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Bristol SU is affiliated to the National Union of Students - NUS.

We hold a referendum on our affiliation every three years (unless called at another time). The last referendum was held in October 2016 and the decision was to remain affiliated.

NUS National Conference

We send seven elected delegates to the NUS National Conference every year. These students represent Bristol SU and vote on policy and in elections. All expenses are covered for the conference and you will meet all other Unions affiliated with NUS to choose the direction the National Union works towards.

NUS is not just the discount card, it campaigns on major issues affecting students. Have your say in what Bristol students care about and be an NUS Delegate this year.

In 2019, the NUS Conference will take place on 9-11th April in Glasgow. Elections are now open to be a delegate, nominations close midday Tuesday 16th October 2018.

Motions for NUS National Conference

Like all affiliated Students’ Unions, Bristol SU can submit motions to this conference.

Standing Committee (Full Time Officers, Chair of Networks, Faculty Reps and Student Trustees) compiles and agrees Bristol SU's final list of motions to send to NUS. Any student can write a motion for Standing Committees consideration - please refer to the NUS guide to writing a motion. You can email your motions to 

Please email if you have any questions about this process or want guidance for writing motions.

Our 2018 delegates were:

  • Stanford
  • Sally Patterson​
  • Mason Ammar
  • Zaak Muddle
  • Frankie Gluscevic
  • Noah Austin
  • Des Ibekwe