Your Student Services

The Student Services Centre can help if you need information, advice and guidance, or support regarding general non-academic enquiries. Friendly staff are trained to deal with a wide range of enquiries and are a key source of information on many University services.

About the Student Services Centre

Think of us as a ‘first-stop shop’ - we have friendly staff trained to deal with a wide range of enquiries and provide key information and help on many University services. If we can’t answer your question, we'll contact colleagues to get the answer or direct you elsewhere if needs be. Current students can access a range of personal information and update certain data through the student records self service portal.

Customer Service Excellence

Student Support Services/Student Services Centre carry an external quality mark for the standard of services provided to students, for more information click here.

Faculty Student Services

Your Faculty Student Services office can help you on academic related queries.

Student money - fees, funding and advice

  • Tuition Fees – Rates, Payment, Policies
  • Funding – Government, University discretionary support, Trusts and Charities
  • Advice – Costs of study, Budgeting, Tax/NI, Benefits, Part-time work

Support with Accommodation

  • Wardening - discipline and welfare support in University accommodation
  • Private accommodation - help with contract advice and dispute resolution

Social Media

‘SurreyStudent’ social media channels will keep you up to date with student life info and advice:

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International student support

  • Visas and immigration
  • International travel
  • Specialist welfare support for international students

Registry and administration

  • University registration
  • Student records and confirmation of student status
  • Details of degree and postgraduate programmes
  • Entrance requirements
  • Council Tax queries

Placement Administration

Support for professional training year placements is located in the Employability and Careers Centre in the Philip Marchant Building.

Exams, assessments and graduation

  • Collection of award certificates (including replacements)
  • Degree ceremonies and graduation queries
  • Collection of final exit transcripts

Contact us

The Student Services Centre is located at the heart of the Stag Hill campus in the Hall Complex, next to Senate House.

Download Campus Map (PDF, 2.53Mb)

Term time opening hours are 08:30-17:30.

During March and May 2017 the Student Services Centre will be open, as a trial, on Thursdays until 6pm.

Telephone: +44 (0)1483 686868

You can also read 350+ frequently asked questions and answers through our online knowledge base.

If you don't find an answer please log a query 24/7 via Student Self Service, or telephone.

Advisor Feedback:

If you've been in touch and would like to provide feedback on any 1-1 advice received, please take our customer service survey here.

Practicalities

  • Childcare and schools
  • Legal issues
  • NHS forms
  • Local and national travel
  • TV licences

Research Degrees Administration

Student support and administration for PGR Students has been centralised and will be located in LC03 in the Library.

Mentoring

The Student Life Mentoring service provides proactive support to new students to ensure you transition into University and enjoy your student experience. 

A team of 55 mentors visit new student mentees regularly, providing peer help, support and information whenever needed. If mentors can't help directly they'll refer you to other support services which can.