Surrey Student Support

Information and Updates from the Student Support teams

Mentor Recruitment Is Now Open!

We are now recruiting Mentors and Team Leaders for 2018/19! If you know any current students who might be interested in supporting new Surrey students, and earn some extra money just take a look at our website. Student Life Mentors visit first year undergraduates and postgraduates living in University residences each week to have a chat, […]

Semester Two Welcome

Last week and this week we welcomed students arriving in Semester Two. The Student Life team organised two talks for our new postgraduate and exchange students covering central University services. For those new students living in our residences we also ran a welcome talk (covering Warden and Student Life Mentoring) following by a pancake social (students […]

Christmas Celebrations! by Susan McLoughlin (International Student Support Advisor)

In order to get into the Christmas spirit, International Student Support organised two festive activities. We started the festivities during the first week of December with a Christmas Photo Competition. We asked the student body to send us a festive photo showing how they were getting into the Christmas spirit, either on campus or in […]


As we reach the end of the calendar year and stop for a well needed break over Christmas I think about all the amazing visits by our Student Life Mentors, all the socials that have been run, relationships formed, and conversations – some life shaping conversations that have taken place over the last three months. […]

Social for Students Aged Under 18

The Student Life team organised a social event for all students at the University who are aged under 18 last week. We wanted to provide an opportunity for this group of students to get together and meet other students who are not yet aged 18. Students aged under 18 are a group who have told us […]

International Orientation Programme, by Namy Yu (International Student Support Advisor)

On Thursday and Friday (21st and 22nd September), our International Students took the Coach Tour of Surrey, visited the beautiful Losely Park, strolled around Guildford,  and enjoyed the lovely River Wey with boat tour at Dapdune Wharf. 83 students took a tour of Surrey, visiting the famous Edwardian House Polesden Lacey and enjoying a fantastic […]

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