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Types of Membership

We offer membership options for all stages of the ‘graduate pathway’.

Become a Member of The Graduate Union

INDIVIDUALS (GRADUATES)

Apply to Join as an Individual Member.

Non-resident regular

Open to graduates of universities around the world, our non-resident Members work, are in caring roles or are retired, are aged from mid-20s to early 100s and are from all fields and disciplines.

Resident

Open to graduates of universities around the world who seek to reside in a post-graduate only college to study, undertake a sabbatical, lecture, research or other university-related activities.

Life Subscriber

Offered for limited periods each year, this is for graduates who seek a lifetime membership. Life Subscriber Membership is the perfect graduation gift.

Associate

Open to those who have an association with a university (e.g., as a university staff member, the spouse of a Member, a benefactor or a financial backer).

Non-Resident Student Graduate

Open to post-graduate students enrolled at any university in the world so that may participate in this international collegium and enjoy the career benefits that ensue.

  • Interact with an international society of graduates
  • Meet and be influenced by the influencers
  • Discounted event attendance
  • Discounted meals and drinks
  • Affordable car parking
  • Networking opportunities with renowned dignitaries
  • Meet other post-graduate students
  • Membership is good to have listed on your CV

To read the Membership benefits, rights and costs, click here.

INDIVIDUALS (NON-GRADUATES)

Apply to Join as an Individual Member.

Associate

Open to those who have an association with a university (e.g., as a university staff member, the spouse of a Member, a benefactor or a financial backer).

To read the Membership benefits, rights and costs, click here.

GROUPS/ORGANISATION MEMBER

Apply to Join as a Group or Organisation Member.

Not-for-profit group

Open to charities, not-for-profits, professional development agencies, university departments and schools, Local/State/Federal/International Government groups, as well as alumni reunion groups, book clubs and language learning groups.

For-profit organisation

Limited openings for businesses so that they can hold professional development courses, board meetings and conferences. Membership is subject to demonstration of corporate social responsibility (e.g, pro bono service).

To read the Membership benefits, rights and costs, click here.

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

Honorary

Honorary Membership is offered for a period of time, usually for a term of service to the Association (e.g., as the Vice Chancellor of The University of Melbourne’s representative on Council).

Honorary Life

Honorary Life Membership is conferred as a mark of signal honour to those who have contributed significantly to The Graduate Union.

To read the Membership benefits, rights and costs, click here.

DAILY MEMBERSHIP AND LOYALTY CARD

Apply as an Daily Member or download the GU Loyalty Card Application Form.

Daily

Open to those seeking to access Graduate House for the day (e.g., to use the car park while attending a meeting, seminar, conference or function at Graduate House).

Loyalty Card

Allows access at lunchtime and dinner for meals and beverages at discounted prices.

To read the Membership benefits, rights and costs, click here.