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The Berkeley Educational Society, formed in 1879, is the parent body of The Berkeley Institute.


Today, they continue their support of The Berkeley Institute, it's faculty and students behind the scenes, providing support for activities such as Founders Day, School Leaver's Luncheon, Scholarships, and supporting the Legacy and History of our illustrious institution.


Members can serve on one (or more) of the committees, supporting the various activities and initiatives supported by the Society.


Some of the committee's include:


  • Finance Committee
  • Careers, Bursary & Scholarship Committee
  • Property Management Committee
  • BES Membership Committee
  • Public Relations Committee
  • Legacy & Programme Committee
    • Curator/Historian
  • Alumni Committee


Frequently Asked Questions


Q. Do I need to be invited to be a member of the BES?

A. No. You simply need to want to be involved in continuing the legacy of the founding fathers.


Q. Why does the Society exist?

A. The Society was the founding organization that lead to the establishment of The Berkeley Institute. The Society's role today, is to to continue the legacy of the founding fathers by supporting The Berkeley Institute as a school for all.


Q. Why should I join the Society?

A. 'Oft as we can we'll come back again...'

To give back your time and expertise to the future generations of Berkeleyites.


Q. How do I join the Society?

A. To join The Berkeley Educational Society, complete the form.

If you are a new member of the Society, an initial processing fee is $50 is required, plus the $25 annual membership fee.


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