always used to read us fairytale stories out of a beautiful old book. I used to curl up next to her and look at the pictures as she spoke, her words bringing them to life. Our final project for the year was a production of Grimm’s Tales. In other words, the original Grimm […]


Baby, it’s cold outside!

I went for a jog yesterday morning. Normally, this in itself is an occasion for applause (to me); but on this particular morning I went for a jog while it was raining…ICE. Yes, that’s correct. There was actual ice coming down among the normal wet droplets. To put this momentous achievement of will into context – […]


Until we meet again…Au revoir Surrey !

Hello, As you probably guessed this is my last blog post as an International Student Ambassador for the academic year 2017/2018. Just like that 12 months went by and it is now time to go back home, Côte d’Ivoire 🇨🇮 that is. I really hope that you enjoyed reading those posts just as much as I […]


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