You are entitled to a limited membership and also reduced membership if the following criteria are met:
a) distance course or program and is resident in another location
b) participating in education courses that cover less than half-time study
c) pursuing graduate studies corresponding to less than half-time study
d) participating in education which is largely organized elsewhere.
Reduced student union means half the fee. As elsewhere counted place situated less than 50 km from Umeå.
Being a student at a distance means no change in the benefits you can get. Profile material, movie tickets, etc. may be ordered from our office by email. You have the same opportunity to apply for student social funds to arrange sittings, lectures or other activites. You also get a membership card and access to all the student pubs in Umeå if you are passing.
Of course you regardless of membership or not to take the part of the union’s monitoring of education at no cost.