Liberation campaigns and sections

Election Deadlines

Following the joint meeting of NUS Boards on 16 January 2019, the Chief Returning Officer is now in a position to publish an election timeline and process for the year.

You can read the statement from NUS regarding elections for 2019-20 here.

You can read the letter from the Chief Returning Officer regarding the elections here.



NUS Scotland liberation campaigns and sections for the year 2019-20

[All positions will be voluntary positions and their role will be to represent their group of students on the Scottish Executive Committee]

  • Women’s Representative
  • LGBT+ Representative
  • Disabled Students' Representative
  • Black Students' Representative
  • Trans Students' Representative
  • International Students' Representative
  • Postgraduate Students' Representative
  • Mature and Part-time Students' Representative

These positions are elected at separate, autonomous conferences, to be held in April:

3 April 2019

Trans Students' Conference

LGBT+ Conference


4 April 2019

Sections Conference

Women's Conference


5 April 2019

Black Students' Conference

Disabled Students' Conference


Information on how to stand for election is available on the liberation and section conferences' webpages.


Where can I find out more?

You can contact the current liberation committees through NUS Scotland at  tel: 0131 556 6598.