Black Students

National Union of Students welcomes your participation at our annual Black Students Conference, taking place on 20-21 May 2017.

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

Black Students Conference Rules

Delegate Entitlement

Each Students’ Union is entitled to send 1 delegate with voting and speaking rights and up to 4 observers who will have speaking rights but  no voting rights. Observers will have an additional change at Registration. Delegates to the NUS Black Students’ Conference may be elected or nominated in a manner approved by the Constituent Member. All delegates and observers MUST self-define as Black. The term ‘Black’ is used to refer to African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean students and those who self-define as Black.

Key Dates

16 January

Opening of motions and nominations for full time officer   

29 March

Motions and Reports deadline

10 April  

Motions published  

18 April   

Amendments deadline  

28 April  

Close of nominations for Black Students’ Officer  

3 May  

Black Students’ Officer candidates published  

5 May

Close of registration for attending conference

10 May

Close of challenge to Black Students’ Officer candidates   


Registration will open in Spring 2017.

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