Welcome Week 2018

Welcome to Surrey! Welcome Week runs 23 – 28 September and is a programme of events, talks and social activities to help you find your feet, get ready to study and meet new friends.
Luke Williamson
Student Services

Your Welcome Week timetable

*Timetable subject to change, please check back regularly.

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When to attend

Vet registration will take place on Sunday 23 September at the Vet School on our Manor Park campus. You will receive an email in August with time slots of when you can register and collect your uniform.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events. All students are required to register in person at the start of their programme.

Friday 21 September, 9am–4pm: University Hall                                                                                

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or will be nearby and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

Sunday 23 September, 10am–4pm: University Hall                                                                           

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or is moving into University accommodation over the weekend and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

We would encourage students who are able to, to register on Friday or Sunday if possible.

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September: University Hall

Please refer to your Welcome Week timetable for your allocated registration time.

If you miss your allocated registration time, you can attend the sessions in University Hall on Wednesday 26 September, or, if you arrive after this date, please visit the Student Services Centre, during opening hours later in the week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration), either printed, or on your phone
  • Eligibility to study – please bring the original of the document that you uploaded as part of online registration. If you were not able to upload a document, we’ll need to take a scan of the original of one of the following:
    • Passport of an EU country
    • EU/EEA national identity card
    • Birth certificate and additional documentation (if you are British but do not hold a passport)
    • Visa/immigration documentation – for example, if you hold Indefinite Leave to Remain, please bring your BRP card.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events. All students are required to register in person at the start of their programme.

Friday 21 September, 9am–4pm: University Hall                                                                                

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or will be nearby and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

Sunday 23 September, 10am–4pm: University Hall                                                                            

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or is moving into University accommodation over the weekend and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

We would encourage students who are able to, to register on Friday or Sunday if possible.

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September: University Hall

Please refer to your Welcome Week timetable for your allocated registration time.

If you miss your allocated registration time, you can attend the sessions in University Hall on Wednesday 26 September, or, if you arrive after this date, please visit the Student Services Centre, during opening hours later in the week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have not collected your BRP from the Post Office yet, please bring your Decision letter from the UKVI
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within 10 days of arriving in the UK and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events.

Once you arrive at Surrey you’ll need to attend a registration session. Your allocated time slot for Registration will be during the Exchange Orientation on Friday 21 September; 9:30am–12noon (see your Exchange Orientation Programme for details).

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP). Please ensure you collect your BRP from the post office before you attend registration – you can only register with your BRP card.* 
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within 10 days of arriving in the UK or before the end date on your entry visa (whichever is earliest) and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events. All students are required to register in person at the start of their programme.

Friday 21 September, 9am–4pm: University Hall                                                                                

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or will be nearby and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

Sunday 23 September, 10am–4pm: University Hall                                                                            

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or is moving in to University accommodation over the weekend and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

We would encourage students who are able to, to register on Friday or Sunday if possible.

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September: University Hall

Please refer to your Welcome Week timetable for your allocated registration time.

If you miss your allocated registration time, you can attend the sessions in University Hall on Wednesday 26 September, or, if you arrive after this date, please visit the Student Services Centre, during opening hours, later in the week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).  Please ensure you collect your BRP from the post office before you attend registration – you can only register with your BRP card.* 
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa.

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within ten days of arriving in the UK or before the end date on your entry visa (whichever is earliest) and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

When to attend

During your first week you’ll need to attend a registration session.

Your allocated day is Wednesday 26 September (see your Welcome Week timetable for details).

If you miss your allocated registration time, please visit the Student Services Centre during opening hours the following week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).  Please ensure you collect your BRP from the post office before you attend registration – you can only register with your BRP card.* 
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa.

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within 10 days of arriving in the UK or before the end date on your entry visa (whichever is earliest) and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events. All students are required to register in person at the start of their programme.

