Temporary Membership

The following membership options are only available by calling in to our General Office in person;  this is open Monday-Friday 9.30am-5pm.  Please do contact the office at enquiries@oxford-union.org if we can help further.


Long term / course-length membership

For those taking courses lasting three years or more: £270
For those taking courses lasting two years, or with two years remaining: £202
For those taking courses lasting one year or less, or with one year or less remaining: £135

If you attend:

Oxford Brookes University
​​​​​​​Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Oxford Centre for Postgrad Hebrew Studies
Ripon College (Cuddeston)
Ruskin College
St Stephen's House
Westminster College

then you are eligible for Long-Term Membership, which must be for the duration of your course.

University Staff

If you are a member of University Staff, you may join on an annually renewable basis whilst you are in the University's employ. 

Short-term membership

1 term:   £135
2 terms: £202
3 terms: £270

Members of the following institutions can apply for short-term membership:

Short term eligibility

Educational affiliation

Any student member of Oxford University may join the Union as an Educational Affiliate.  This entitles the holder to use the libraries, attend debates and meetings, but will not allow access to any social facilities, eg The Members' Bar, Plush, snooker or social events;  affiliates may not run for office or hold appointed positions, sit on committees or vote in elections etc.  Please apply to the General Office (01865 241353) for further details.