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Referendum Announcement:

The Students' Union Executive Team have voted unanimously to hold a referendum.  After our initial announcement, the referendum question was subsequently edited by the Students' Union Board of Trustees after the University identified a breach of the Memorandum of Understanding.

The referendum question will be:

‘Is the performance and leadership of the governing bodies of the University of Surrey satisfactory?’


Referendum timetable:

Date Event
Thursday 28th MarchReferendum announced
Friday 10th May 12noonCandidate briefing, Students' Union Committee Room
Monday 13th May

Campaign statement submission deadline 9am via

Campaign period begins 12noon

Tuesday 14th May, 6pm

Referendum Question Time event, 6pm, 03MS01

Wednesday 15th May - Friday 17th MayVoting open online - via first past the post system
Thursday 16th May 7pmBudget form deadline – electronic submission

Referendum rules - please click here to view the rules for the referendum.

University governing bodies:

The referendum question refers to the University's governing bodies.  This refers to University Council and University Executive Board. 

Budget Form 2019

Union Election Budget Form 2019.pdf

If you have any specific questions that have not been answered above, please email 

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