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NUS Extra Direction and Oversight Board

The Direction and Oversight Boards are there to support the decision making of the NUS Services Board in matters of NUS extra, Purchasing, and UnionCloud within the students’ unions. 

To guide the meetings of the cooperative enterprise units in encouraging a wide representation, the generation of new ideas, and to consider new initiatives that come from the Cooperative Enterprise Units.

This committee is made up of:

  • 2 student officers, elected by the CEU
  • 3 student union staff, appointed by the Board
  • 2 directors, appointed by the Board
  • 2 external members, recommended by the CEU
  • The Company Chair ex officio

You can see who they are for the current year here and you can find out how to get involved on the Get Involved pages.

This committee is required to make decisions and recommendations where appropriate and to make recommendations to the Services Board when necessary.

What happens at meetings?

The committee considers the recommendations and outputs from the Cooperative Enterprise Units and scrutinises opportunities to extend the reach of the extra card and looks at opportunities for innovation.

The committee is provided with updates on extra card work.

Meeting dates for 2017/18

  • 13 September 2017
  • 22 November 2017
  • 31 January 2018
  • 30 May 2018

If you would like any further information regarding this then please contact the governance team: governanceteam@nus.org.uk