Women Students

NUS Women Students' Conference will take place on Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 April 2016.

NUS Women Students' Conference is the sovereign policy-making body of the Women 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.


by 9am 22 March

Motion Submission for this conference has now closed.

Conference Document 1 - Notice of Women's Conference

Conference Document 2 - Standing Orders

Conference Document 3 - Elections

Conference Document 4 - Delegate Entitlement 

Conference Document 5 - Minutes and Resolutions from Women's Conference 2015

Conference Document 6 - Motions

Conference Document 7 - Motions and Amendments

Conference Document 8 - Manifestos

Anna Lee Plain Text Manifesto

Hareem Ghani Plain Text Manifesto

Conference Document 9 - Order Paper

Conference Document 10 - Policy Lapse

Policy passed at Womens Conference in 2013 is due to lapse in 2016

Conference Document 12 - Minutes and Resolutions from Women's 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 Women 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 Women 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 Women 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.