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Employability

Employable Me is the Students’ Union joint initiative with the University’s Careers & Employability department, equipping Surrey students with essential skills and experience for life after university. Both the Union and the Careers team are here to help provide such opportunities and in turn, we can help you translate those skills to gain an advantage in the job…

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Working For You

Each year, around 550 Course Reps volunteer their time to represent you! We’ve brought together profiles from a Course Rep from each School in the University so that you can learn more about what Reps do, why they are so important, and why you might want to contact your Rep. If you would like to…

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Badges & Gold Stars

Newly rebranded and redeveloped for 2021-22; the ‘Badges‘ and ‘Gold Stars‘ awards are a wonderful scheme for clubs and societies to truly showcase how they go above and beyond. Developed from the prior ‘Bronze/Silver/Gold Stars’ scheme; the new badges system allows clubs and societies to achieve 5 individual badges for particular areas of activity. This…

Work with us

Working for the Students’ Union is a rewarding and career-enhancing experience. and will help your future employability with transferrable skills.   We offer roles in finance, administration & bar work, with full training and hours that work around your studies. There are also opportunities in some areas for progression – including supervisory and management roles which you can work towards during your time…

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…

Become A Rep

A Course Rep is an elected student who volunteers to gather student feedback and voice it to the University. They provide a way for students to communicate their diverse range of opinions and experiences to the staff who deliver their courses, and to make change happen. Responsibilities Course Reps have three responsibilities: Research student opinion – Reps…

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…

Work With Us

Working for the Students’ Union is a rewarding and career-enhancing experience. and will help your future employability with transferrable skills. We offer roles in finance, administration & bar work, with full training and hours that work around your studies. There are also opportunities in some areas for progression – including supervisory and management roles which…