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NUS Charity Board

The NUS SU Charitable Services Board (NUS Charity Board) is one of the 7 legal entities which makes up the NUS Group. You can see the structure of the NUS Group here.

The NUS Charity Board is responsible for the management and administration of the Charity and provides leadership and oversight of the long-term Supporting Students’ Unions plans and work and ensure appropriate oversight of the delivery of the operating plans and KPIs that underpin the overall aims and objectives.

This Board is made up of:

  • VP Union Development
  • 3 NUS UK Officer Trustees
  • 2 NUS UK Student Trustees
  • 3 Student Union staff Trustees
  • 1 NUS UK Lay Trustee
  • 1 Lay 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.

What happens at meetings?

At each meeting the Board will receive updates on the progress and actions against the Supporting Students’ Unions plan. There will be an update on the discussion and actions of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Human Resources Committee.

These 2 committees manage and monitor the organisation’s finances and risk all matters relating to human resources across the whole NUS Group.

The Deputy Chief Executive Influence, Insight and Student Voice provides the Board with an update on their work and the main priorities of the NUS Charity work and projects.

What is coming next?

Meetings for 2016/17

  • 29 November 2016
  • 14 February 2017
  • 6 June 2017

What has happened at past meetings?

Following each meeting the chair of this Board and the others will publish a communication summarising the key issues and decisions at the meeting. There will be an alert to this in the News Feed.

Papers and Minutes

Where possible we will publish the papers and full minutes associated with the meeting. There may be some occasions where this is not possible, the Publication Policy provides further explanation.

201617

Meeting date: 29 November 2016

 

201516

Meeting Date: 7 June 2016 - Minutes

201617 cycle of business 
Group Leadership Report 
Supporting Students’ Unions KPIs
Feedback from Boards and Subcommittees
Finance 
P100: Draft strategy 
P100: People & Talent Plan 
P100: Student Opportunities Plan 
Positioning of Sustainability 
Impact 
Supporting Communities of Practice  
Training Verifiers and establishing Clarification  
Events 
SU2016 Update 

 

Meeting Date: 15 March 2016 - Minutes

Relationship between the Board and the DOBs 
Leadership and director report 
Supporting Students’ Union operating plans and KPIs 
Feedback from Subcomittees and Boards
Management accounts 
Quality Students’ Unions future direction 
Endowment – divest and invest  
Charity Estimates  
Positioning of sustainability 
Alternative providers 
Membership benefit test 
Student opportunities 
Project 100 
Sustainability green fund 
Strategic conversation draft agenda 
 

Meeting Date: 10 November 2015 - Minutes

Leadership Report
Supporting students' unions
Charity activities and remit letter
Direction and Oversight Boards

A&R Subcommittee summary
HR Subcommittee summary
Audited Accounts

Management Accounts
Lead and Change 2015 programme evaluation
The Board also received a presentation on and discussed the Project 100.

 

Meeting Date: 19 May 2015 Minutes

Leadership Report
Supporting Students' Unions operating plan
Supporting Students' Unions long term plan
2015/16 Budgets
Direction and Oversight Boards (verbal)
A&R Subcommittee summary
HR Subcommittee summary
Meeting cycle 2015/16
Updated student engagment partnership operating plan

 

Meeting Date: 24 February 2015 Minutes

Comments on the previous minutes and actions – This was an verbal item
Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest from the agenda - This was an verbal item
Appointments and resignations - This was an verbal item

Terms of office
Supporting Students' Unions
NUS Charity Estimates
ARR Subcommittee summary
HR Subcommittee summary

SU2015

ODP Action Plan

TSEP operating plan

Apprentices operating plan

Direction and Oversight Boards

Alcohol Impact
Publication policy
Commission on costs and benefits

 

Meeting Date: 19 May 2015 Minutes

Comments on the previous minutes and actions – This was an verbal item
Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest from the agenda - This was an verbal item
Appointments and resignations - This was an verbal item

Supporting Students' Unions - Operating plan update
Supporting Students' Unions - Long term plan
DOB report - This was an verbal item
A&R Subcommittee summary
HR Subcommittee summary
Meeting cycle 2015/16
TSEP operating plan