In the UK, the NUS is governed by the National Executive Council, the NUS UK Board and by an annual National Conference.
Students debate issues and decide future NUS policy at the National Conference which is attended by representatives from over 600 student unions in the UK. There are also other conferences for specific issues which fall under three categories: Nation, Liberation, Section.
The National Executive Council is made up of members elected at the NUS conferences.
The NUS UK Board is made up of: The National President, six SU Officer Directors, four NUS Officer Directors, four External Directors.