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Talent Development Advisory Group

The purpose of this committee is to advise the Board of NUS Charitable Services on the strategic support needs and people development needs of the student movement.

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

The Talent Development Advisory Group is a team of experts with strategic knowledge and good practice who support and develop unions and the people of the movement. The group develops and facilitates events like SU2016.

  • Oversee and scrutinise the work of the HR Support unit, including making recommendations to the Board of NUS Charitable Services on commissioning and contracting external consultants.
  • Oversee and scrutinise projects related to people development for career staff in students’ unions.
  • Lead the work of staff communities of practice (specialist groups), setting up new ones where the need arises.
  • Support the planning of the annual Students’ Unions summer conference.

This Board is made up of:

  • 3 Student Union Staff
  • 2 Active Student Volunteers
  • 3 SU Student Officers
  • 1 NUS Charity Trustee
  • 4 Lay Trustees

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?

Oversee and scrutinise the work of the Strategic Support unit, projects related to people development for career staff in students’ unions.

Lead the work of staff communities of practice (specialist groups), setting up new ones where the need arises, and support the planning of the annual Students’ Unions summer conference.

Meeting dates for 2016/17

Monday 8th August - Induction day

Monday 5th September - Meeting 1

Monday 28th November - Meeting 2

Monday 13th February - Meeting 3

Monday 5th June - Meeting 4