Student Membership

CIWM’s Student membership is completely free and is an excellent source of information, advice and support as you progress through your studies and prepare for a successful career in the sustainability, resources and waste sector.


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Benefits of Student Membership

  • Receive essential industry news, information and updates straight to your inbox via our weekly member newsletter
  • Plan your career with access to one-to-one support and advice from our Professional Development team
  • Stay up to date with the hottest topics in the sector via the Circular magazine digital archive
  • Meet and connect with fellow students, industry professionals and potential future employers at local and national CIWM events
  • Expand your knowledge with access to specialist technical resources, expert guidance notes and best practice advice through the CIWM Knowledge Centre

Is Student membership right for me?

CIWM’s Student membership is perfect for you if you are a full-time student or apprentice and are interested in a career within the sustainability, resources and waste management sector. With the wealth of valuable resources and support at your fingertips, there’s no better way to prepare for your first steps out into the world of work.

Using Student membership as a stepping stone

Many Student members go on to become Affiliate or Associate members upon completion of their studies. There’s a clear path of membership grades that will support you at each and every stage of your career as you progress within the resources and waste sector.