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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 societies 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:

Development Professionals

Development Departments and staff.

Alumni Professionals

Professional Alumni, Parent and stakeholder engagement functions and teams.

Parents & Community

Parents' Associations and Whole Community Associations or Societies.

International Schools

Overseas Schools Alumni and Development Professionals.

Marketing & Admissions

Admissions, Communications and Marketing professionals and volunteers.

Senior Leadership

Heads, Senior Leaders and Governors.


Volunteers working on Alumni Committees.

Member Benefits

Thought Leadership

Access to industry events, blogs and articles.

Reports and Thought Leadership: 

Summarising meetings, breakout sessions and talks.

LinkedIn Group

Over 120 members in professional network


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

Low Cost Membership

Accessible to smaller schools and alumni societies.

Industry Benchmarking Survey

Access to benchmarking and key performance indicators.

Annual Conference

Inspiring speakers, networking, education and inspiration.

Regional Meetings 

Free to member schools, societies and associations.

Annual AGM

To review and revitalise AROPS year on year.

Members' Directory

Printed and online directory.

Who can join?

Senior Schools

State Schools and Academies

Groups of Independent schools

Overseas Schools

Sixth form Colleges

Prep Schools

Schools' Alumni Associations, Clubs or Societies

Free Schools

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