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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…

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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…

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…