Student Member

Design. Create. Solve. Innovate. Structural engineers use the power of maths and science to shape the world!

Student Members of The Institution of Structural Engineers are aspiring young engineers who have an interest in fields related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They are a community of 7,000 students around the world who have already taken the first step to progressing towards a career in designing buildings, creatively bringing conceptual ideas to life, solving challenging problems and developing innovative techniques in structural engineering.

Why become a student member?

Am I eligible?

How can I apply?

What next?

I've been a student member before, how can I reinstate?

Useful links for students...


Find out if the course you study meets the quality standards established by the Institution through the Joint Board of Moderators or an international mutual recognition agreement. 

Find out about the activities and events near you that are hosted by the Young Members’ Panel, or find out how you can get involved in your local region. 

Awards, Competitions & Prizes

There are a range of national and international awards, competitions and prizes that you can take part in for the chance to win medals and cash prizes.

Student Liaison Officers 

SLOs are first point of contact between universities/colleges and the Institution and offer advice to student members. Please contact the Institution’s Education Department for information about your university’s SLO.

The Institution has tens of thousands of members across the globe. Discover what relevant news and events specific to your region are happening soon. 


Use the job search to find the latest graduate structural engineer vacancies available.


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