Student Members

As a joint RAS/ASAUK student member you would enjoy a wide range of benefits at a substantially discounted rate, including: 

  • FREE subscription to African Affairs, the world's top-rated African Studies journal 
  • FREE access and borrowing rights to SOAS Library, the world's largest reference library on Africa 
  • FREE or discounted entry to our flagship Annual Lecture and other high-profile events 
  • PRIORITY notice of our events and festivals and exclusive members' news 
  • DISCOUNT on tickets to the African Studies Association of the UK's Biennial Conference, worth £85
  • DISCOUNT on subscription to other journals/publications, including The Africa Report (30% off 1st year), Africa Confidential (50% of 1st year) and African Arguments' Insider's Newsletter (30%) off
  • DISCOUNT on selected books with publishers James Currey and Boydell & Brewer
  • Plus other attractive benefits brokered through our many partnerships 

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.