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All finance staff at our member institutions can have their own BUFDG account. This provides access to financial resources, information, reports, news, the discussion boards, and online and face-to face training.

If your institution is a member of BUFDG then you can sign up for a website account here

If you're not sure if your institution is a member or not, take a look at the list of members here

If your institution is not yet a member but is interested in joining BUFDG, then read on to find out more about the benefits of BUFDG, and how to apply, below:



With your BUFDG membership you can:

Team development

Access all BUFDG conferences, regional meetings, training events, and e-learning modules for you and your staff

Technical support

Get technical tax, employment taxes, and procurement support and guidance from our three in-house specialists

Instant knowledge

Search and download hundreds of useful resources and guides in a wide range of subject areas, and use the discussion boards to ask questions of colleagues from across the sector

Accounting insight

Benefit from the work of the Financial Reporting Group on issues such as the SORP and pensions accounting, including notes, discount rates, and modellers

Special reports

Contribute to, and access special projects and reports including the annual institutional audit and FD salary surveys, and the new BUFDG guide to Understanding University Finance

Sector advocacy

Input into our liaison and advocacy work, and join consultation responses, with HMRC, OfS, UUK, Purchasing Consortia, and other sector bodies


Applying for Membership

The subscription year for BUFDG runs from 1st August to 31st July. If your institution is joining on or after the 1st February then 60% of the subscription is due. The subscription rates for each institution are based on turnover. There are two levels of membership - a standard level, and BUFDG Pro, which includes access to the full suite of e-learning modules. For 2019/20, the rates are:


If you'd like to subscribe, please download and complete this application form and submit to matt@bufdg.ac.uk.

To find out more, or if you have any questions at all about the process, contact Matt on 01509 22 88 52 or by email.











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