The following are required when applying and renewing for all external borrowing membership including Free & Paying categories:
• proof of identity
• proof of home address eg driving licence, recent utility bill.
a. Qualifying exam/essay/research proposal (expiry date must be their essay submission date)
Applicants for Institute of Education courses required to take an examination, or to submit an essay or research proposal in order to qualify for their place.
Proof required: Official letter from Registry or Doctoral School.
b. Past staff of the Institute of Education (valid for 2 consecutive academic years)
Proof required: Staff ticket or note from HR.
c. Partnership Schools & Colleges One named individual from each PGCE Partnership Schools & Colleges
Proof required: Name on Partnership School & College list + Proof of ID and Recent Proof of Home Address required
d. SOAS Reciprocal Agreement
- Staff and Doctoral students from SOAS.
Proof required: Staff or student card showing Doctorate status
e. SCONUL Access Scheme (Bands A, B and C)
- Staff and doctoral students (Band A)
- Part-time postgraduate students (Band B)
- Distance Learning and Placement students (Band B)
- Full-time postgraduate students (Band C)
Proof required: SCONUL Access card or SCONUL Access email and a current student card or staff card
SCONUL Access online application
Free tickets are valid until the end of the academic year or until your course or contract ends, whichever comes first.