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Campaigning Next Steps

Before your campaign starts, here’s a quick list for the key things to make sure you’re all set! Campaign aims and end goal Ways to measure your success/impact Identify key people Develop a budget and list of materials needed, if applicable Draft list of activities and timeline Once you’ve checked these points off, the Voice…

Campaigning

Once you’ve got your team together, now’s the time to kick start your campaign. Remember to keep your goals for your campaign in mind at all times, as this will keep you on track and focusing on your mission statement. Having said that, a successful campaign isn’t just about achieving the goals you’ve set for…

Introduction to Campaigning

This course is developed from the campaign platform, an initiative launched in 2019 by the 2019-20 VP Voice Ajay Ajimobi to help support student activism on campus: This is something I feel very passionate about as student voice and representation is vital, we all come from different backgrounds and have different experiences. This should be reflected with regards…

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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…

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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…

Campaign Resources

Whether you’re new to campaigning or not, we’ve put together some helpful worksheets and campaign materials to help you learn anything you may need about running a successful campaign. First steps Looking for an introduction? Check out the VP Voice’s ‘Creating your Campaign’ guide for all the info you need on to how to get…

Campaigns

If you’re as passionate as we are about creating the changes that students want to see at Surrey, then getting involved in campaigning could be a great opportunity for you! The Students’ Union can offer a range of financial and administrative support for student-led campaigns, as well as advertising your campaign and helping students sign…

Direct Action

By law, everyone has the right to free speech and to peaceful protest but these are not absolute rights; they do not extend to actions that may cause harm or hatred towards others.  This means that your campaign may put forward challenging debate and represent diverse perspectives on a particular issue; this freedom of speech…

Planning your Campaign

Once you’ve established your mission statement and set out what you want to achieve and why, it’s time to think about getting more specific about how you’re going to make your campaign a success. Writing targets for your campaign are a great way to ensure that the goals of your campaign are achievable with the time and…

Sustainability

As a Students’ Union we recognise that all of our activities, services and products have an impact on our environment. As part of our commitment to sustainability, we believe that managing the environmental and ethical implications of our activities should be an integral part of good management practice and responsible corporate governance. Get Involved Come to…