Welcome events for New Students / Residents – starting Feb 2016

Daytime Welcome Event

Yesterday colleagues from across the University and the Student Union warmly welcomed new students who started in February.

Both UG & PG students who started this month, plus some exchange students who are in Surrey for limited periods of time, attended to listen about the opportunities to get involved and be engaged in both academic and student life. Information covered the support services available, plus how and when they can be accessed.

Video and presentations from the speakers included…

-Welcome to Surrey! (Craig Lowe)
-Student’s Union (Sabbs)
-Careers & Employability (Keith Herrmann)
-Student Advice (Tony Peoples)
-Health and Wellbeing (Rotimi Akinste)
-English Language Support (Cathy Howard)
-Library & Learning Support: SPLASH, ALS and the wider library (Carley Deanus)
-Surrey Sports Park (Mark Garfoot)

The University welcome page for new starters is available at : www.surrey.ac.uk/newstudents/


Evening Pancake Social



The daytime event was followed by a separate evening welcome for new students in accommodation from the Student Life and Wardens teams in Student Support Services.

65 new students who are in the University residences enjoying pancakes and networking in the Lecture Theatre Block.