Surrey meets Nigeria

This blog covers the highs and lows of living life as a Nigerian student at the University of Surrey!

CVs, Interviews, and Everything In between

Hello people,  🤧… well, semester 2 is underway, and with it, the academic demands.  Acknowledging that, it is so expensive to live in the United Kingdom today, groceries (feeding), transportation and household bills are stacking up too. As an international student, it is necessary to spend wisely, so I had to find a part-time job […]

Networking Guide for International Students

Networking is one of the most highly valued skills in the current employment market. Do you know how networking can advance your career regardless of whether you’ve heard about it before? Some people ‌believe that networking is nothing more than exchanging business cards. Networking is about interacting with people and forming relationships. It boils down […]

African Food Online Stores.

Greetings to you all.  I hope you are all doing great! 🤗 We’re talking food today. I can honestly say that I had difficulties finding Nigerian groceries during my first year in Guildford, as I quickly exhausted the supplies I brought from Nigeria. And so, I had to experiment with every possible website and guess what I […]

New Year, Better Health

Happy New Year everyone 🥳🥳!!  We made it, regardless of whatever 2022 threw at us, I’m so happy to be here and thriving, as I’m sure we are all trying to do for this new year. I would like to share a few tips on how to make sure we get into better mental and physical […]

No loose guard o!!!🤧

Hello guys, 2 blogs in one day? You guys are lucky 😂😂. In my last post, I gave an insight on the non-academic aspect of moving from 9ja to the UK. It’s only fair I touch on a few thing on the flip side. The academic aspect. The most important. My best advice to anyone […]

I won the Surrey Business School Prize for International Business Management

I am delighted to announce that I have earned a distinction in my MSc program in International Business Management and have been awarded the Surrey Business School Prize for achieving the highest overall average in my cohort. I received an email from the University two weeks ago informing me of this outstanding achievement. This accomplishment […]

University of Surrey Autumn Career and Placement Fair 2023: A valuable step towards future aspirations

One unique characteristics about the University of Surrey which I have always highlighted in some of my previous blogpost is the career and employability support services provided to current students and final year students. This attribute was solidified when the university received the prestigious national award for the best university careers and employability service in […]

Support Services at the University of Surrey

An highlight of my experience at the University of Surrey is the multiple support services I received from the University. As an international student, I know how challenging it can be to adjust to a new country, culture and academic system. That’s why I’m grateful for the support services available at the University, which have […]

The Big Welcome at the University of Surrey

The big welcome is a week-long celebration of the start of the academic year, where new and returning students can enjoy a variety of events, activities, and opportunities to make friends, have fun and settle in. Whether you are interested in sports, music, culture, volunteering, or just meeting new people, there is something for everyone […]

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