18 Things You Will Understand if You Are an International Student in the UK
If you’ve been lucky enough to get into one of Great Britain’s fine learning institutions, but your cultural roots are not in this blessed nation, well then you may recognise some of these fabulous encounters.
Do people seriously NOT realise that nobody can get escape it in High School… Anyway, IT IS the official language of both Nigeria and Singapore and yes Europeans speak English.
£2.40 for a 2 stop tube journey in London’s Zone 1? I can get a restaurant meal back home for that money. Don’t even get me started on the rent.
Would offering to send them some Toblerone from Latvia be a good way to find out?
Really why does Britain insist on being so painfully different?
Yes, let me just book in the casual 12h flight to Vladivostok, followed by a 15h train journey on the Tran-Siberian. Exams on 4th January? Who cares!
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What do you mean I need a British guarantor to rent a flat? Please take my money!!
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The best thing about fully carpeted floors is that they come with free food!
Please talk to me! …I’m not that bad I promise.
Well guess what? Whether you call it trash or rubbish it’s still the same bloody thing.
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I have honestly not heard of Ab Fab before. Anyway, who in their right mind would want to watch a show about two middle aged women who do nothing all day, but drink?
Because who in their right mind would not want to spend their time watching a show about Norwegian teenagers who do nothing all day, but drink?
So I was born in one country, raised in another, and now live in the UK…during terms. When I go to see my family, who now live in a fourth country, am I going to my home or leaving my home?
I’m so happy it only took me 3 months to open a bank account! My German friend tells me it could be much much worse…
Is this culture to you?
Yup, my mother tongue is moving into the very light green sections of this chart scarily fast.
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I have only 1 piece of advice for Sadiq Khan – rent controls!! Make London Berlin Again 😉
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PS. I drowned…
It will be ‘banterful’. It can get ‘laddy’.
Are the mixeroos crimes against cuisine culture? Fries and curry sauce? Check. Deep fried-pizza? Better than it sounds. Scottish pupils in particular will get it…
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