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When you are a member, you can connect with other musicians at all stages of their career and get expert career advice from the Union. You can get contract and legal advice to protect your rights at your first gigs and engagements. All members are better represented with trade union representation in your workplace and more!

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Who is eligible for Student Membership rate?

You can join the Musicians' Union at a student rate when you are in full-time education. 

To apply, you will need to provide a proof of your student status. This has to be a letter from your place of education dated within 2 months which has to be written in English (or clearly translated) and has to state that your course is full time.

Once you've got your student proof you can join the MU at a student membership rate.

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Note that once you finish your studies and you have been a member of the MU as a student, you can apply for 'Join for a pound' scheme for you first year as a graduate.