NUS (National Union of Students) is a voluntary membership organisation which aims to make a difference to the lives of students and its member students’ unions.
We are a confederation of 600 students’ unions, amounting to more than 95 per cent of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through our member students’ unions, we represent the interests of more than seven million students.
Our mission is to promote, defend and extend the rights of students and to develop and champion strong students’ unions.
Our vision Our vision is of NUS as a pioneering, innovative and powerful campaigning organisation: the national voice of students. We will fight barriers to education, empower students to shape both a quality learning experience and the world around them, supporting influential, democratic and well-resourced students’ unions.
Find out more about NUS.
NUS Women’s Campaign
Within NUS, there is an entire campaign devoted to women students, led by Olivia Bailey, the National Women’s Officer. This year the NUS Women’s Campaign is focusing on the impact of violence and objectification towards women students. The campaign is also fighting against objectification and for better representation for women in students’ unions.
Find out more about the Women’s Campaign