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Privacy Notice – Central Services

What information do we collect from you? USSU’s Central Services hold and processes personal data concerning: Financial records; Legal information; Code of conduct information; Staff information; Staff photographs. How is data is collected: Financial records – correspondence including emails and invoices/credit notes/statements/chasers; Legal information – correspondence including emails and contracts/agreements; Code of conduct information –…

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…

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…

Public Speaking Top Tips

Open with a quote Often, we start a presentation by saying “My name’s X and today I want to talk about Y” but to really hook your audience from the start, try including a relevant quote or statistic. Imagine you’re due to pitch a marketing concept. Instead of introducing yourself straight away, you could start with something…

Body Language

In public speaking, it’s not just what you’re saying or even how you’re saying it, your body language says a lot to your audience – both in person or even over a video call.   If speaking standing up, try to make sure that you have a few centimetres of space between your elbows and the side of your…

Researching Opinion: Top Tips

Gather factual data Make sure that you’re collecting data from a number of sources: you could conduct surveys if you need to gather stats and opinions from students, and post a link to your cohort on your discussion board, or via email or social media. If you’re interested in academic feedback, using your MySurrey Voice discussion board is…

Researching Opinion: Challenges

Lack of Contact The most likely challenge you’ll face in doing research is difficulty in finding an audience willing to provide feedback. You might find your target audience hard to reach and may not respond to emails, but in that instance, please do persevere and try different ways of reaching out. Because students in particular…