Affiliation & Memberships




To be officially affiliated as a society, you must have:

  • a signed and dated Constitution Pack (also known as a startup pack)
  • a President and Treasurer (but other positions are encouraged too)
  • at least 10 paid members after your first two months of activity
  • read and understood the Student Opportunities Policy Handbook.

Guides & Policies

Code of Conduct for Societies

Code of Conduct for Media Societies

Code of Conduct for Students

Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure for Student Activities

Social Media Guide

Sponsorship Guide

Initiations Policy 

Associate Membership Policy

Activities Insurance Policy

Guest Speaker Policy

Faith Worker Policy

Freedom of Speech and Prevent Guidance

IT Policy

Media Loans Policy

Meetings On University Property

Associate Member Application

Please fill in the form below, please be aware the Union holds the right to refuse membership in line with our Associate Membership Policy. Societies can have 1 associate member for every 10 paid student members. Your application must show the benefit you as an associate member will provide to the society and you need to be endorsed by a current committee member for your chosen group.




Date of birth:

Email address:

Mobile Number:

Current Occupation:

Please select which of the below most applies to you:

Alumni of Anglia Ruskin

Current ARU College Student

Staff member of Anglia Ruskin University

Current student at another Higher Education institution

Professional in Industry

Are you seeking associate membership to fulfill your role as a carer for an Anglia Ruskin Student? Yes No

Why do you wish to join the society?

What extra skills, knowledge or experience can you add to the society?

How did you hear about the society?

Name of the committee member endorsing your membership: