What is policy? 

Put simply, policy is what NUS Scotland believes.

Our policy is the way that students in Scotland tell us what is important to them and what they want NUS Scotland to take action on. Policy tells us the campaigns that we should be working on and directs the work of the NUS Scotland President. 


Policy creation 

Creating policy is one of NUS Scotland Conference’s core purposes. Students tell NUS Scotland what to do, not the other way around. Policy sets out what NUS Scotland thinks about the issues affecting students. Once policy has been set, the NUS Scotland President uses it to create a Plan for Action with the help of staff. The Plan for Action details what NUS Scotland does and how we win for students. We do all this through our democratic process. This year, that process is changing…