As a student in SHSG sixth form you will be able to benefit from membership of the National Union of Students (NUS). SHSG are affiliated members of the NUS. So you can acquire NUS Extra cards through SHSG that allows you to access NUS information, advice, guidance and discounts that not all sixth forms offer
The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students' unions.
They are a confederation of 600 students' unions, amounting to more than 95 percent of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through member students' unions, the NUS represent the interests of more than seven million students.
NUS champions students to shape the future of education – and create a better world. They promote, defend and extend student rights. They fight discrimination, isolation and injustice. Through practical information and national action, they make sure students can thrive.
The NUS support and strengthen students and their unions. We are informed – developing research that influences national policy.
The NUS as also active – taking on all the issues that affect students’ lives now and in future.
“We know students. We are students. We are 7 million student voices”