Black Students Conference

National Union of Students welcomes your participation at our annual Black Students Conference, taking place on 12-13 May 2018.

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.

This is the page for the Summer Conference. If you are looking for the Winter Conference taking place 25 - 26 November click here

Black Students Conference Rules

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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

29 January 2018

Opening of motions and nominations for full time officer   

16 March 2018

Motions and Reports deadline

16 April 2018

Amendments deadline  

16 April 2018

Close of nominations for Black Students’ Officer  

27 April 2018

Close of registration for attending conference

27 April 2018

Close of challenge to Black Students’ Officer candidates   


Registration will open in January 2018.

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