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Student membership

Get support and resources at the start of your career.

If you are currently studying for an IOSH-accredited qualification or you are a safety, health and environment (SHE) technician apprentice you may be able to apply for IOSH student membership.

Who can join?

You can apply for IOSH student membership if you are either a:

  • full-time or part-time student studying an IOSH-accredited Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) qualification, or
  • Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) technician apprentice.

Benefits of student membership?

IOSH student membership gives students access to a range of benefits that can boost their career prospects. 

  • Career support and advice - Get access to our Career Hub, helping you to plan and manage your career goals, with practical career development and job-hunting tips and advice to prepare you for your dream OSH role.
  • Bursary – Access our IOSH student member bursary which exists to help train aspiring OSH professionals, and to support with their studies. Eligibility criteria applies.
  • IOSH Mentoring - Benefit from a mentor, who can provide you with support, guidance and advice, helping you to build your confidence and expand your horizons.
  • Professionalism - Demonstrate your commitment to high standards of professionalism and work ethics from the start, boosting your post-study employability. Use our online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme to develop your career plan and reflect on your learning and work.
  • Specialist technical knowledge and research - Develop and deepen your knowledge with our extensive range of research materials and our technical information service providing you with an array of online resources, books and technical guides. Access webinars to keep your knowledge up to date and relevant.
  • Networking - Connect with our existing 49,000 global members, join industry-specific groups and local branches, and attend some of the 300-plus events a year by them. As part of our Future Leaders Community, join other new and aspiring professionals at tailor-made events.
  • Discounts - discounts on all IOSH events.
  • Stay up to date - Access our newsletters and magazine, keeping you up to date with the latest news updates, as and when you need them.

Ready to become an IOSH student member?

To join as a student member, please complete the online application form. Once we've received your application, we will contact you within five working days.

Apply now

See also


Student membership application form

If you don't want to apply online, you can complete an application form and return it by post or email.

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