Why join ACCU?
"I knew the language and tools better than any of my colleagues - so I thought I was a great programmer. Then I joined the ACCU and not only found out there was much, much more than I knew, but also found a community that helped me learn it."
As a member of the ACCU you are part of a community of programmers who care about programming. The ACCU is a tremendous forum for interacting and meeting with programmers through the discussions, the articles in the ACCU journals, the mentored developers initiative and the ACCU conference.
Members of ACCU receive bi-monthly copies of the journals, may join the mentored developers groups and have access to the full archive of the discussions and journals. Membership attracts discount rates for the ACCU conference and suppliers who actively support the ACCU.
Members are encouraged to contribute to the discussions, the book reviews and the ACCU journals to develop their skills and depth of understanding.
For more information about ACCU see About ACCU.
Joining the ACCU can be done through the web site. It is a two step process.
- Create an account on the site on the Register a new account page. See Help for further information.
- Once your account is created and you are logged in, click on the [Account] link on the login box or go to your Account page. Select the tab marked [Subscriptions]. This takes you to the subscription section with a short introduction and tab marked [Subscribe] or [Renew]. Fill in the form (or check the details if renewing), select the submit button, and again to confirm and then choose the [Go to Payment] button which will send you off to the Worldpay pages. Upon successfully completing payment you will be returned to the site a fully fledged member!
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What does it cost?
The ACCU offers 2 types of yearly membership: Individual and Corporate.
Individual ACCU membership includes subscription to the ACCU journals (C Vu and Overload) and full access to website facilities including the journal archives.
Full individual membership: £45.00/year. (Concessionary rate: £22.50/year)
We also offer Basic Individual Membership: £32.00/year (Concessionary rate: £16/year). This is similar to Full Individual Membership except that the subscription to the ACCU journals does not include Overload.
Corporate ACCU membership is for any size of organisation with single or multiple sites and includes subscription for a minimum of 5 copies of the ACCU journals (C Vu and Overload) and full access to the website facilities.
Single site Corporate Membership (5 x C Vu and 5 x Overload): £150.00/year
Multi-site Corporate Membership: For a multi-site Corporate Membership rate please contact the Membership Secretary. The guidance rate for multi-site Corporate Membership is £150.00/year + £45.00 for each additional copy of the journals required.
For more details on the membership types see the constitution.
Page last changed 7 December 2013.