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Preferred Suppliers Library

Strategic Supplier Library

NUS has developed the Preferred Suppliers library to enable unions to browse a range of companies providing a wide range of services which might be required by from time-to-time.

Browse the library and find the right organisation to support your sustainability and growth.

Visit the suppliers library

The Resources Hub

SSU Resources Hub

The Strategic Support Unit Resource Hub is a dual section of incredibly useful documents and download. The first section contains updates, briefings and newsletters from preferred suppliers library.

The section section contains briefings, case studies and resources from the team.

Visit the Resources Hub

Staff Development

Staff Development

The Staff Development section includes valuable information on improving students' union staff including sections on training, Specialist Staff Groups, diversifying unions and talent management.

Visit the staff development section

Latest Jobs

  • Sheffield Hallam Students Union Volunteering Manager

    Salary: £25,727.00

    Date Added:Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Application Deadline:Tue 06 May 2014

    Details:Sheffield Hallam Students' Union aims to provide excellent services and facilities for its diverse membership of over 37 000 students. As part of the Student Activities Department at Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union, the Volunteering team provide a range of activities to support the student experience at Hallam.

  • Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education Assistant Case-handler

    Salary: £26,289.00

    Date Added:Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Application Deadline:Sun 11 May 2014

  • Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education Assistant Adjudicator

    Salary: £36,526.00

    Date Added:Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Application Deadline:Sun 11 May 2014

  • Liverpool Hope Students' Union Advice Worker

    Salary: £19,056.00 - £21,383.00

    Date Added:Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Application Deadline:Thu 08 May 2014

    Details:This is a unique opportunity to not only deliver a Student Advice Service but to also shape and develop what is a new role at Liverpool Hope SU and this vital service we provide for our students.

  • University of Bristol Students' Union Website and Digital Coordinator

    Salary: £20,600.00

    Date Added:Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Application Deadline:Fri 02 May 2014

    Details:The University of Bristol Students’ Union (UBU) is a membership organisation democratically led by students, supported by a team of staff who run the day to day activities and services. We are looking for an experienced, creative and motivated person to join a friendly, small team with big ambitions.


Women In Leadership events guide

Now added to the E&D resource hub is a full guide on running a Women in Leadership guide at your s...more

The Student Volunteering Landscape

To mark the start of Student Volunteering Week 2014 NUS has launched a new report - the Student ...more

10 Top Tips for SU Trsutee Boards - SSU Briefing

The dates for this years Trustees Week have now been annouced by the charities com...more


Quality Students' Unions

Quality Students' Unions

NUS has developed Quality Students’ Unions to assure the quality, standards and overall effectiveness of students’ unions.

This quality mark is a single management tool that interlocks with, and complements, relevant standards and codes that already exist within the student movement.

Visit the Quality page

Green Impact 

Green Impact

Green Impact is an accreditation scheme for environmental good-practice in students’ unions, universities and colleges, and throughout the wider community.

Visit the Green Impact website



NUS Charitable Services runs project related work in many fields. Current projects include the Drinkaware and London 2012 project.

We have a student officer specific related Drinkaware site and the student facing Be A Champion website for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Visit the projects section

Specialist Staff Groups

Staff Groups

NUS builds communities of staff with common professional interests through Specialist Groups.

The groups run events, email discussion groups and some run additional projects for the benefit of their members. Any staff member of any students' union can join any specialist group of their choice.

Visit Specialist Staff Groups...

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