The Associate Membership is a great way to access some of HCA’s Facilities, support what we do, and be part of a creative hub of individuals who are passionate about the arts. Membership is open to all, and includes a variety of benefits.

We offer three different prices which include a discount for alumni and short course students depending on your involvement with HCA.


• Access to the College Library & Shop
• Access to Workshop Facilities
• Short Course Discount
• Special Offers on Workshops & Lectures
• Photocopying Facility
• Regular e-bulletins profiling offers, updates and news for members.
• Invitations to HCA events and networking opportunities


HCA Alumni Associate Membership

Open to anyone who has completed a fully accredited course at Hereford College of Arts; you may be required to provide certification as proof of completion.

Cost per year: £20


HCA Short Course Associate Membership

Open to anyone who has completed a short course at Hereford College of Arts and includes incentives for those looking to progress through to an accredited course at the College.

Refund of short course fees up to the value of £200 for the following: Successful completion of at least one year of a HCA degree course or successful completion of the Portfolio course.

Cost per year: £25


HCA General Associate Membership

Open to anyone who has not completed a course at Hereford College of Arts but has an interest in the arts and is keen to support the College.

Cost per year: £30


How to apply

To find out more information, or to request an application form please contact the Short Course Team on 01432 845302 or email us at

*Please note terms & conditions may apply to some benefits. The College reserves the right to refuse or withdraw membership at any time.