African Students at Surrey

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Settling in Surrey

Hello all! In my last blog post I talked about the process of actually getting to Surrey, today I thought I’d talk about actually settling in here, making friends, and my first few months in what I now consider my second home. The first weeks – first few months, really – at Surrey flew by […]


From Nairobi to Guildford

Hello all, So today I thought I would talk about my process of coming to Surrey, for those of you that are hoping to come here and are not sure where to begin. As I mentioned in my last post, I applied to Surrey through UCAS. They gave me a conditional offer, and luckily, when […]


Introducing Me

Hello all, Ciku here, welcome to my blog! If you are reading this, my guess is that you’re a prospective (probably Kenyan) student looking for that inside scoop into life at Surrey. Or, maybe you just had a random search on google and before you knew it you were 6 blogs deep in the inner […]


A week in a life of a Master Student at Surrey 👩🏽‍🎓

Bonjour…again 😃 This week I have decided to take you through what is like to be a Master student at the University of Surrey. I am currently pursuing a Master degree in International Tourism Development in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management; a leading centre for research and teaching. I am taking 4 modules this […]


Bonjour Surrey 👋

Hello everyone, I am Yasmine Fofana. I am a Master student in the International Tourism Development programme and 1 of the 11 Chevening Scholars here at the University of Surrey. 1st Ivorian Ambassador   I am from Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 🇨🇮 born and raised with family backgrounds in other west African countries: Guinea, Senegal & […]