Surrey meets Nigeria

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

Target Practice

Hi there! Hope everyone’s good? Deadline season is still in full swing and I’m officially nocturnal. The combination of long hours in the library (all-nighters anyone?) and shortened daylight hours means the amount of sunlight I actually get is very low (non-existent). (To be fair this is the season of constant rain and gloomy skies, […]


MEng Chemical Engineering

Hi everyone! So, it’s that time of the year again. No, not Christmas, deadline season! Fun times! Can you tell how excited I am? (note the sarcasm). So, I realised I’ve never dedicated a blog to my course and what exactly I do…so that’s what today’s post is on. An insight into life as a […]


Guildford Fireworks Night

Hey guys. Hope everyone’s good? Last week, I decided I deserved a break from uni (I really didn’t. But oh well). So, I went to see the Firework’s as part of the Guy Fawkes night celebration. It’s usually on the 5th of November, the anniversary of the failed Gunpowder Plot, but because this year it […]


Charity Week

Hey there! Me again. Hope everyone’s good? It’s literally just week 5 and we’re already getting buried. So, my last post was about my trip to Wales which was a fundraising event. So, this week, I’ll be talking a bit more about what exactly Charity Week is all about. You might have heard of Islamic […]


My Trip to Wales

Hey there. Me again. Hope everyone’s good? Anyway, today I’m throwing it back to my trip to Mount Snowdon earlier this year. A bit of background before I carry on. The trip was organised by the Islamic Society as one of the many fundraising events for Charity Week. Charity Week is exactly what it implies; […]


Tips for coursework & group work…

I’m back again… This is the fourth week of students arriving campus and there’s been a couple of activities already ranging from the Freshers Fayre, Careers fair and I’m sure a couple of other smaller social activities organised by different bodies within the University. I totally agree with Fawziyyah about making sure you take care […]


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