Every March NAMSS host a National Conference for all Members designed to promote the sharing of good current practice.

This two day annual event gives like minded professionals the chance to meet in a chosen city and network with over 140 managers and support staff.

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NAMSS, The National Association for Managers of Student Services, is dedicated to providing support to Student Service Managers across almost 300 member institutions.

  • Share information and experiences
  • Regional networking events
  • Online document centre
  • An annual two day conference
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The Film Competition are now closed, The winners will be announced at the Annual Conference Gala Dinner.

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NAMSS, The National Association for Managers of Student Services, is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1987 as a registered charity with the Charity Commission and is a key stakeholder for Government department consultations including safeguarding, funding, learner wellbeing etc. NAMSS provides support and professional development for managers and colleagues who work in student services roles in post-16 education and training.

NAMSS has a network of circa. 600 members in almost 300 member colleges across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The direction of NAMSS is set by its Executive Board who are elected Trustees and whose responsibility it is to further the profile, service and influence of NAMSS.


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Member Institutions

There are almost 300 institutions who are members of NAMSS

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Latest News

NAMSS Annual Conference 2017 Review

Monday, 20 March, 2017

The Hilton Hotel in Liverpool was the perfect venue to host the NAMSS Annual Conference 2017 and a fantastic destination to celebrate our 30th anniversary...

NAMSS Film Competition 2016/17

Saturday, 18 March, 2017

Last year we held our first student short film competition which was themed ‘Democracy’ and which culminated in an Awards Ceremony at the Annual Conference...

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Annual Conference Quotes

...an excellent conference - which I thought was one of the best!

All the delegates I talked to spoke very highly about the quality and value of the conference.

Congratulations on a fantastic conference.

It was my first NAMSS conference this year and I just wanted to say how impressed I was by it all.

...an outstanding NAMSS 2017 conference ...the sessions organised this year really hit the mark too.