This is the main body mandated to represent learners and their interests at NIHSS.
The learners elect the office bearers annually. They include:
The council has the responsibility of promoting learner involvement and participation in all activities and initiatives put forward by the institute and its partners as well as providing a forum where learners can put forward issues of concern to them and where they can suggest areas for improvement.
The Chairperson of the Learner Council is also a member of the Governing Board.
The learners elect them from each of their respective programme cohort.
They are responsible for the group and the coordination of different activities in which the group takes part. They are responsible to liaise with lecturers and the programme leader to ensure that the rules and regulations outlined in the learner handbook are adhered to.
They also represent the group on the Learner Council and may be elected as one of the above-mentioned office bearers.