Mature & Part Time Students

NUS Mature & Part Time Students' Conference takes place on Saturday 12 March 2016.

NUS  Mature & Part Time Students' Conference is the sovereign policy-making body of the  Mature & Part Time Students' Section which is a 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.

Each CM is entitled to one voting delegate and as many observers as you wish at Mature and Part-Time Students Conference. For the purposes of elections, voting is done on a One Union, One Vote basis. Only students who are defined as a part of the Mature and Part-Time Students Section may take part in its governance, as defined by NUS' Articles and Rules.

Conference Document 1 - Notice of Mature and Part time Students Conference

Conference Document 3 - Elections

Conference Document 5 - Minutes from Mature and Part time Students Conference 2015

Conference Document 6 - Motions

Conference Document 12 - Minutes and Resolutions from Mature and Part Time Students Conference 2016


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 Mature & Part Time Students' Section

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 Mature & Part Time Students' Section

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 Mature & Part Time Students' Section

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.