Friday 21 September, 9am–4pm: University Hall                                                                                

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or will be nearby and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

Sunday 23 September, 10am–4pm: University Hall                                                                            

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or is moving in to University accommodation over the weekend and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

We would encourage students who are able to, to register on Friday or Sunday if possible.

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September: University Hall

Please refer to your Welcome Week timetable for your allocated registration time.

If you miss your allocated registration time, you can attend the sessions in University Hall on Wednesday 26 September, or, if you arrive after this date, please visit the Student Services Centre, during opening hours, later in the week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

If you are studying MSc Advanced Materials or MSc Environmental Strategy, your last registration date is 28 September 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).  Please ensure you collect your BRP from the post office before you attend registration – you can only register with your BRP card.* 
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa.

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within 10 days of arriving in the UK or before the end date on your entry visa (whichever is earliest) and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

When to attend

Registration is the first step every student takes to get involved in university life, from attending lectures to getting into Students' Union events. All students are required to register in person at the start of their programme.

Friday 21 September, 9am–4pm: University Hall                                                                                

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or will be nearby and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

Sunday 23 September, 10am–4pm: University Hall                                                                            

This is an open session for anyone who lives locally to the University, or is moving in to University accommodation over the weekend and wants to get a head start and register prior to Welcome Week. If you register on this day, you do not need to attend the session that is detailed on your Welcome Week timetable.

We would encourage students who are able to, to register on Friday or Sunday if possible.

Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September: University Hall

Please refer to your Welcome Week timetable for your allocated registration time.

If you miss your allocated registration time, you can attend the sessions in University Hall on Wednesday 26 September, or, if you arrive after this date, please visit the Student Services Centre, during opening hours, later in the week.

Please note the last registration date for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is 12 October 2018 and for postgraduate research students, 24 October 2018.

What to bring

  • Confirmation of pre-registration (received after completing online registration) either printed or on your phone
  • If you are a non-EEA national, you must bring your current signed passport and:
    • Proof of your entry clearance or leave to remain in the UK (right to study) – this will be a stamp or visa in your passport or a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • If you have a Tier 4 (General) visa that is for more than six months, you are required to show your entry clearance stamp (30-day vignette in your passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).  Please ensure you collect your BRP from the post office before you attend registration – you can only register with your BRP card.* 
  • If you are under 18 at the start of your course, you are required to bring a copy of the consent letter from your parent(s) or legal guardian that you provided when applying for your visa.

*You will need to collect your BRP from:

Guildford Town Post Office
171–173 High Street
Guildford
GU1 3AJ

View Google directions from the University of Surrey to the Post Office.

You must collect your BRP from the Post Office within 10 days of arriving in the UK or before the end date on your entry visa (whichever is earliest) and you will need to show this to officers of the University to confirm that you are eligible to study at Surrey.

UKCISA has prepared some helpful advice for collecting your BRP. See UKCISA's advice.

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) requires that we keep copies of these documents as part of the points-based immigration system, so we’ll take copies during Registration. We’re also responsible for keeping a record of your immigration status and for reporting any student who does not register or attend their course at the University.

Prepare documents for registration.

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Attend University registration.

Your campus card

Your campus card gives you access to many facilities at the University.

You can use it to:

  • Visit the Library (to borrow books, pay for photocopying, etc)
  • Access IT facilities
  • Access other buildings on campus.

Your campus card is also your Students’ Union identity card, enabling you to attend Students’ Union events and get student discounts in participating stores or venues.

It’s important to look after your campus card as there may be a charge for lost, damaged or stolen cards. The card should be returned to the Library if you leave the University permanently.

Ensure you complete Online Registration and upload your photo by 14 September to get your campus card pre-printed and ready for collection. If you miss the deadline you will need to have your photo taken and your campus card printed once you have registered and there may be queues.

Collect your campus card.

Register with a doctor

As part of University registration, you’ll also get the opportunity to register online with Guildowns Group Practice – the on-campus NHS GP.

 

Your Tasks

Create your calendar
Prepare for registration
Attend University registration
Tuition fees
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