Shape your future career
Student Membership shows you’re committed to your professional future. It gives you the strength of CIPD support for your study success, and works with CIPD qualifications to put you on the path to professional recognition.
As a Student Member, you’ll be equipped for study success. You’ll benefit from professional content, study guides, and tips for your assessments. You’ll be part of the CIPD community where you can network and learn from the experience of senior professionals, as well as connect with fellow Student Members for friendly support.
This grade could be for you if …
- you’re currently studying or are about to study a CIPD qualification
- you may be looking for your first role in the people profession, or you could already be working within a people team
- you could be working full or part-time alongside your studies
When you complete your studies, you’ll become a Foundation Member or Associate Member.
What people say about being a Student Member
It has been a big shift from not seeing a need for the CIPD, to thinking, how would I have got here without them?
CIPD Student Member
I feel supported by the CIPD. If I have any HR-related issues I know where to turn to... and it keeps me up to date.
Muhammad Abubakir Khan
It was totally worth the financial investment, the industry professionals have really added so much perspective to all of those subjects we have been studying.
Student membership benefits
Your CIPD membership is here to support and advance your studies at every stage. Explore our member benefits below:
Start building the professional abilities and sought-after skills that today’s employers are looking for
If you've already enrolled for a CIPD qualification please use the same email address when you join, so you can access all of your Student Member benefits straight away
We offer a raft of qualifications to support your career ambitions and help you get a head start in the people profession
Student Member fees
Enjoy a 40% discount on the Associate Member fees and join Student Membership online today. You must enrol on your qualification within nine months of becoming a Student Member.
|Study a qualification route||Fee|
|Qualification fee||Set by individual study centres|
|12-month Student Member fee*||£98|
|Total||Qualification fee and £138|
You can pay by card or through direct debit instalments, and you’ll need to renew your membership annually on 1 July. We’ll send you renewal information well before the due date to remind you how much is due.
* Depending on when you join in the year, we offer different membership fee options.
Fees are presented in Sterling, and card payments will be charged the exchange rate of your financial services provider.
- For guidance on the euro rate click here to convert currency.
Eurozone Direct Debit
You can set up a SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) Direct Debit to pay in euros. Please complete our SEPA Direct Debit instruction form and send it with your membership application form.
Direct debit payment amounts are based on our current exchange rate €1.15 = £1 (rate is reviewed quarterly).
Not sure if becoming a Student Member is right for you?
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