Later, conference heard an update from Full Time Officers on the Plan of Work and passed policy to introduce an autonomous Trans campaign & officer.
We launched our Local Government Elections campaign 'Our Community Too', calling on council candidates to listen to students on housing, council tax exemption for apprentices and childcare for student parents. Read more about the campaign here.
Conference voted for next year's priority campaign to be focused on ensuring a fairer future for all. Delegates also voted to support EU students in the fight against Brexit, and passed policy to make universities more inclusive of people of colour and improve representation of BME students locally & nationally.
Delegates heard from outgoing Vice President (Education) Rob Henthorn and Women's Officer Angela Alexander on the progress of the NUS democracy review. You can find out more here.
Then we were on to the elections! Your #NUSScot17 candidates for President were: Luke Humberstone, Andrew Hunter, Raj Jeyaraj and Heidi Vistisen. You can watch their speeches here.
And then it was time for the results. Your new NUS Scotland President is Luke Humberstone!
On Friday night we held the NUS Scotland Awards 2017 celebrating the achievements of Students' Associations across the country. You can see pics of the award winners here and read about nominees here.
On Saturday, we kicked things off with the Vice President (Communities) election. Your candidates were Lord Apetsi and Elena Semple. Elena was elected!