Surrey Student Support

Information and Updates from the Student Support teams

Support Teams prepare to Welcome new students

All University support services teams are now preparing to welcome our next intake of freshers in Oct 2015. The Welcome Steering group continues to meet with input from the registration working group, move in working group and central welcome event working group. Final changes to the welcome website are being made in preparation for it […]


New Personal Tutor Training Sessions

From June 2015 onwards the Student Life team in Student Support will be running personal tutor sessions every 1-2 months until June 2016. This will give an overview of the support services available to students and can be booked through staff development. https://www.surrey.ac.uk/surreynet/learninganddevelopment/courses/personal_tutor_training.htm Aug and September dates are due to be added soon.  


Student Support Annual Report – Profiling activity, spend, change in 13-14

The year Oct 13 to Sept 14 saw a myriad of changes across Student Support Services, with changes to teams operating out of the Student services Centre and student support teams in residences. Overall there were further pressures to reduce costs, while maintaining services and standards The report summarises the volume and reasons for student […]


New Org Chart for Student Support Services

Following recent changes across teams the Organisational chart has been updated. It covers the student support services teams below Student Information Desk (initial point of queries for the SSC) International Support Residential Support – Wardening Student Life Support – Mentoring Money Advice Student Finance Receivables https://sharepoint.surrey.ac.uk/studentcare/allunistaff/Shared%20Documents/StudentSupport-OrgChart.pdf  


Commonwealth Day in Guildford

On Monday 9 March, a small group of Surrey students from the Commonwealth were invited to celebrate Commonwealth Day in Guildford. Together with the International Student Support team, they met the Mayor, local borough counsellors and other senior officials, representatives from the armed forces and local youth councillors. The event took place in the Guildhall […]


New Student Welcome Planning – Looking Forward to Sept 2015

The Student Welcome Steering Group met for the first time last week to look at the forward planning to Welcome 2015.  The aims of the group are:- •To review current welcome arrangements for all students under each sub group theme (accommodation ‘move in’ working group, registration working group, central activities working group) •To promote effective […]


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