Faculty of Education Student Membership

If you’re studying on an RAD Faculty of Education programme, then you’re entitled to free Student Membership for the duration of your studies. This will be arranged automatically when you begin your course of study. Plus, you can upgrade to an RAD Member Plus at anytime during your time on an RAD FoE programme at a reduced rate of £43/€51 (usually £86/€103).


Student Benefits

Access exclusive content in the Members’ Area, receive monthly e-newsletters straight to your inbox and access our Global Jobs Board, where you can view and list employment opportunities at no extra cost.


Save 10% in the RAD Shop, get substantial discounts on Vocational Graded Exam fees* and CPD courses, 20% off dance studio and room bookings and 20% discount in the RAD Cafe. Plus get access to our insurance scheme (UK only) and Hospital and Medical Care at competitive rates (UK and Ireland only).


Priority booking on select international events, access to the Wolfson Library which houses one of the largest specialist dance collections in the UK, enter member-only competitions, and Enhanced Disclosure Service (UK only).

Benefits Breakdown

FoE Student Membership RAD Member Plus
Digital Membership card Yes Yes
Receive Dance Gazette Yes Yes
Discounted Exam fees Yes Yes
Can become ARAD** No Yes
Can attend the AGM** No Yes
Full access to the Wolfson Library Yes Yes


Student Members can upgrade their membership to become an RAD Member Plus at a reduced rate. This entitles you to our full range of benefits including the opportunity to become an Associate of the RAD (ARAD)** and attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting** meaning you will have your say in how the future of dance looks.
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Eligibility Criteria

Faculty of Education Student Membership is available to students enrolled on an RAD Faculty of Education certificate, diploma, degree or master’s programme.

* From Advanced Foundation upwards.

**Terms & conditions apply

Student Membership Terms & Conditions.

All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct.

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