Surrey meets the USA

An insight into life at Surrey from current US students

Cheeky Nandos and Banter

Hey! Recently there has been a craze on twitter and various social medias to define “cheeky nandos”. Apparently an American was wondering what it was and the British have been trying to define the term with little success. It is now my turn, hopefully being an American will help 🙂 Let’s start off by explaining […]

Driving: Part II

Earlier, Holly told you about the daunting prospect of begining to learn to driving in Great Britain, and I’ve been lucky enough to just finish that very same process. The first thing to note about driving here is that the DVLA (That’s the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agencey– think of it like the DMV or […]


If you’re at high school in America, chances are it’s finals time, and if you’re in 12th grade, that means while English students are just begining to start revising hard for their A levels (for those that don’t know, think of them as required APs, and that you only take APs), you’ll soon be kicking […]

Spring Break and Onwards!

Hello again! I have just arrived back in Guildford after a whopping four week long Spring Break. Feel free to really appreciate the fact that English Spring Break, or as they call it “Easter Break”, is about two weeks longer than the American one 🙂 Plenty of time to lounge around, eat all the food […]

Hello America from Sunny(ish) Guildford!

Be it the literal first word or not, ‘twee’ is likely what comes to mind when most Americans picture a life in England. Whilst it’s true that this 16th century village life can (almost) be had just down the A25 at Shere or Gomshall— two lovely villages near uni— there’s far more to the UK, […]

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