Surrey Student Support

Information and Updates from the Student Support teams

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 […]

End of Year Lunch for international students

On 29 December the International Student Support team hosted an End of Year lunch for international students who were staying on campus during the Christmas vacation. Approximately 120 students enjoyed a lovely meal in Heart + Soul, followed by games and a film.  Many thanks to all the staff in H+S for their support, coming […]

University Funds to assist students in financial difficulty

Since 1st August 2014 Student Support has been able to assist students in financial difficulties by giving 95 awards from the University Funds, totally £89,225. The Student Money team administers various University Funds. Students may find themselves in financial hardship for a variety of reasons and Student Money aims to help as many eligible students […]

Arriva Listens to Surrey Students

Since the beginning of the semester, the Student Life Mentoring Team have collected and collated complaints received about the Arriva Bus Service and other transport issues. To ensure any concerns or complaints are being gathered in an efficient way, mentors communicated to the students to take as much detail as possible about each incident, specifically […]

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