Student Affiliate Subscription

Student Affiliate subscription is available to those studying full or part time for a recognised qualification in careers guidance (QCG), qualification in career coaching (QCC) or any other level 4-6 careers guidance qualification.


£24.87+VAT per annum (overseas applicants will not be required to pay VAT)






  • Access to professional AGCAS Member and Affiliate only discussion lists via JiscMail to share practice, insights and establish collaborative opportunities.
  • Improve knowledge, practice and services through instant access to our network of almost 4,000 individual global higher education student career development and graduate employment professionals.


  • Access to a range of relevant professional development opportunities, allowing you to build confidence and credibility.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills that you need to progress and develop.
  • Learn through our member-led training. Pick up new ideas, perspectives and efficiencies from professionals within the AGCAS community as they share their experiences.

Research and Knowledge

  • Access resources, research and publications via our Knowledge Centre.
  • Access and the opportunity to contribute to the Research and Knowledge Hub, a repository for articles, research and resources in the field of careers and employability.
  • Access and the opportunity to contribute to our termly e-journal, Phoenix, which shares best practice in careers and employability service delivery.
  • Improve knowledge and practice through up-to-date research and practitioner-led insights into the key issues affecting the sector and profession.
  • Develop your research and writing skills, expertise, knowledge and contacts in an occupational or subject area.


As an AGCAS Affiliate subscriber, you get access to an exclusive Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance discount scheme, through Gallagher (AJG) and the provider Hiscox.

For a limit of £1,000,000 Public Liability cover and £1,000,000 Professional Indemnity cover premiums start at discounted rate of £150 plus Insurance Premium Tax (the government tax rate is currently 12%). In comparison, if you approached Hiscox directly, the annual premium is likely to be around £230 plus tax.

Discounts can be applied to higher limits of cover, if required.

For a referral to Gallagher (AJG), please contact or call +44(0)114 251 5752.


Before joining AGCAS as a member or affiliate, you will need to register as a user on our website. To do this select the ‘Login’ option and then register to use the site using the box on the right hand side. Once this has been completed, you will be able to begin your application.