Student Members

Being an RAS student* member gives you access to a wide range of benefits at a substantially discounted rate including automatic joint membership of the African Studies Association (UK) and: 

  • Priority booking for our events programme
  • Discounted subscription to the Africa Journal
  • Get reduced subscriptions to other Africa journals and periodicals
  • Free subscription to our top-ranked journal African Affairs, worth £380 a year
  • Discounted subscription to Africa Confidential, a leading analysis site on Africa
  • Receive Africa in the News, our exclusive electronic commentary on the week's top Africa stories
  • Borrowing rights at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Library, the largest reference library on Africa in Europe

As a joint RAS/ASA UK student member you also get

  • Reduced fees at symposia and conferences of both organisations
  • Funding bulletins about ASAUK funded programmes such as the ASAUK teaching fellowship
  • Free receipt of the ASAUK Newsletter with a wide range of information on activities, and events of interest to students of Africa

*Anyone studying in Further or Higher education institutions in the UK or their equivalents abroad is eligible for student membership of the Royal African Society

Sign Up now to become a member or contact us for more information. 

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