Student Opportunities Advisory Group

Supporting students’ unions to deliver quality student opportunities; societies, sports, student fundraising, volunteering, employability, enterprise, and student media.  

Nominations for the Boards and Groups are now open! You can submit your nomination here.

Advise the NUS Charitable Services Board on new thinking on student opportunities and employability. It will oversee strategic relationships with partner organisations such as BUCS, the National Student Drama Festival and Volunteering England.

This committee is made up of:

  • 3 Student Union Staff
  • 2 Active Student Volunteers
  • 3 SU Student Officer
  • 4 Lay members
  • 1 Charity Trustee

You can see who they are for the current year here and you can find out how to get involved on the Get Involved pages.

Elections for positions on the advisory groups will re open this year at Convention.

What happens at meetings?

The committee receives updates on the work of the Student Opportunities team and scrutinises this work to ensure it will achieve its plans and stay in line with the mission, vision and values.

Meeting dates for 2016/17

Monday 8th August 2016 - Induction day

Monday 5th September 2016 - Meeting 1

Monday 28th November 2016 - Meeting 2

Monday 13th February 2017 - Meeting 3

Monday 5th June 2017 - Meeting 4