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​​​​​​​​​Influence Your Union

All students are members of the Students' Union, which is a membership led organisation.  This means we exist to do what our student members want us to do, so it's important you understand how you can influence our decisions.

Make Your Change:

Every year in October, the Union runs the 'Make Your Change' campaign where students select the priority campaign for the Union which we will work on all year.  

Run your own campaign:

If the Union's own campaigning ideas don't appeal to you, you can create and run your own campaign.  We have created a campaign platform which you can use to apply for funding for your campaign. Clcik the buttons below for more information.

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Lead the way: 

Any student can run for an elected position in the Union.  Whether it's a full time paid sabbatical role, a voluntary zone position or becoming a course rep to represent your cohort's views, we are here to help you become a student leader.  Visit the Union's election pages for more information.

Tell us your feedback, influence our policies and processes:

If you are aware of a University or Union process that you don't agree with, you don't think something is fair or efficient, or you can think of a better way to achieve a goal, please give us your feedback.  We are keen to hear from you on any issue that's bothering you, big or small.  There are various ways you can give us your feedback:

  • Use our feedback form - you will receive updates from us on what we are doing with your feedback
  • Speak to your Course Rep on any academic issues 
  • Email Theo the VP Voice at

You said: we did:

Find out all the ways that your feedback and views are influencing the way we work and the way we represent your views to the University.  Visit the 'you said we did' page.

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This October, we asked all students what the topic of the next big Students' Union campaign should be and you voted for 'Sustainability: A Greener Surrey'

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Sports and physical activity should be open to all. Girls Who Can is all about increasing female participation in sport through a range of activities and opportunities throughout the year.

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Now that a general election has been announced for December, if you want your voice to be heard, it's time to register to vote!

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Union House
University of Surrey
Stag Hill, Guildford

Contact Us
01483 689 223

The University of Surrey Students’ Union is a private limited company, registered in England & Wales with registered number 07470232, registered at Union House, Guildford, GU2 7XH. The Union is also a registered charity, registered with charity number 1142479

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