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Volunteering Opportunities

Do Something Good, Gain something Great! Here at Surrey, thousands of students every year volunteer their time to help local causes and gain new skills along the way. That’s why in 2018 we launched Surrey Volunteering, our portal of opportunities from charities and local organisations all looking for enthusiastic helping hands. So what are you…

Freshers 2021

WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY OF SURREY STUDENTS’ UNION FRESHERS WEEK 2021! Firstly, if you’re a new student, welcome to the University of Surrey, we can’t wait for you to arrive! Freshers’ Week is your opportunity to get involved in all the awesome stuff we have to offer as you meet your new flatmates, coursemates…

Get Involved

Get Involved is a great way to check out great ways to get involved on and off campus. This page offers an activities programme run by your Students’ Union offering opportunities to try new experiences, learn new skills, and meet new people. Whatever your interests are, we’ve got something for you! Check out all our…

The Liberation Network

At the Students’ Union, the Liberation Network is there to ensure that every year, we’re hearing the experiences of different sections of our student community and make sure that everyone is represented here at Surrey. Whether you’re a non-UK student, LGBT+ student, disabled student, or person of colour, the Network will hold meetings where you…

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…

Research platforms and methods

When you have decided on the topics and questions that you want to research, you’ll need to consider the platforms you could use to conduct your research, and think about the methods you can use to gather information from others. This will also depend on the context within which you are conducting your research, and…

Top Tips for Course Reps

We know that starting a new role can be tricky, so we’ve collated 10 top tips to remind you about important elements of your role and to help you as you research, represent, and report back. 1. Gather factual data Using your MySurrey Voice discussion board is a great way to collect opinions from students and…

Course Rep Toolkit

Here you’ll find resources and information that will help you in your role as a Course Rep, including top tips, employability guidance, and the Rep Handbook.  FAQs A student has approached me with feedback about our course, how do I proceed? If the issue immediately needs fixing, like a problem with resourses or timetable clashes, speak directly to…

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…