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Preceded by
  
Aaron Porter

Name
  
Liam Burns

Party
  
Labour Party

Education
  
Heriot-Watt University


Political party
  
Labour Party

Succeeded by
  
Toni Pearce

Nationality
  
British

Role
  
NUS president

Residence
  
London, United Kingdom

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Born
  
27 December 1984 (age 39) (
1984-12-27
)

Occupation
  
Head of Public Affairs, The Scout Association

Alma mater
  
Heriot-Watt University

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Liam Burns was President of the National Union of Students in the United Kingdom. He took office on 1 July 2011, succeeding outgoing President Aaron Porter. Burns stood for NUS President as an independent but is a member of the Labour Party.

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Career

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Burns studied physics at Heriot-Watt University before being elected as Vice-President [Education & Welfare] (2006 - 2007) and subsequently President (2007 - 2008) of the university's Students' Association. While at Heriot Watt he was a member of the rowing club

He went on to serve as NUS Scotland's Deputy President from 2008 - 2009 and as the organisation's President in 2009 - 2010 and again in 2010 - 2011, before being elected as NUS President in 2011.

Burns, who supported the idea of a graduate tax to finance education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, was re-elected by delegates at NUS National Conference in April 2012 after running on a manifesto criticising government cuts to education.

After leaving NUS in 2013, Burns became Head of Public Affairs at The Scout Association.

References

Liam Burns (NUS president) Wikipedia


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