London Metropolitan University - Write to your MP, sign our e-petition

Message sent on behalf of Liam Burns, NUS President and Daniel Stevens, NUS International Students’ Officer Hello all, The Home Office’s recent decision on London Met means that over 2000 international students studying there will have to either...

30 August 2012

Video blog: #Demo2012 announcement

In a video message to delegates at the NUS Further Education Leadership training event for newly elected officers in colleges and sixth forms, President Liam Burns has announced that NUS is calling on students to march in London on Wednesday 21...

27 June 2012

NUS extra teams up with Spotify

NUS is all about securing a better deal for students whether that is through campaigns on fees or by ensuring they can save money on essentials. NUS extra has been a huge success for students, enabling them to save money whilst also generating vit...

03 May 2012

Invitation to Nick Clegg

Clearly the decisions the coalition Government have made have had serious implications for students. Nick Clegg will not be surprised that our members want to be able to scrutinise those decisions, inform him of the impact they have had locally an...

22 March 2012

Get involved in NUS

If you've ever thought that NUS is not for people like me - we need you. If you have never been attracted to student politics or don't think you'd like getting involved, think again. What do you care about? What could be better? What are the thing...

29 February 2012

Liam Burns

About me

Liam, who grew up in Fife where he attended Glenrothes College, graduated in Physics at Heriot-Watt University, where he was both the Students' Association Vice-President (Education & Welfare) and subsequently President. He went on to be elected as Depute President and President of NUS Scotland, before subsequently being elected as NUS UK President for 2011/12.

Liam has been an Officer within the European Students' Union and has been involved in Quality Assurance processes both on a national and European level through QAA, ENQA and EQAR.

As President of NUS, Liam is responsible for leading on the organisations Priority campaign, calling for reinvestment of public funding in tertiary education and an end to the current tuition fees regime. NUS itself in a confederation of over 200 students' unions across the UK and represents over seven million students. It works to promote, defend and extend students rights as well as promoting strong and active students' unions. 


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