Our mission and vision Our mission Our mission is to shape the future of education to help create a fairer, more prosperous society. Our vision Our vision is of NUS as a pioneering, innovative and powerful campaigning organisation: the national voice of students. We will fight barriers to education, empower students to shape both a quality learning experience and the world around them, supporting influential, democratic and well-resourced students' unions. Our ethics NUS and students feel passionately about the environment. Ethical and environmental principles are core to our culture. These values underpin all of our work and have done for over 30 years. Find out more about our sustainability work.