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Honorary Members

Fellows

Professional Members

Associate Members

Graduate Members

Student Members

Affiliate Members

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Eligibility

Honorary Members

Honorary Members shall be persons, other than landscape professionals, who shall have performed notable service in advancing the cause of landscape architecture.


Fellows

Fellows shall be Landscape Architects of at least fifteen years approved post qualification professional landscape experience and shall be elected to Fellowship in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the profession.


Professional Members

Professional Members shall be Landscape Architects whose ability, attainments, aims and character are judged to be such as will promote the objects of the Institute and who have graduated from a landscape architectural curriculum approved by the Registration Committee and/or have obtained a similarly approved professional qualification. Professional Members shall have the requisite years of post graduation experience as specified in the Bye-laws.


Associate Members

Associate Members shall be persons who have graduated in Landscape Architecture from an institution whose curriculum has been accredited by the Institute or its acceptable equivalent in education and/or training. Associate Members shall be permitted to vote in the election of Council Members and Officers at General Meetings, and eligible for appointments to the Council and committees subject to the provision of Clause 7.1(i). Associate Members shall be eligible to take the Professional Practice Examination following a period of approved practical training in Hong Kong as specified in the entry requirements for the Professional Practice Examination.


Graduate Members

Graduate Members shall be persons who have obtained a higher diploma or higher qualification in landscape architectural studies from a university or tertiary institution recognized but not accredited by the Institute. Graduate Members shall not be eligible to take the Professional Practice Examination.


Student Members

Student Members shall be persons who are duly enrolled in a course of landscape architecture approved by the Registration Committee.


Affiliate Members

The Institute may admit to affiliation persons who are involved in activities allied with the professional practice of landscape architecture. They shall be persons who do not qualify for other categories of membership under this Constitution and may include persons from related professions and trades, natural and social sciences and educators. All candidates for affiliation must be approved by the Registration Committee.



For details please refer to HKILA Constitution and Bye-Laws (pdf).