Surrey meets Nigeria

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


The exam period is when every student wishes to delete from the academic calendar.😂😂  Each academic session culminates in an examination, and every student must learn to deal with and make the best of it. It’s not going to change. 😁 Hi there, this is your favourite pal Joan, and you’re welcome once again to my journal. […]


Hello everyone, guess who’s back? It is your one and only, Joan Opel. Hmmm, it’s been a very hectic period around here. But, ultimately, with all the stress from assignments, dissertations, and exams, nothing other than some time off from school can relieve you of all your worries. So before I choke you up with […]

Who Said ……?

Who said we do not have what it takes? Not me! You? I do not think so either. Then, no one. Nigerians have been known for decades to reach heights and overcome adversaries that have pulled others down. Yet, despite the challenges and limitations we face as a nation, we still surmount expectations. In the […]

So What?!

Hold on, hold on, please do not get uncomfortable. Relax. It is just the “so what? Why not?” questions we should all endeavour to ask ourselves this year, especially in academia. Why should anyone care about our project, research topic, or start-up idea? I will give you a hint. It is all about the IMPACT! […]

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