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Membership

Join SAAFECS

What does SAAFECS offer its Members?

The following persons are eligible for the respective groups of membership:

An active community of Consumer Scientists.

Networking opportunities.

Informative sessions of learning and sharing of knowledge, skills and expertise.

New ideas and developments in Consumer Sciences.

Support for Consumer Studies educators.

Web based information to be accessed wherever you are.

Links to industry and related fields.

Latest research that is applicable to Consumer Science.

Sources of information for students, researchers, educators and community developers.

Biannual conference (with special registration rates for members).

Member Application Forms

 

Eligibility of Members

The following persons are eligible for the respective groups of membership:

Group A: Full Members

a) Persons with a recognized qualification in Consumer Science or any related discipline.
b) Persons who have an interest in the fields of Consumer Science, Consumer Studies and Home
Economics who may benefit from the interaction with these disciplines and related fields.
c) Postgraduate students earning a fixed income qualify as Full members.

Group B: Student Members

a) Any student following a recognized course in the fields specified in (a) at a recognized university, or
other relevant academic institution.
b) Any international student who is following a recognized course in the fields specified in (a) at a
recognized university or other relevant academic institution.
c) Any international or national student who has an interest in the field of Consumer Science and who
may benefit from the interaction within the different sub-disciplines of Consumer Science.
d) Postgraduate students who are fulltime students not earning a fixed income may qualify as Student
members.

Group C: Honorary Members

Any person who has made a notable contribution to SAAFECS or to Consumer Sciences in general may,
after consideration of curriculum vitae by the Executive Committee and after acceptance by EXCO at the
Biennial General Meeting, be invited to become an Honorary Member of SAAFECS.