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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…

Support Reps

For the academic year 2022/23 the Union are introducing Support Reps! Support Reps will be responsible for identifying issues and raising awareness in areas affecting students such as health, Wellbeing, equality & diversity and personal safety.  This scheme is running as a pilot scheme for this academic year. This means we are trialling it in…

Signposting

If students bring you issues that fall outside your role as a Course Representative, then you’ll need to signpost them. Here will take a look at how to signpost, but remember that the principle of signposting is to listen, assess, and act. How to Signpost Listen Listen carefully to what a student is raising with you, and ensure you clearly understand their feedback….

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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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STARS Award

The STARS (Societies Training & Activities Rewards Scheme) 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 means clubs and…

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…

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. For undergraduate and Postgrad taught students Click here to…