Current Students


  • Temporary Loss of Service - Home (H) and Shared (S) Drive

    Date of work to be carried out: 02 October 2014 from 17:30

    Duration: 1 Hour

    Users affected: All staff and students

    Services affected: Home (H) and Shared (S) drives will be unavailable for 20 minutes between 17:30 and 18:30 on 02 October 2014.

    Description: Home (H) and Shared (S) drives will be unavailable for 20 minutes due to essential maintenance. Please ensure all work is saved before 17:30 and ensure any files are saved every few minutes during this time. 

  • University IT and the ShellShock Bug

    You may have seen reports of a new IT security vulnerability dubbed 'ShellShock' in the national news. The 'Bash bug', also known as Shellshock, is located in the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, leaving websites and devices using these operating systems vulnerable to compromise.

    University IT are aware of the issue and are continuing to work with third parties to address any evolving concerns.
    As the extent of the ShellShock vulnerability becomes clearer, University IT will provide further updates and recommendations as appropriate.

    Help and Support            
    If you suspect that your university account has been compromised or you have any concerns with the information above please contact University IT on 01483 689898 or email

  • ResNet Wi-Fi Access Kits now available to order

    ResNet Wireless provides fast, hassle free and secure Internet in University accommodation. 

    To get wireless Internet access in your room as soon as you arrive you will need to purchase a ResNet Wi-Fi Access Kit for £12 from the Surrey Store:

    The ResNet Wi-Fi Access Kit has everything you need to get started including a wireless router and quick start guide.

    Once you have connected your device you will receive a range of benefits including up to 45 megabits per second download speed, ability to connect in excess of ten devices (including smartphones, tablets and games consoles), one year accidental damage cover and 24/7 telephone support. 

    As the device is pre-configured all you will need to do is plug it in and start enjoying the benefits!

    For more information on ResNet and the options available to you visit:

Event Calendar

  • Postgraduate researchers’ curry and quiz night

    1 October 2014

    Come and meet other new postgraduate researchers and academics in a relaxed, sociable setting, and enjoy a curry while you test your wits with a quiz.

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  • Be the BEST: The Surrey Challenge

    1 October 2014

    A fun event with prizes involved! Working in teams, you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people, show off your current employability skills, and perhaps identify where you can channel efforts to develop in the year ahead. Booking is required. 

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  • Freshers' Festival: Headphone Disco

    1 October 2014

    Surreal, bizarre, slightly outrageous... but most of all hugely enjoyable. At the Headphone Disco you will be armed with your own set of wireless two-channel headphones; two DJs will spin two completely different sets side by side from Headphone Disco's visually enhanced stage set-up. Taking part is fun, watching from the side is hilarious!

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