Welcome to National Union of Students

The National Union of Students is your peak representative body fighting for the rights of students across Australia.

We make real changes to the lives of students by campaigning for an accessible and equitable education and welfare system for all; regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or religion. We recognise the investment of education in creating opportunities, expanding job prospects for young people, and in forging a more just society.

Get involved in the national union that stands up for your rights! Join our campaigns, get involved in your student unions on campus, and be a voice in shaping the future of higher education in Australia.


A Future Worth Fighting For

In the lead-up to the 2019 Federal Election, NUS is running a campaign to demand A Future Worth Fighting For. We’re asking for real policy change on a Federal level that will ensure the future of students and young people across the country.

We’re demanding:

  • A National Taskforce into Sexual Assault & Harassment at university

  • Real Action on Climate Change

  • A Fully Funded, Equitable and Accessible higher education systme

  • An end to student poverty

  • Affortable accommodation for all students

Read our media release about the campaign here