Elections will be held at Black Students’ Conference 2018 for the following roles

  • NUS Black Students’ Officer (full time, paid)
  • NUS National Executive Council Black Students’ member (voluntary)
  • NUS Black Students’ Committee (voluntary)
  • NUS Black Students’ Steering Committee (voluntary)

Any Black student or full time officer at a Constituent Member of NUS or full time officer of NUS may stand for election.

National Officer

The Black Students Officer is the lead representative of black students in the UK and leads the work of the NUS Black Students campaign. They are responsible for acting on policy mandated at Black Students Conference and chair the Black Students Committee, who are elected volunteers.

Please note: the elections form cannot be saved and returned to. Please ensure you have 20 mins of time and all the documents you need to hand.


Nominations for the Committee will open and close at conference.

There are 14 Black Students Campaign Committee positions:

1 National Executive Council (NEC) representative - The NEC representative will be expected to attend the 6 meetings of the NEC between Black Students’ Campaign Conference 2016 and Black Students’ Campaign Conference 2017. This position automatically sits on the Black Students Campaign Committee. If the Black Students’ Officer Role is taken by not a Self-defining Woman, the NEC Position will be open to Women Only. The Election for the Black Students officer will be held first.

3 Open Place representatives, 2 Women’s representatives, 2 Further Education representatives, 1 International representative, 1 LGBT Open Place representative, 1 LGBT Women’s Place representative, 1 Mature Students’ representative,1 Postgraduate Student representative,1 Disabled Students Representative, 5 Black Students Steering Committee positions