Aaron Porter, newly elected President of the National Union of Students
University of Leicester graduate and ex SU President is elected NUS President
Aaron Porter wins a landslide victory in NUS presidential election
Aaron Porter has been announced as the 54th President of the National Union of Students at the National Conference in Gateshead.
He studied English Literature at the University of Leicester and served as a sabbatical officer for two years in Leicester’s Students’ Union. Aaron is currently the Vice-President (higher education) of the NUS.
Aaron will succeed Wes Streeting, the current NUS president, in June for an initial 12-month term. With 444 votes out of 678, he defeated Bell Ribeiro-Addy, who is NUS black students' officer, and Chris Marks, who is Vice-President of Hull University Students' Union.
Previous presidents include Labour politician Jack Straw, former home secretary Charles Clarke and former MP and Labour-Cooperative candidate Stephen Twigg.
For more information about Aaron and his election victory, please visit the NUS website here.