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Malia Bouattia elected as NUS National President

Wednesday 20 April 2016 NUS News

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
 – 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.