Membership of SGAI is open only to members of our parent body the British Computer Society (BCS) and is free of charge.
Joining SGAI if you are already a member of the BCS
If you are already a BCS member, simply login to the members' secure area of the BCS website and select the Specialist Groups link within the Manage Your Membership section. You will be able to select the groups you want to join (a maximum of five).
Joining SGAI if you are not already a member of the BCS
You first need to join the BCS and then proceed as above. Note that ANY grade of BCS membership is sufficient to entitle you to become a member of SGAI. This includes student membership (if you qualify) and affiliate membership.
An application form for associate membership is available from here. The membership fee for this grade is currently £86.
An application form for affiliate membership, which is open to anyone with an interest in IT, is available from here. The membership fee for this grade is currently £64.
An application form for student membership is available from here. The membership fee for this grade is currently £37 for one year or £57 for the entire length of a course (maximum four years).
The BCS website is at http://www.bcs.org. General information about joining the society is available from here. In addition to the wide range of Specialist Groups on offer, BCS Membership brings a wealth of other member services and benefits. If you would like further information about BCS membership, please telephone Customer Service on +44(0)1793 417424 or 0845 300 4417 (UK). To email us visit www.bcs.org/contact.