Shakira Martin has been re-elected as NUS National President
Wednesday 28-03-2018 - 12:56
Shakira Martin has been re-elected as NUS National President at National Conference 2018
Day 2 of NUS National Conference at the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow, saw Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS National President for 2018/19.
Commenting after their election win Shakira Martin said: “I am honoured and humbled to have been elected as NUS’ National President for a second term. I was elected to listen, learn and lead, now it’s time to get real about what that means both for all forms of education, and what it means for NUS.”
Renewing her manifesto promises, Shakira Martin promised to:
Fight for a Minimum Living income for all students and securing the return of Grants;
Fight for regulation that forces Universities and Colleges to reduce costs;
Build and launch a national student rights framework on everything from academic appeals to eduroam;
Demand universal discounts on student travel.
Shakira Martin will begin their second term as NUS President on 1 July 2018.
Later on today at National Conference, students will also elect NUS’ five Vice Presidents for the year 2018-2019.
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