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NUS Conference

Have an impact on a national level by debating policies that affect you and your fellow students. 

NUS delegate elections decide which Durham students will attend NUS Conference to represent the views of all 18,000 Durham students (a very exciting opportunity!).

You can get involved with the work of NUS by:

  • Attending a liberation conference (women, LGBT+, black or disabled students) – please contact for more information.
  • Attending a section conference (postgraduate, mature and international students) – please contact for more information.

Durham can take six delegates to conference – one will be your Students' Union President Kate McIntosh.

At least 50% of these delegates must self-define as women, rounded down to ensure ‘Fair Representation on NUS Conference delegations’. As a result at least three of the six delegates from Durham Students’ Union must be self-defining women.