Surrey meets Germany

Learn about life at Surrey from a current student from Germany

Côte d’Azur for a weekend

Hi everyone! I know that lately my blog has been all about travelling – but I love sharing my trips with you and for me it’s such an important part of studying here! Last week my friend and I took full advantage of having a long weekend and headed to France for a few days. […]


Trip to the Cotswolds

Last weekend I went to the Cotswolds for the second time and decided to blog about it because it is just so beautiful and worth seeing! The Cotswolds cover a huge area in south central England and run through five counties. The area is often described as the “Heart of England” and is one of […]


Studying a language at Surrey + Trip to London

Hi everyone! In this post I wanted to make you aware of a language program called the Global Graduate Award here at Surrey. GGA offers 11 different languages at different stages including Spanish, French and Italian but also Japanese, Arabic and Russian, you can have a look yourself on this website: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/school-english-languages/study/global-graduate-award The classes start in […]


Pancake Day!

How amazing is it that the Brits have a holiday dedicated to pancakes? Pancake Day or ‘Shrove Tuesday’ is the day before the first day of Lent, known as Ash Wednesday. This year Pancake Day took place yesterday, on Tuesday 28th February. The name ‘Shrove’ derives from the word ‘shrive’ meaning to free yourself from […]


It’s the little things

Moving to England, I never experienced the common culture shock and think it doesn’t really exist if you’re from Germany. It’s rather been a gradual process and I started noticing little differences in my everyday life, which are less obvious than things like left hand traffic or having pounds as currency. Shopping – I have […]


A tour of Guildford

You could, theoretically, spend all your time on campus, because it has everything you need: a supermarket, library, restaurants, a club etc., but I do love spending time in town as well. Guildford has so much to offer and the town centre is only a ten-minute walk away from the main university campus. Whenever family or […]