Larissa Kennedy was elected NUS UK National President, for a two-year term, taking up her position on 1 July 2020. Larissa also serves as president of SOS-UK alongside her role at NUS.
As president, Larissa chairs the NUS board, leading NUS from transition into reform and completion of a three-year turnaround programme.
Larissa has been active in the student movement since they were 16 years old and has organised against sexual violence, marched against student fees and is a member of the Black student’s campaign. Larissa wants to build a movement that stretches across the whole of the UK, across students’ and trade unions across the world.