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Membership of the Graduate Union is automatic and free.

Members are:

  • Students registered on the following courses:
    • PhD, MPhil, MSc, LLM, MFin, MBA, EMBA, MMus, MSt, MAst, Med, PGCE, MRes, MLitt, EngD, CPGS, Diploma in Economics, Postgraduate Diplomas in Law, Advanced Diploma in Theology and Religious Studies, MB, Vet MB;
  • Non-Graduate Members.

Non-Graduate Members

Non-Graduate Members are:

  • Mature undergraduates (defined as those Undergraduates who were 21 years of age or over at the commencement of their course of study);
  • Undergraduates in the 4th year or higher of residence.

Non-Graduate Members have the same rights as other Members, except that they cannot vote for the GU President.


Associates are: 

  • Spouses or partners of Full Members;
  • Graduate researchers and postdocs who are neither students nor members of Regent House;
  • Graduate students at other Universities who are visiting Cambridge in connection with their studies;
  • Spouses or partners of Associate Members.

Associates are not Members of the GU, but are welcome to attend GU events and use GU services.