Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Springtime in Surrey

Hi everyone! Having lived in the UK for a little over two and a half years, I am gradually getting used to the four seasons. A common favourite of mine is Spring-because the flowers start to bloom, and it means that we are just that much closer to summer 😉 On Monday the 22nd of […]


Lockdown as an international student

Hey guys, the academic year so far has been very… different. With switching between lockdowns to attending university completely on zoom, it’s been one heck of a roller-coaster. In today`s blog I give an insight into what lockdown has been like as an international student and tips on how to make the most of it. […]


Why I chose Surrey -my Kenyan experience

Hi everyone! It is often agreed upon that decisions around university education are immensely important and not only because of the financial implications but also because of the impact towards one’s time (arguably the most important investment). As such, this week I thought I’d highlight some of the reasons I chose Surrey as my UK university […]


A snowy Sunday morning

Hi everyone! Here is a little update from me, Firstly, in the country, the government is expanding community testing to all local authorities across England, offering Covid-19 tests to people who do not have symptoms. There is a regularly updated list which shows those local authorities who are currently rolling out community testing. This list can […]


Holiday Festivities for a Kenyan abroad!

Hi everyone! Happy New Year to everyone reading this from all around the world. Since my last blog post, a lot has happened in the country and in my personal life that I would love to share with you, especially with those following my journey as a placement student in the UK Finance sector. I […]


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