Search Results for: Course Reps

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…

Staff Resources

​Staff Pack​: Information about running Rep elections, FAQs, and more. Rep Wins:  A snapshot into some of the fantastic things Course Reps achieved over the past academic year, and a great introduction for staff members who are interested in how the Course Rep system benefits the student population and the quality of study here at Surrey.  Lecture…

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Elections

At the Students’ Union, all our student leaders are democratically elected to ensure that they’re truly representative of the students they work for. We support three main sorts of elections: Course Reps, who represent issues in your subject/department Group signatories, who lead clubs/societies Surrey Decides, where the Officer team is elected to run the Union…

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The Voice Zone

The Voice Zone is here for when students that have something to say. Voice champions democracy, student opinion, and ensuring national representation for Surrey students. Aleksandria Rusimova Megan SimmonsVP Voice Michelle Ching Executive Committee Hugo Montford Sophie Aldous Akshaya Mohan The Voice Zone team is led by Megan, VP Voice, along with five part-time officers that…

Joint Honours Rep Guidance

A Joint Honours Rep is a Rep who represents a cohort of students studying two subjects, such as Politics and Economics. Studying a course like this can lead to some unique challenges and therefore, please see below for some FAQs to help you out!  Joint Honours Course Rep FAQs

Researching Student Opinion

The mySurrey Voice Platform The University provides you with a dedicated student voice platform. It’s an online space where students, Reps and staff can collectively raise, discuss and resolve feedback and issues. The MySurrey Voice platform is structured as a discussion board, broken down into two areas. In the first area, you can privately ask…

How to effectively report back

So now we have covered the importance of reporting back, so how is this done best? Remember, your role involves closing the feedback loop and really ensuring that the cohort you represent are well-informed and feel their opinions and perspectives have been heard. Whenever something is acted upon or changed, keep the cohort in the loop…

The ABCD of Effective Feedback

When you get feedback from your peers, some of it will be negative feedback that you’ll then have to communicate to the University. Can you present negative feedback in a professional way? Absolutely – if you stick to these guidelines. It’s important to remember that staff care about your education or research, and a relationship based…

Where to Raise Issues

Sometimes when you receive student feedback, it’s challenging to know the best course of action for how to get the issue resolved, or how to pass the feedback on to the University. We’ve prepped some examples to help you with figuring that out! If the issue immediately needs fixing: like a problem with resourses or…

Local Community Information

Welcome to Guildford! As a resident you are more than just a student, you are part of a community. Whether on campus in your first year or out in the various wards of Guildford during your second and third year in a private rented house, this is your new home. The union works very hard to help you make the…