Surrey Student Support

Information and Updates from the Student Support teams

Words of Encouragement

It’s been really encouraging to learn how much students are choosing to take positive actions based on their Student Life Mentors recommendations, for example, taken from this week’s Mentor reports: “Karl had gone and got the meningitis shot after receiving the welfare card from Student Life Mentoring.”  “After speaking to X last week about issues regarding her […]


UUK ‘Changing the Culture’ report published.

UUK established a taskforce in November 2015 to examine violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting students. The aim was to bring together students, university experts and external organisations to consider the current evidence, the work that universities are already doing to address these issues and what more needs to be done.The final report is here:
http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/policy-and-analysis/reports/Documents/2016/changing-the-culture.pdf  

A working group has developed policy/procedures to align with many of the issues contained in the report. This new policy is listed as item 22 on the Student Support policies page http://www.surrey.ac.uk/currentstudents/ask/regulations/

A related set of recommendations was endorsed by EB on 17 Nov and will be taken forward by the group over the next 6 months.

Talk to us – we want to listen and help

“Talk to us – we want to listen and help” is the message on coasters that our Student Life Mentors have been handing out to all of our first year residential students over the past few weeks. The Cameron Grant Memorial Trust have produced coasters (personalised with Surrey contact details), to encourage students not to bottle […]


Financial Capability Week 2016

From Monday 14th – Friday 18th November, The Student Money Team will be taking part in The Money Advice Service’s first Financial Capability Week. The campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of financial capability. Throughout the week the Student Money Team will use social media to help students understand the importance of budgeting […]


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