Essential information on NUS-USI conference

NUS-USI Conference this year will take place on 28th-29th March 2019 at the Everglades Hotel in Derry/Londonderry.

NUS-USI is planning to publish the results of our kNOw MORE consent student survey at conference. NUS-USI Conference elects our President and some other officer positions too. Conference also provides delegates, who are students and student officers nominated by students unions, with an opportunity to debate and vote motions which, if passed, become NUS-USI policy.

Workshops also take place at conference which enables delegates to discuss and learn about various issues affecting students’ lives.

Documentation relating to the conference can be found at: https://www.nusconnect.org.uk/nus-usi/conferences/nus-usi-conference

These include:

Conference Agenda: This gives a breakdown of all deadlines for motions, election nominations and close of registration. PLEASE NOTE: we have EXTENDED the motion submission to Friday 1st Of March at 2pm. All motion submissions are to be sent to nora.duncan@nistudents.org
Motion guide: A helpful booklet to assist anyone interested in submitting a motion but needing guidance.
Notice from Steering 2019: Information on all positions which students can stand for at NUS-USI Conference 2019
Delegate Entitlement 2019
Under 18 Consent form
Policy file 2018/2019
Constitution as of Conference 2018
Code of Conduct

Registration
Registration for conference can be completed online. Anyone wishing to attend who is under 18, must have an under 18 parental consent form completed and submitted before deadline. Here is a link to the online registration site: https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/?eventid=2555558
Please use the code NUSUSICONF19 when registering.

Elections
Nominations are open for the following positions in the NUS-USI regional executive committee:

• President https://www.nusforms.org.uk/mach1/machform/view.php?id=97694

• Welfare officer
• Sustainability officer
• Campaigns & citizenship officer
• NUS NEC 2nd position

Please follow link if you wish to stand for election for these posts:
https://www.nusforms.org.uk/mach1/machform/view.php?id=100468

Nominations for all positions must be made by at least 5 student members of NUS-USI affiliated students’ unions from at least 3 different member organisations.

Nominations are also open for the following:

• Student lay advisor (two positions): https://www.nusforms.org.uk/mach1/machform/view.php?id=227090

Online nominations must be completed by 2pm on Wednesday 13 March 2019.

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