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Become A Member

AROPS is open to representatives of all school alumni societies and professional alumni functions in schools, and provides a forum for the exchange of best practice and sharing of experiences, ideas and solutions. We have a wide range of members from small prep schools through to established societes in leading public schools.

The annual subscription rate is currently £50 per Club/School/Association to include three nominated representatives.

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Who is AROPS for?

As alumni engagement has been increasingly professionalised, and political narratives around independent education have dramatically changed, AROPS has evolved to widen its membership base. Traditionally, AROPS membership has been drawn from Old pupils’ societies and associations. We now actively support and welcome representatives from schools with a special interest in, or direct responsibility for:

Alumni Professionals

Professional Alumni, Parent and stakeholder engagement functions and teams.

Development Professionals

Development Departments and staff.

Senior Leadership

Heads, Senior Leaders and Governors.

Marketing & Admissions

Admissions, Communications and Marketing professionals and volunteers.

Parents & Community

Parents' Associations and Whole Community Associations or Societies.


Volunteers working on Alumni Committees.

International Schools

Overseas Schools Alumni and Development Professionals.

Member Benefits

Low Cost Membership

Accessible to smaller schools and alumni societies.

Annual AGM

To review and revitalise AROPS year on year.

Annual Conference

Inspiring speakers, networking, education and inspiration.

Regional Meetings 

Free to member schools, societies and associations.

Members’ Directory

Printed and online directory.

Termly E-Newsletters

Useful information, links to thought pieces, events and news.

LinkedIn Group

Over 120 members in professional network

Reports and Thought Leadership: 

Summarising meetings, breakout sessions and talks.

Industry Benchmarking Survey: 

Access to benchmarking and key performance indicators.

Thought Leadership: 

Access to industry events, blogs and articles.

Who can join?

Schools’ Alumni Associations, Clubs or Societies

Prep Schools

Senior Schools

State Schools and Academies

Free Schools

Sixth form Colleges

Overseas Schools

Groups of Independent schools

Buy your membership now

AROPS Membership 2020-21
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