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 ProfessionalsProfessional Alumni, Parent and stakeholder engagement functions and teams.
Development ProfessionalsDevelopment Departments and staff.
Senior LeadershipHeads, Senior Leaders and Governors.
Marketing & AdmissionsAdmissions, Communications and Marketing professionals and volunteers.
Parents & CommunityParents’ Associations and Whole Community Associations or Societies.
VolunteersVolunteers working on Alumni Committees.
International SchoolsOverseas Schools Alumni and Development Professionals.
Low Cost Membership
Accessible to smaller schools and alumni societies.
To review and revitalise AROPS year on year.
Inspiring speakers, networking, education and inspiration.
Free to member schools, societies and associations.
Printed and online directory.
Useful information, links to thought pieces, events and news.
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.
Access to industry events, blogs and articles.
Schools’ Alumni Associations, Clubs or Societies
State Schools and Academies
Sixth form Colleges
Groups of Independent schools