Training and events for tertiary students

Set yourself apart with extra skills and an early start to networking.

As a tertiary student, working hard towards an engineering degree is both challenging and exciting. Engineers Australia can help you complement that study with real-world experience through our training and events program. With our help, you will graduate with more than technical knowledge - you'll already be on your way to growing a network, supplemental skill set and career.

Free membership for student engineers

As a student in an accredited engineering course you're entitled to free membership with Engineers Australia. You'll connect with over 100,000 professionals and enjoy the benefits of being allied with your future profession's biggest advocate.

Join today!

Engineering Technical Society membership

Many of Engineers Australia's associated technical societies offer discounted rates for students. Technical societies are a fantastic way to network within your industry and related industries. For example, an electrical engineering student interested in rail and train transport could join the Railway Technical Society of Australasia or the Transport Australia society.

Find engineers aligned to your interests and enrich your understanding of what your future holds by joining a Technical Society. With reduced rates for students, it's a worthwhile and rewarding step towards your life as a professional.

Learn more about Technical Societies

Events for engineering students

Attending conferences, talks and site visits related to your industry provides insights into your field and opportunities to connect with potential life-long contacts.

Visit our Conferences and Events section


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