Unlock your career potential

Just starting out, changing careers or wanting to learn more about the people profession? Combining CIPD membership with a CIPD qualification will speak volumes for your commitment towards good practice. It will enable you to really stand out whilst boosting your career prospects.

This grade could be for you if …

  • you are currently studying or are about to study a CIPD accredited qualification in HR or L&D
  • you need immediate access to CIPD resources and support for your studies
  • you want to progress through CIPD membership grades

What people say about being a Student Member

Maria Creisson

It has been a big shift from not seeing a need for the CIPD, to thinking, how would I have got here without them?

Maria Creisson

CIPD Student Member

Muhammad Abubakir Khan

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

Student member

Sonam Taneja

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.

Sonam Taneja

Student member

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Member benefits to support you

As a Student Member you’re equipped for future success. You’ll benefit from effective support for your studies, powerful career advice, opportunities to network with senior professionals and valuable discounts on learning resources. Take a look at some key benefits for Student Members.

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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

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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.

Joining fee: £40
Student Member fee for up to 12 months* (from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021): £98
Total: £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.

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