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Making a Complaint

Please note that this page is regarding complaints to the University. For complaints regarding the Students’ Union please click the button below for more information. If you feel the University have provided you with a disservice, not acted with due care or have broken a regulation/code of practice then you may be entitled to report…

Fitness to Practise

What does ‘Fit to Practise’ mean? Fitness to Practice procedures only apply to students who are studying programmes that lead to a related profession e.g. students in Health and Social Care, Psychology or the Vet School. The University has its own disciplinary procedures but when a student is studying on a professional related course they…

Exam Misconduct

Online Assessments  The University have ways of identifying misconduct for online examinations, including the time it has taken you to complete the assessment/questions, so dont get caught out. You may want to visit our Surrey Love page for tips on how to avoid plagiarism. Each case will be independently reviewed and you will be either asked to…

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity refers to the Universities policy on suspected academic misconduct. There are two stages to the Academic Integrity process within the University: the preliminary Interview/Discussion stage and the Panel stage. Normally students will only need to attend the first stage. Only the most severe or complex cases will progress to the second stage. The process…

Extenuating Circumstances

What are Extenuating Circumstances? Extenuating Circumstances (ECs) are, according to the University regulations, circumstances that make it ‘temporarily impossible’ for a student to meet a deadline, revise for or attend an exam or assessment, or participate in their programme as might be reasonably expected. For a full, comprehensive list of accepted circumstances, refer to the regulations It is important…

Academic Appeals

Need more help or advice? Can’t find the answer to your question? What is an academic appeal?​ You can make an academic appeal to change an academic decision made by the University, such as the decision to terminate your course or the outcome of an exam or assessment.  Other decisions that can be appealed include: penalties for…

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…

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Raising And Giving

Raising and Giving (RAG) is part of the University of Surrey Students’ Union. Our aim is to fundraise for a variety of charities, locally and globally as well as engaging widely with the community here at Guildford.  We run various RAG events throughout each academic year for students to get involved in – including bake…