ASRA is an association like no other and there are many great benefits that come with becoming a member.

Membership Benefits

  • Representation on boards and committees: UUK, ANUK, HEEAF, British Property Federation.
  • Communication with the largest body of student accommodation professionals in the UK and Ireland.
  • ASRA Annual Conference, the leading student accommodation conference in the UK and Ireland.  (Reduced delegate rates for members).
  • Regional Meetings across 7 regions and 5 countries.
  • Networking, Training and Support through ASRA events and media,
  • Information Sharing through the ASRA Website
  • Professional´╗┐ development for student accommodation professionals. 

ASRA can also help;

  • Promote & support the professional activities of individuals working in student accommodation
  • Provide a network for information & opportunities for professional development
  • Provide a forum for representation, consultation & discussion of professional interests
An audience of ASRA members

Full membership

Any institution of Higher or Further Education officially registered as a        
recognised or listed body within England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland which provides and manages student accommodation; or

  • it is a registered social or private landlord and/or a charity or residential accommodation provider with a lease agreement with a Higher Education or Further Education institution, or
  • has employees or local branches in an organisation which has an interest in the provision of student residential accommodation, but do not have a formal agreement with a Higher Education or Further Education institution.   

Affiliate Membership

Any individuals, organisations, institutions, and agencies with operational responsibility for or an interest in student housing in countries outside the UK and Ireland.  No voting rights attach to this affiliate membership category.

An audience of ASRA members

Joining ASRA as a New Member

  1. Download the membership application form
  2. Complete the form and submit it by email to
  3. Membership application approved by committee.
  4. Invoices are generated receipt of a completed form.
  5. Annual renewal subscriptions will be automatically generated once you become a member.

The membership application form will ask for the following information:

  • Name of Organisation
  • Name of person completing the form 
  • Name and details of members from your organisation
  • Details on which of the named members will act as the main contact
  • The main contact will also be the person who is eligible to vote on behalf of your organisation at the AGM
  • Category of organisation you work for
  • Category of membership

Once your membership has been approved, you will also be given access to the ASRA mailbase.

If you want to know more about how we use your data´╗┐, read our GDPR policy.