Membership Benefits & Cost

Three reasons to join NAMSS:

  • We offer professional guidance and support as well as access to resources, events and webinars to help colleagues keep on top of their challenging roles within the post-16 sector.

  • We liaise closely with a range of strategic partners, including the DfE and Ofsted to ensure student services and student support teams have a voice.

  • We provide excellent value for money when compared with similar organisations - our membership costs have been held for 5 years in recognition of the funding cuts and financial position colleges find themselves in.

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NAMSS Conference
  • 300

    Member Institutions

    There are almost 300 institutions who are members of NAMSS.

  • 600

    Individual Members

    There are circa 600 NAMSS members.

  • 90%

    Of All Colleges

    More than 90% of all UK colleges hold NAMSS membership.

Benefits at a glance

NAMSS, National Association for Managers of Student Services, provides a strategic and professional platform for post-16 organisations as well as professional support to its members via a range of resource, events and activities.

  • Join circa. 600 members across almost 300 institutions

    You will be joining a network of 600 members within 300 institutions across England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland.

  • Inclusion into a NAMSS Region

    On becoming a member, you will be linked to a NAMSS region; an opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from local colleges who meet throughout the year.

  • NAMSS News

    Keep ahead of the sector’s latest news, updates, conference announcements, NAMSS activities and job opportunities.

  • NAMSS network

    You will have access to the contact details for all NAMSS members.

  • ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate for the Annual Conference

    Beat the rush and book ‘Early Bird’ tickets as soon as they are released for sale.

  • NAMSS Knowledge

    An online resource library containing a vast range of information, advice, support, policy and guidance documents shared by members.

  • Member’s jiscmail and online discussion forums

    Exchange information, ideas, solutions or share problems via our online discussion group forums.

  • Webinars

    A range of webinars on contemporary topics are offered throughout the year.

  • Mini Conferences

    Join colleagues at one-day events at a number of locations across the country where current themes are presented with solutions shared by members.

Membership Pricing & Cost

Membership costs £150 for the ‘Lead Contact’ * (normally the Head of Student Services within a college, or similar role) and then £100 per membership for the next four additional members and then £50 for the fifth member and every additional member thereafter. All named members will be given individual access to our website and jiscmail resources.

First Member Pricing
£150
Subsequent Members
£100

Membership Details

Subscriptions run from September 1st to August 31st annually. You can apply for membership at any time during the year and a pro-rated rate will be applied. Contact Nicola Hood at nicola.hood@namss.ac.uk for details.

Those wishing to join NAMSS are asked to read and follow the NAMSS Code of Conduct.

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