NUS moves annual conference to North East

The National Union of Students (NUS) has chosen Newcastle Gateshead to host its flagship annual conferences in 2010 and 2011.

Sage Gateshead
Sage Gateshead

It will be the first time in over 20 years that the event has taken place outside the North West and each conference will attract an estimated 1,500 delegates to the North East.

Both conferences will take place at The Sage Gateshead in April and run over three days, with an estimated regional economic impact of £2.6m.

NUS national president Wes Streeting said: "The Sage Gateshead has shown its commitment to education, community and outreach activities and the facilities are second to none. I'm sure that our members will enjoy coming here for the next two years." 

 

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