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Associate & Visiting Membership 2020/21

Due to the continuing situation with COVID-19, and the challenges to Students’ Union UCL services, our associate/visiting membership offer will continue to be strictly limited in term three of this academic year. Membership will continue to be restricted, except in very exceptional circumstances, to visitors and associates already studying or working at UCL. 

Please carefully check your eligibility below before applying.

Due to current government and university guidelines we will not be offering associate or visiting membership for in person activity before 21st June 2021. Only online/remote club/society activity will be available. Exceptions will only be considered for UCL staff, visiting students currently studying at UCL, and SU registered, approved coach/instructors.

[Updated 28/04/21]

Visiting Membership

Members of other HE institutions, or students’ unions

We will not be taking individual applications for visiting membership from members of other HE institutions, or students’ unions in term 3 of the academic year 20/21.

Visiting students studying at UCL

If you are a student of another HE institution studying at UCL you are eligible to apply for Students’ Union Visiting Membership. Your UCL department should contact the Societies & Media Coordinator, Johnny Glover j.glover@ucl.ac.uk to discuss your eligibly and application on your behalf. Successful applicants may be subject to restricted services.

If you are a Dauphine University student studying at UCL you should complete the individual online application form below.

Visiting Students studying at a Study Abroad programme, partnered to the union

All visiting membership agreements with study abroad programme partners have been suspended until further notice. We hope to resume these partnerships no later than Fall 2021. 

Associate Membership

Graduate/Alumni

We will not be taking individual applications for associate membership from UCL graduates/alumni in term 3 of the academic year 20/21.

Extreme exceptions may be made to those individuals who and can offer skills, experience or other off campus support that will assist the club/society they wish to join. Each application will be individually assessed by union officers.

UCL Staff/Union Staff/Fellows of UCL

Associate membership for UCL Staff/Union Staff/Fellows of UCL will be restricted to those individuals who can offer skills, experience or other support that will assist the club/society they wish to join. Each application will be individually assessed by union officers.

Honorary Life Time Members

Honorary lifetime members of the union who wish to become involved with clubs or societies in term one should contact the Societies & Media Coordinator, j.glover@ucl.ac.uk

Conditions

In addition to the normal union rules and regulations we expect all our members to abide by, there are additional conditions that apply to visiting and associate members:

  • 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.

Membership Fees

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

£25.00 per year (Start date from 1st September. Expires 31 August each year)

£15.00 for three months (Start date from date of payment. Expires after three months or 31 August each year – whichever is sooner)

The fee is for union membership only. It does not cover membership fee to individual club or societies. 

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