Welcome to IoD Student Membership

Your IoD Student membership will provide you with a range of benefits to support you in your studies and in your future career, giving you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs or setting up your own business.

We look forward to welcoming you into our diverse and vibrant business community and encourage you to get involved as much as possible. In return we will inform and educate you on the world of business and entrepreneurship, help you to develop valuable connections and ensure you develop a portfolio of practical business tools which will stay with you for the rest of your career.

If you are interested in becoming a student member please follow the link below. Alternatively, you can download the apply using the Application Form in the Resources section.

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Benefits of Student Membership

These membership benefits have been specifically created to help you develop your business knowledge and make connections.

Guru PanelGuru Panel
Business mentors at the click of a button

NoticeboardInternship and Workplace Information

Student networkStudent Networking
With our exclusive LinkedIn Group

Student eventStudent Events
Meet other IoD members

Plus access to our director level resources:

Online ResourceOnline Business Resource
Extensive information on all areas of running a business

Director AppDirector App
Download for access to our monthly magazine

Please note that some director-level benefits are not included in the IoD Student Membership package, such as the use of premises or Information and Advisory Services. For further information please consult the Student Welcome Pack available in the Resources section.  


Starting with a pilot scheme in Yorkshire, the Institute of Directors will extend its student membership scheme to include anyone working towards a Higher Apprenticeship. The IoD firmly believes in the benefits of vocational education and, through membership, aims to help apprentices gain valuable skills, contacts and commercial awareness that will help them build a successful career.

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Application Form

Student Welcome Pack