Disabled Students

NUS Disabled Students' Conference took place on 22, 23 and 24 March 2016. 

NUS Disabled Students' Conference is the sovereign policy-making body of the Disabled Students' Campaign which is a politically autonomous part of NUS UK.

This Conference brings together delegates from students' unions affiliated to NUS UK to discuss, debate and vote on motions and elect the political leadership for the year ahead.

 

Conference Document 1 - Notice of NUS Disabled Students Conference 2016

Conference Document 2 - Standing Orders

Conference Document 3 - Elections

Conference Document 4 - Delegate Entitlement 

Conference Document 5 - Minutes from Disabled Students' Conference 2015

Conference Document 5 - Resolutions from Disabled Students' Conference 2015

Conference Document 7 - Motions and Amendments

Conference Document 8 - Manifestos

Plain Text Manifesto - Bal Deol

Plain Text Manifesto - James Elliott

Conference Document 9 - Order Paper

Conference Document 10 - Policy Lapse

Policy passed at Disabled Students Conference in 2013 is due to lapse in 2016

Conference Document 11 - Reports

Conference Document 12 - Resolutions from Disabled Students' Conference 2016

Conference Docuement 12 - Minutes from Disabled Students Conference 2016

Conference Document 12a - Election Results 2016 Count Sheets

 

Understanding your role as an NUS Delegate

As a delegate you have 3 main roles at Conference which includes; voting on policy, voting in elections, voting on reports.

Policy – setting the direction of NUS Disabled Students' Campaign

You will discuss and vote on motions which will become policy of NUS when passed. The policy will inform the organisation about what you, its student members, think about key issues. This policy will be interpreted and enacted by the Council members.

Elections – choosing the leadership of NUS Disabled Students' Campaign

You will be able to choose the leadership of NUS for 2016/17 who represent students on a National level.

Accontability – reviewing the work of NUS Disabled Students' Campaign

You will be reviewing the work of the elected leadership and representatives on committees. You have the opportunity to hold to account the officer responsible by asking them questions and voting on whether to approve their reports.

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