Terms and conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before submitting an application for Student membership. You should understand that by submitting the application, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and our Privacy Policy, which sets out full details of how we handle your personal data.

1. Eligibility

1.1. Student membership of the Art Fund through the purchase of a Student Art Pass is open to students at a degree-granting university or college geographically located in the United Kingdom.

1.2. You must be aged 18 or over and studying on a full-time basis in a United Kingdom Higher Education institution for either an undergraduate level qualification or a post-graduate qualification.

1.3. Open University, distance learning and part-time courses do not qualify for Student membership of the Art Fund.

1.4. Applicants on Graduate Training Schemes are considered as being in full-time employment and are not entitled to Student membership.

2. Applications for membership

2.1. Applications for Student membership are made online, by completing the Student Art Pass form at studentartpass.org.

2.2. Payment must be made by credit or debit card and your subscription fee will be debited at the time of your application.

2.3. You must not use borrowed, stolen or forged payment methods to make your payment. Should you do so, you agree to accept full responsibility for such action and to indemnify the Art Fund in respect of all actions, claims, damages, liability, fees, costs and expenses whatsoever that arise as a result of such actions.

2.4. Membership of the Art Fund through the purchase of a Student Art Pass is a form of charitable giving. Once a subscription has been paid and a Student Art Pass has been issued, no refunds can be made.

2.5. We may ask you at any time to provide proof of enrolment and documentation supporting your eligibility for Student membership. Failure to provide the documentation requested within 10 workings days will result in the cancellation of your membership, and any Student Art Pass received prior to the cancellation of your membership must be returned to us.

2.6. We reserve the right to reject applications for Student membership at our sole discretion.

3. Delivery and replacements

3.1. Your Student Art Pass will be delivered to the address that you provide when you complete our online application form.

3.2. Free standard delivery is by Royal Mail second class service. Applicants are advised to allow ten working days from the date of the application for the card to arrive.

3.3. Lost Student Art Passes will be replaced once free of charge. Any subsequent replacement cards will incur an administration free of £5.00.

4. Using your Student Art Pass

4.1. Student membership includes one named Student Art Pass valid for a year entitling the holder to all National Art Pass discounts as listed on the Art Fund’s website.

4.2. Student Art Passes are valid until the date of expiry shown on the card and are non-transferable.

4.3. The Student Art Pass is proof of your membership of the Art Fund and it must be presented to gain free or discounted entry to the relevant museums, galleries and historic properties. Members that do not have a valid Student Art Pass with them will be asked to pay the full entry fee and refunds cannot be given at a later date.

4.4. When admission tickets to venues are booked online or by telephone, the Student Art Pass must be shown on request at point of collection.

4.5. Membership benefits and discounts are subject to change from time to time. Where possible, changes to benefits will be published on the Art Fund’s website artfund.org. We strongly advise members to contact the individual venues before visiting for current opening times, entrance fees and facilities information.

4.6. Admittance to the Art Fund's Annual General Meeting is limited to members who are able to show a valid Student Art Pass on the day.

4.7. Student membership does not include the Art Map publication and Art Quarterly.

5. Variation of these terms and conditions

5.1. The Art Fund reserves the right to vary these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Such variations shall become effective immediately upon the posting on the Website. These Terms of Use were last updated on 3 September 2018.