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Student Grade

CIBSE student membership is for those currently registered on an engineering course of study. Our members come from a wide range of engineering disciplines within the building services sector around the world. 

CIBSE student membership is free to full time students for the duration of their course and a significantly reduced rate for part time students. See our Membership Fees form for details.

Student membership will enable you to become involved in the life of the Institution, and to take advantage of the valuable services it offers to develop your career. It demonstrates your commitment to the industry, and enables you to become involved in the promotion and development of the profession and the built environment.  Join our community of over 20,000 members today and belong to a global network of professional support and expertise

Join as a Student member today

If you are requested to provide proof that you are currently on a course of study for Student membership of CIBSE or have recently moved onto another course, please complete our Student Confirmation of Course Details form.

Benefits of CIBSE student membership  

  • Free subscription to the CIBSE Journal (electronic copy sent monthly), and the Student ENewsletter.
    Keep up to date with the latest industry news, events and legislation.
  • Free and unlimited access to the CIBSE Knowledge Portal
    Immediate, online access to search and download the full range of CIBSE publications. These include the CIBSE Knowledge Series which contains accessible introductions to a variety of building services topics to help you study more effectively as well as the CIBSE Student Databook which is an invaluable tool you will use in your studies.
  • Countless networking opportunities
    Meet other young professionals and students in the industry. Get involved in CIBSE groups and societies including the Young Engineers Network; with regional centres that aim to provide a forum & support network for young engineers.
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development
    CIBSE offers members full support through education, training and resources, enabling you to progress your career in the right direction.
  • Substantial discounts
    CIBSE members can get up to half price off printed copies of publications from CIBSE and other publishers as well as valuable discounts on CIBSE events, conferences and training courses.

Gaining professional membership and registration

Once you have completed your course of study we recommend and encourage you upgrade to an appropriate grade of CIBSE membership.

We can also advise you on gaining professional membership of CIBSE and registration with the Engineering Council at Licentiate/Engineering Technician, Associate/Incorporated Engineer, Member/Chartered Engineer, Member/Incorporated Engineer.  We can offer you the support and assistance to help you at each stage of your application process.

To speak to one of our team call 020 8772 3650.