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Individual Membership Types

Membership Types

Please contact us to discuss the membership option best suited to your needs.


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.


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.


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.


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
  • Access to our Reciprocal Associations
  • 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


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.


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).

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