Memberships

As a member of the Society, you become part of an inspiring, passionate and supportive wetland community of practice in South Africa.

  • Student
    Duration
    1 year
    Package price
    R 50

    Student membership is available to any person registered with an institute of learning for which proof of registration for the year of membership is required. The reduced membership fee is designed to assist students in becoming members of a professional body at a time of edecuation and career development.


    • 1-year membership at reduced rate.
    • 1-year SWS International membership.
    • 1 CPD point for being a member.
    • Up to 0.5 CPD point for attending the AGM.
    • Discounted rate for National Wetlands Indaba.
  • Ordinary
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 380

    Ordinary membership is the standard membership offered by the Society to members of the public who are not students or retired persons and are active in the wetland field of practice.


    • 1-year membership at reduced rate.
    • 1-year SWS International membership.
    • 1 CPD point for being a member.
    • Up to 0.5 CPD point for attending the AGM.
    • Discounted rate for National Wetlands Indaba.
  • Ordinary + Journal
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 650

    The Ordinary + Journal membership is everything listed under Ordinary membership but includes access to the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) international journal "Wetlands".


    • 1-year membership at reduced rate.
    • 1-year SWS International membership.
    • Access to the journal "Wetlands".
    • 1 CPD point for being a member.
    • Up to 0.5 CPD point for attending the AGM.
    • Discounted rate for National Wetlands Indaba.
  • Retired Persons
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    R 50

    Retired Persons membership is available to any person over the age of 65 years. Please provide a copy of your ID document during the process of registration to ensure compliance.


    • 1-year membership at reduced rate.
    • 1 CPD point for being a member.
    • Up to 0.5 CPD point for attending the AGM.
    • Discounted rate for National Wetlands Indaba.