Become an overseas member
Overseas members can receive our monthly peer reviewed occupational therapy research journal
Occupational therapy is a growing profession around the world. Occupational therapists who receive qualifications from institutions recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) have the opportunity and freedom to practice in numerous countries. Whether you are practicing outside the UK, or want to know more about OT practice in the UK, overseas membership affords you a wealth of resources and information.
Who is eligible for overseas membership?
If you are currently resident outside of the UK and are registered or eligible to register with the Health Professions Council (HPC), you are invited to join as an overseas member.
Keep your finger on the pulse of the profession
The British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT) is highly regarded in the worldwide occupational therapy community. With an international editorial board and published monthly it is the best means of remaining up to date on the latest research, reviews and professional issues. As well as our journal, you will receive OTnews, our practice and news-led monthly magazine that enables you to share best practice. Overseas members also enjoy privileged online access to annual conference abstracts featuring the latest practical developments within the profession. You will also have access to free downloads of College publications and online access to the highly regarded Australian and Canadian journals of occupational therapy.
Enjoy access to exclusive online resources
Communicate with other occupational therapists around the world in our online discussion forums. We also offer a full range of professional library services including literature searches and an enquiry service. BAOT social media now puts you in touch in real time with staff, colleages and professionals connecting to share camaraderie and best practice from around the wold.
Be informed in the latest professional developments and OT jobs
Share in the latest thinking and practice from the United Kingdom and benefit from membership of an internationally respected professional body. Receive members only access to job vacancies and advertisements, which will help you enter into the practice of OT in the UK.