Motions Submitted to Disabled Students Conference

Tuesday 02-02-2016 - 17:42

Motions have now been published for NUS Disabled Students conference, to be held on 22 - 24 March 2016. 

NUS Disabled Students conference will bring together a wide range of student activists to debate, vote on motions and elect the political leadership for the year ahead.

Motions have been submitted to the conference covering the following areas of work – Education, Society & Citizenship, Strong and Active Unions, Welfare & Student Rights and Rules Revision. They can be found on the Disabled Students Conference Hub.


Motions are titled:

An Effective Collective
Self-care for SU Officers
Stronger Together
NUS Communication to Students’ Unions
A full time paid NUS Trans Officer and an autonomous NUS Trans Liberation Campaign
Don't You (Forget About Me)
Disability Sports
Accessible Apprenticeship and Work Placements
Continuing the fight for DSA
Defending our Human Rights
Supporting Student Nurses
Supporting Junior Doctors
Hello!! It's me. I was wondering....
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Black Disabled Students
Disabled Women and Domestic Violence
Solidarity with Trans Students
Accessibility of HE Careers Services
Self-certification Policies
Further work on accessibility issues for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities
Support for funding specialist FE provision
Disabled People and the Welfare State
Changing the Format of Motions
Deadlines and Communication for Conference


Constituent members are entitled to submit an amendment to any motion, using the amendments form.

The deadline for amendments is 12pm 23 February.

On 22-24 March, Disabled Students Conference will bring together delegates from students' unions to discuss, debate and vote on these motions.

Register for Disabled Students Conference.


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