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Influence your Union

Whatever you’re studying at Surrey and wherever you’re living, the Students’ Union is here to represent you. With students at the heart of our work, we’re always looking for your feedback and there’s lots of ways in which you can influence your Union. Make Your Change Every year students influence their Union’s key campaign for…

The Union

Helping you make the most of Surrey The Students’ Union is a student-led charity – we focus on supporting you, bringing people together, representing your academic interests, and making opportunities to get involved. We’re led by a team the student Sabbatical Officers (Sabbs) that you elect each year. Megan SimmonsVP Voice James BarlowVP Activity Ajay…

Complaints

Making a Complaint For the purpose of process, a student complaint is defined as:“an expression of dissatisfaction by one or more students about the Union’s action or lack ofaction, or about the standard of service provided by or on behalf of the Union; where astudent is seeking a certain outcome or remedy”This process happens in…

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Costing your Future

​The government spending review (to be published at the end of October), is set to announce changes to student finance that will seriously disadvantage students and graduates, seeing them start paying an equivalent of almost 50% tax. Chris Skidmore, Universities Minister is quoted saying: ‘I think this was always the plan. It certainly is the easiest, least complicated…

Committee Minutes

The Students’ Union has a range of Committees that meet regularly throughout the year. Some help us to ensure the smooth running of the charity, and others focus more specifically on student issues or campaign opportunities. Student-facing committees (Exec, Democracy Committee, and the four Zone Committees) are open to student guests by default but may…

Housing Advice

We know that housing is an important part of your university life and as part of the Students’ Union, we want to ensure that you get the most out of your housing experience whether it be on or off campus. We have put together some useful information on Housing Advice below. If you still cannot…

Make Your Change

The Students’ Union is a student-led charity – we focus on supporting you, bringing people together, representing your academic interests, and making opportunities to get involved. We’re led by a team the student Sabbatical Officers (Sabbs) that you elect each year. Megan SimmonsVP Voice James BarlowVP Activity Ajay AjimobiPresident Nat Nelson-WilliamsVP Community Leri FrancisVP Support…

Wellbeing Week

25 – 29th October 2021 A week of activities designed to support you and your mental and physical wellbeing. See below for details of what we have planned – Tea, Toast and Talk: breakfast club Speed Mate-ing Sexual Health Screenings Wellbeing Walks Coffee, Cake and Chat: Samaritans on Campus Active Listening training Bystander Awareness training…

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Black History Month

October is Black History Month – Celebrate with us.  Black History Month runs throughout October and recognises the contribution of Black people and culture to the history and the future of our society.  At the Students’ Union, we know it’s important to celebrate Black culture throughout the year, and we want to join our Afro-Caribbean…