NUS extra Direction and Oversight Board

The Direction and Oversight Boards are there to support the decision making of the NUS Services Board in matters of NUS extra, Purchasing, and UnionCloud within the students’ unions.

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

To guide the meetings of the cooperative enterprise units in encouraging a wide representation, the generation of new ideas, and to consider new initiatives that come from the Cooperative Enterprise Units.

This committee is made up of:

  • 2 student officers, elected by the CEU
  • 3 student union staff, appointed by the Board
  • 2 directors, appointed by the Board
  • 2 external members, recommended by the CEU
  • The Company Chair ex officio

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.

This committee is required to make decisions and recommendations where appropriate and to make recommendations to the Services Board when necessary.

What happens at meetings?

The committee considers the recommendations and outputs from the Cooperative Enterprise Units and scrutinises opportunities to extend the reach of the extra card and looks at opportunities for innovation.

The committee is provided with updates on extra card work.

Meeting dates for 2016/17

Monday 8th August 2016 - Induction day

Wednesday 7th September 2016 - Meeting 1

Wednesday 30th November 2016 - Meeting 2

Wednesday 15th February 2017 - Meeting 3

Wednesday 7th June 2017 - Meeting 4