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Visiting & Associate Membership applications are now closed. They will reopen, with a new online application form and guidance in late August 2019. (Last updated 23/07/19) Please check back later for further updates.

Visiting or Associate Membership of Students’ Union UCL is open to a number of parties who wish to gain access to the facilities and services available to Students’ Union members.

The privileges of Students’ Union UCL Visiting or Associate Membership include access to union facilities, events and our extensive range of clubs and societies.

You must fall in to one of the following categories in order to be eligible for visiting or associate membership:

Visiting Membership

  • UCL student taking part in the Year in Industry scheme before registering at UCL
  • Affiliate student studying at UCL for a short period of time
  • A member of Another HE College/University Students’ Union

Recent changes to the eligibility criteria mean that all applications for visiting membership must be recommended by a current UCL Club/Society President or the Student Activities Team at point of application. Please see application form for further details.

Associate Membership

  • Member of UCL staff (including honorary members)
  • Member of Union staff
  • Otherwise employed by UCL
  • Fellow of UCL
  • Graduate of UCL

All applications for associate membership must include proof of eligibility at point of application e.g. current UCL staff card, proof of graduation etc. Please see application form for further details.


Membership fees

Rates for Visiting or Associate Membership of the Union are as follows:

  • £25.00 per academic year (expiring 31 July each year)
  • £15.00 for three months (expiring after three months or 31 July each year – whichever is sooner)

Please note

All visiting and associate memberships are subject to Students’ Union UCL regulations. These include:

  • Visiting/Associate Members are not allowed to represent UCL in competitive sport (this is including, but not limited to, BUCS & LUSL competitions)
  • Visiting/Associate Members are not allowed to hold office/a committee position with Students’ Union UCL or its affiliated clubs or societies
  • Visiting/Associate Members are not allowed to vote in any Students’ Union UCL or club/society elections.

  • Visiting/Associate Members cannot take lead roles in our theatre and music productions.


Please see the form below for further information and to make your application - If your application is successful we will send you a payment link and set up your online account.

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