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 currently is £50 per Club/School/Association to include three nominated representatives.
The following discounted rates are available to societies with the following annual incomes:
[Up to £5,000] - £25
[Between £5,000 and £10,000] £37.50
[Over £10,000] £50
Any questions? Please contact Keith Balkham, AROPS Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for these rates please send a copy of the society’s last accounts with your membership form.
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:
Professional Alumni, Parent and stakeholder engagement functions and teams.
Development Departments and staff.
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.
Overseas 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