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How much?

The cost of membership depends on what category of member you are:

  • Ordinary (Full) members: people whose principal source of earnings is professional journalism or writing. Annual subscription is £40.
  • Associate members: for those whose work advances the public awareness of science and technology. Also for those whose professional journalism or writing is not their principal source of earnings. Associate members do not have voting rights. Annual subscription is £36.
  • Student members: open to those in a full- or part-time education. You may be on a course training science communication, you may be a science student involved in student journalism or a simply a student journalist with an interest in science journalism. Student members have no voting rights. It is expected that they will progress to ordinary or associate membership if they embark on an appropriate career upon completion of their course. Annual subscription is £20.

Paying through your company

If you chose to pay your subscriptions through your company, please remember that you must attach a reference name to this payment or your subscription will not be renewed.

Standing order

Our preferred method of receiving subscription is by an annual standing order to: 

Account number:  21674366
Sort code:  40-04-37.

The ABSW's account is in the name of "ABSW Ltd".

Our address is, 88 The Broadway, Muswell Hill, London, N10 3RX.

Please set the date of first payment to January 1st.

The only problem with standing order is that our subscription fees to change from time-to-time, although they do remain absurdly modest. If the fees are raised, we will send you notification and you will need to adjust your standing order.

Bank-to-bank payment

You may wish to make a single direct payment to our bank, either through a telephone or electronic banking service. Please pay:

ABSW Ltd
Account number:  21674366
Sort code:  40-04-37

As we have said above, please make it clear in any payment that the money comes from the member paying the fees rather than from a company that we have never heard of.

Credit Card

If you use the paypal method and button below you are given the option to either sign in with your paypal account and pay OR pay by credit card without signing in (so for those without paypal accounts this system works perfectly).

Paypal (You don't need a paypal account!)

You can use the button below to pay even if you don't have your own paypal account, you will be given the option to sign in OR pay by credit card. Do make sure you select the correct category, prices for new members have a £5 admin fee added.  If you are a new member joining after July then select 'discounted' option as you receive a 50% discount as you will be required re renew your membership in January the following year. 

 

Membership Category: New or Existing - Full/Associate/Student

 

 

Cheques can only be used by special arrangement, if you have no other means by which to pay your fee then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the full instructions.

 

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