Caribbean Students at Surrey

An insight into life at Surrey from a current Caribbean student

England in Spring: Brixton Market…Jerk Roti?

Before I ever came to uni here, I heard tons of reviews about how Brixton is the ‘little Caribbean’ in London, and that’s no exaggeration at all! It’s not the most picturesque area, but it definitely is cultured. If you ever have a craving for a taste of home- jerk, saltfish, aloo pie, doubles, ackee, […]


England in Spring: Colchester Zoo & the Navel-gazing Primate 🐒

This one isn’t so close to Guildford, but it’s definitely worth the journey! Feeding giraffes & elephants; witnessing rhinos & zebras in action, getting up close with penguins & orangutans…basically it’s a perfect day out!  (Please excuse the quality. I had to screenshot the videos of me feeding these big ones)  Fun fact: Rajang the […]


Event Review: 🗣Let’s Talk Black Mental Health

As you may remember from my very first post, I’m currently the Events Coordinator for Surrey’s African-Caribbean Society (ACS). Of course we love our parties, BBQs, movie nights and all the rest, but our aims are also to educate and enlighten. Particularly in families that are quite old-fashioned, the discussion of mental health can be […]


Getting Around Guildford: Cycling Through The City 🚴🏼‍♀️

The nice thing about Guildford is that nothing is really far away. I live a bit ‘far’ from the main campus – about 25 minutes walking. I really don’t like walking, so I cycle instead; shaving off 10 minutes from travel time! There are hundreds of people who cycle as their main form of transport […]


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