LGBT+ Students



NUS LGBT+ Students' Conference takes place on Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 March 2016.

NUS LGBT+ Students' Conference is the sovereign policy-making body of the LGBT+ 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 LGBT+ Conference

Conference Document 2 - Standing Orders

Conference Document 3 - Elections

Conference Document 4 - Delegate Entitlement 

Conference Document 5 - Resolutions from LGBT Conference 2015

Conference Document 5 - Minutes from LGBT Conference 2015

Conference Document 7 - Motions and Amendments

Conference Document 8 - Manifestos

Noorulann Shahid Plain Text Manifesto

Fiona Wood Plain Text Manifesto

Melantha Chittenden Plain Text Maifesto

Conference Document 9 - Order Paper

Conference Document 10 - Policy Lapse

Policy Passed at LGBT Conference in 2013 is due to Lapse in 2016

Conference Document 12 - Minutes from LGBT+ Conference 2016

Conference Document 12 - Resolutions from LGBT+ Conference 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 LGBT+ 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 LGBT+ Students' Campaign

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

Reports – reviewing the work of NUS LGBT+ 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.