AOUG Membership

Membership Benefits

AOUG members are passionate about The Open University and their Open University degree experience and want to share that emotion with like minded people whilst showing their gratitude to The Open University by supporting it in any way possible.

The Association was formed in 1988 so is well established having evolved over many years. Being now legally Incorporated and run by a democratically elected Executive Committee with Memorandum and Articles registered with Company House and Standing Orders for more detailed day to day procedures. We run not only the main Association company but also AOUG Trading and our own charity AOUG Foundation for Education. The AOUG Foundation for Education, funded from members donations and legacies, presents annual awards, nationally to Open University research students and regionally to new graduates who have gained their degree despite adversity.

What membership of AOUG offers

All Open University students who have completed an Open University certificated course are automatically alumni of the university with all the benefits from the Alumni Relations Office. However, you can also elect to join AOUG with all the additional benefits it can offer.

New Members Subscriptions

Membership is open to OU Graduates, and Associate membership to OU Students, Friends and Family.

AOUG conforms to all General Data Protection Regulations. The annual subscription fees are as follows (all figures in GBP):

Single membership for Graduates, Students and Family
£20.00 for UK residents and BFPO addresses
£24.00 for Europe
£28.00 for the rest of the world

Life membership
This is a one-off payment of £600.00 for anyone under 60 years or £400.00 for anyone aged 60 and above.

Joint membership
(for two members at the same postal address)
£30.00 for UK residents and BFPO addresses
£32.00 for Europe
£37.00 for the rest of the world

Existing Members Subscriptions

AOUG conforms to all General Data Protection Regulations.

The annual subscription fees are as follows (all figures in GBP):

Single membership
£20.00 for UK residents and BFPO addresses
£24.00 for Europe
£28.00 for the rest of the world

Life membership
This is a one-off payment of £600.00 for anyone under 60 years or £400.00 for anyone aged 60 and above.

Joint membership
(for two members at the same postal address)
£30.00 for UK residents and BFPO addresses
£32.00 for Europe
£37.00 for the rest of the world

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