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Malia Bouattia elected as NUS National President
Malia Bouattia has been elected as NUS National President at National Conference 2016.
Speaking to conference floor during her election speech, Malia said: “When we talk about liberation it’s not just about women, Black, LGBT+ or disabled students – it’s about us all.”
Malia Bouattia was elected NUS National President at stage one of the count, with the final vote count being:
372 – Malia Bouattia
328 – Megan Dunn
9 – Adil Waraich
22 – RON (Re-open nominations)
Five NUS Vice Presidents have also been elected:
National Conference takes place at the Brighton Centre this week from Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 April. You can follow all of the news as it happens here on NUS Connect and follow the action on Twitter using the #NUSconference hashtag.