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Sign up to be an academic, professional or student member of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre

As a member, you’ll be the first to receive invitations to our events and information tailored to suit your research area and countries of interest.

The academic and student categories of membership are open to staff and students of The University of Sydney. Individuals from other institutions are invited to apply for the friend of SSEAC membership.

Please read the information below on membership options and what the options entitle you to.

Membership types

To qualify for student membership you must:

  • be enrolled in an undergraduate, Honours, postgraduate coursework, Research Masters, or PhD program and working on one or more of the countries of Southeast Asia.

Student members (University of Sydney) will:

  • be eligible to participate in relevant events
  • be eligible to apply for the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre Conference Fund
  • receive the quarterly newsletter and targeted student communications.

Associate student members (other institutions) will:

  • be given priority access to relevant events
  • receive the quarterly newsletter and targeted student communications.

Become a student member here.

To qualify for academic membership you must:

  • be employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, or hold an honorary position at The University of Sydney;
  • have released publications or received grants relating to one or more of the countries in Southeast Asia, or significant engagement in capacity building or similar activities, in the last ten years.

Academic members will:

  • receive the academic bulletin, quarterly newsletter and targeted communications;
  • be eligible to apply for Sydney Southeast Asia Centre grants;
  • be publicly listed as a member on our website;
  • be eligible to participate in relevant events.

Become an academic member here.

To qualify for affiliate membership you must:

  • be employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, or hold an honorary position at a university other than The University of Sydney;
  • have an interest in the research and work being done in the Southeast Asian region.

Affiliate members will:

  • receive the academic bulletin, quarterly newsletter and targeted communications;
  • be publicly listed as a member on our website;
  • be eligible to participate in relevant events.

Become an affiliate member here.

If you don't qualify for any of the above SSEAC memberships, you're welcome to come on board as a friend of SSEAC.

To qualify for a friend of SSEAC membership, you must:

  • have an interest in the research and work being done in the Southeast Asian region

Friend of SSEAC members will:

  • receive the quarterly newsletter
  • be given priority access to relevant events

Become a friend of SSEAC member today.