​​Fitness to Study

What does 'Fit to Study' mean?

When the University have concerns about your Fitness to Study it means they think that your physical or mental health may be impacting on your studies and your ability to do well on your course.

IMPORTANT – the University will always try to work with you to ensure your success on your course, it is very rare that a panel that they will insist a student to take a break or leave their course


What do I need to do first?

Read the University's Regulations for Fitness to Study.

These can be found on the web-site of the Office of Student Complaints, Appeals and Regulations (OSCAR) - https://www.surrey.ac.uk/office-student-complaints-appeals-and-regulation


I need further advice:

You can make an appointment with one of our Academic Advice team. Appointments are for a maximum of 30 minutes, Monday - Friday 10-4pm.

Please email ussu.advice@surrey.ac.uk with the following information:

Name​, Course, Year of study, Details of your case (including any documentation you have received fro​m the University about your fitness to study),  What you need advice on​, Date of interview or panel

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