The Students' Union Annual Members' Meeting voted to hold a referendum on whether or not the University of Surrey Students' Union should continue to affiliate to the National Union of Students. Referenda are held in accordance with the Union's election rules. The Returning Officer for the referendum will be Mr Jim Dickinson, Chief Executive of UEA Students' Union. Questions regarding the referendum should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The referendum question will be:
'Should the University of Surrey Students' Union continue to affiliate with the National Union of Students?'
Watch the Question Time event hosted on Tuesday 9th June, here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW3VIj7BtHw
Details of the referendum and how you can get involved are below:
Nominations for yes/no campaign leaders open
Nominations for yes/no campaign leaders close
3 June 12 noon
Thursday 4 June 5pm - 6pm, Students' Union committee room
Campaigning period begins
Friday 5 June
Question Time event
Tuesday 9 June 6pm Lecture Theatre E - and live online.
Wednesday 10 June 7pm
On Friday 12th July at 19:00 voting closed with the highest (and closest) ever turnout for a referendum on the NUS at Surrey. The turnout was 1659
Yes: 1049 (63.2%)
No: 610 (36.8%)
We remain affiliated to the NUS.