National Union of Students
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National Union of StudentsA voluntary membership confederation of 600 students’ unions, which encompasses over 95% of higher and further education unions in the UK, and represents the interests of over 7 million students.
Promote, defend and extend the rights of students, develop and champion students’ unions and provide students a national voice. NUS fights barriers to education and empowers students to shape both a quality learning experience and the world around them, supporting influential, democratic and well-resourced unions, and providing research, representation, training and expert advice for students and students’ unions.