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Becoming a Student member

As a student, you want to gain the most from your studies, attain the highest grades and be attractive to employers. We will connect you to a network of knowledge and people including employers. We will support the development of the skills and qualities required by the contemporary employment market and provide opportunities to showcase your talents. This will enable you to stand above your peers. You will also gain opportunities to expand your professional network through participation in branch activities and events.

Who can join?

Student membership is available to any applicant who is currently enrolled in full-time or part-time study.

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Why become a Student member?

Recognition of your professional competence

Promote your commitment and enhance your career prospect through professional recognition of your qualifications.

Broaden your horizons and join the debate

Keep up to date with the latest developments, good practice and innovation through our library of reports and resources to help you stand out in your studies.

Build a global professional network

Get access to a powerful and supportive network of professionals. Through our regional branches, technical networks and special interest groups you can connect with like-minded professionals at events across the world.

Engage and advocate

Access the CIWEM Early Careers Network which allows you to connect with other students and early career professionals across the world, share and discuss the latest advances, opportunities and grow your professional network.

Develop your expertise

Access a range of content and services to build your experience, including; good practice guides, technical papers, and online publications, as well as CPD relevant events.


The chance to become a student representative and help support your fellow students and spread the word about CIWEM membership.

Application requirements

To apply for a Student membership, you will need to complete an online application form through MyCIWEM with the following information

  • Current course title
  • Current university of study
  • Start date of current course
  • End date of current course
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How to get started

To become a student member, you just need to create an online CIWEM account and fill out an online application. Student members do not require any sponsors, please enter n/a into the sponsor fields in your application.

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How much does a Student Membership cost?

Student membership is complimentary for those in full or part-time study

Join the Early Careers Network

Our Early Careers Network is open to all our members who are new to the water and environment industry. Our mission is to connect a diverse pool of water and environment professionals starting out in their careers, typically those who have been in the sector for under five years. The aims of the group are to facilitate a platform of collaboration for networking, career development and most importantly, building the global CIWEM community.

It is a fantastic opportunity to network and socialise with other CIWEM members. We run seminars, workshops and socials.

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Need advice?

We’re with you every step of your application and throughout your membership, get detailed advice on your membership application or any other queries you may have. Just call +44(0)207 8313110 or email and someone will be delighted to help.

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