Surrey Student Support

Information and Updates from the Student Support teams

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 […]

New Social Media Sites for Students

Student Support Services launched three new social media sites this year and over the last 6 months they have been successful with our students. Traffic to the sites and the number of likes and followers has grown month on month, to check them out please see the sites below… Facebook Twitter Pinterest We’d welcome any feedback […]

Staff Profile – Ed Farnfield, Student Life Mentoring Team Leader

We asked one of our current mentors to tell us what he gets out of mentoring and what he thinks the benefits of mentoring are for students at Surrey.  Question 1: Introduce yourself (e.g. name, age, subject studying, what year etc.) Name: Ed Farnfield Age: 23 Subject: Aerospace Engineering Year: Level M (Masters year)   […]

Student Life Mentoring Socials Autumn 2014

Student Life Mentors worked in teams to organise and host social events for students over the course of the first semester. Some of the mentoring teams used Halloween and Christmas as the perfect excuse to host themed evenings, while other teams chose to hold off-campus socials, selecting Airhop, Guildford’s brand new trampoline park, and the […]

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