Engineers Australia: Student Membership

Student membership with Engineers Australia is the best way for engineering students to immerse themselves in Australia's thriving engineering community. With exclusive opportunities and discounts for networking events, information sessions, competitions, educational workshops and more.

Engineers Australia student membership is available to undergraduate students studying an accredited or recognised Australian course in Engineering. 

Best of all, being an Engineers Australia Student Member is free!

Want to get involved? Apply for Student Membership now!

Benefits of Student membership

With over 100,000 members, Engineers Australia membership is recognised world-wide and can help open doors via its network and reputation. Students looking to start their engineering career through professional development, support and industry connections should apply for membership today.

Knowledge

Career Centre

Access loads of great information on resume writing, interview technique and other soft skills which will help you to land a job in engineering.

Events and networking

Build your technical skills, get answers to your burning questions, and network with people who can help you make things happen.

myCPD

Add real-world expertise to your assignments and develop your engineering skills with a massive collection of videos, short courses and other online learning tools.

Resources

Engineers Australia membership includes access to a wide range of resources to help with tertiary studies and research. The online library offers world-class technical databases, conference papers, industry journals, handbooks and more; exploring all areas of engineering.

News and updates

Keep up-to-date with news, trends and technology across the full breadth of engineering disciplines.

Voice

Volunteering 

Engineers Australia has many volunteer groups across different career stages, interests, disciplines and locations. Volunteering for a group is a great way to build you professional reputation and presence.

Learned Groups

Local and National groups are involved in advocacy activities and raising the profile of engineers, facilitating professional connections, learning opportunities and increasing engagement in engineering activities.

Advocacy

Engineers Australia ensures members’ interests are represented and voiced to government through ongoing advocacy activities and media engagement.

Recognition

Post-nominals 

Get instant, recognisable and credible recognition as a passionate and talented young engineer with an Engineers Australia Post-nominal. All Student Members are entitled to the StudIEAust post-nominal, which shows your commitment to the profession and your personal development.

Awards

Get your name in the headlines through outstanding academic achievement. Engineers Australia offers a range of award opportunities for its members, including student awards, university medals and scholarships.

Chartered

Get the inside lane on the journey to becoming a Chartered Engineer. Chartered status is an immediate and ironclad accreditation of a competent, independent and ethical engineering professional.

We've also got an exclusive member benefits program; Ignite, to help you get the absolute most of your membership with exclusive offers from respected organisations such as Avis and OzForex.

Getting Started

Keen to take the jump as an Engineers Australia Student Member? Find out what you'll need to get started below:

Am I eligible?

To qualify for student membership, you must be studying an accredited or recognised Australian course in engineering. They can be either:

  1. a two-year Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in Engineering program
  2. a three-year Bachelor of Engineering Technology/Science program
  3. a four-year Bachelor of Engineering program
  4. a two-cycle Bachelor + Master in Engineering program (3 year + 2 year program or integrated BE/ME 5 year program)
  5. a Conversion Master of Engineering program

If you are unsure, please have a look at the accredited programs list to see if your engineering program has been listed.

View a list of Engineers Australia accredited courses

Document checklist for students

  • Details of your qualification in progress
  • Please note: Assessment fees are not applicable to Students.

Studying as a Postgraduate?

If you are a postgraduate engineering student, you may be eligible to join as a graduate member. Full time postgraduate students may also be eligible for a postgraduate concession on membership fees.

To apply for a concession, please complete the online concession application prior to applying for graduate membership. 

Join online today!

More Information for Students

Expected study completion date

It is important that you advise us of your new expected study completion date if it has changed. If you need to update your expected study completion, you can send us an email. 

Update your address and contact details

If you move to another place, please advise us so that we can update your details. This way you can continuously receive all the membership benefits and important communication from Engineers Australia without interruption.

Advise us your non university email address

Please advise Engineers Australia of your non university email address. This will ensure that you receive important notices electronically even after you graduate and when you travel around.

Readmission to Student membership

If your student membership has lapsed and you wish to reinstate it, please use your EA ID to login to myPortal and apply to reinstate your membership.

If you don’t know your EA ID, please contact our friendly member services team memberservices@engineersaustralia.org.au.

Want further information?

If you've got questions about your Engineers Australia membership, contact our Member Services Team on 1300 653 113.