Members of the community interested in undergraduate research in Australasia and its development can join ACUR as individual members. This includes academic supervisors, researchers, and managers whether or not their university is an institutional member.
ACUR’s mission is to promote and advance the spread of undergraduate research in Australasia. Individual membership confers a number of benefits:
- ACUR conferences, events and resources provide you with opportunities to develop your knowledge of how to introduce or extend student learning and assessment through research-based learning;
- ACUR contributes resources and ideas about undergraduate research and research-based learning, to utilise in course design and development;
- ACUR provides opportunities to view and discuss the work of students from other institutions and countries;
- ACUR provides online and face-to-face networking opportunities through various events and regular communication about new developments;
- ACUR membership contributes networking opportunities that extend awareness of how to prepare students for professional life when knowledge is uncertain and the future is unclear;
- ACUR provides resources to enhance development of students’ employability skills including critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
- ACUR conferences provide a structured process for people wishing to introduce research-based units of study culminating in an international conference presentation.
The membership subscription entitles you to:
- receive all ACUR communication and access to resources such as publications, guides to enhance practice in undergraduate research etc.;
- vote in annual general meetings;
- be nominated for election to an executive position;
- attend the annual ACUR conference and the ACUR AGM (on payment of the delegate fee);
- to attend other ACUR events (colloquia, seminars etc., on payment of a reduced fee.
The individual membership subscription is AU$75 Full-time waged; AU$25 unwaged, part-time and retired per annum