Students at an affiliated college are members of both national students' unions, and benefit from full representation in each body. The elected leader of the organisation is a full-time representative, elected as a sabbatical from one of the member colleges, and serves as a member of the USI Officer Board and the NUS National Executive Committee. An elected term is one year long (July-June). An officer within the executive of the movement may hold an officer position for a maximum of two terms.
The current President of NUS-USI is Adrianne Peltz, a former SERC student, former President of SERC (09/10 - 10/11)
NUS-USI also has a number of part-time student officers filling the following roles:
Further Education Union Development Officer
Education and Welfare Officer
Community and Volunteering Officer
Environmental Awareness Officer
The nature of the organization leads to these positions changing regularly between students and some remaining unfilled.
The following short background to the historical development of the student movement in Northern Ireland attempts to place... Read More