Membership for student nurses, student midwives and nursing degree apprentices

Join the world’s largest nursing union and professional body

Ready to join the world’s largest nursing union and professional body?

We represent your interests and campaign on issues that matter to you.

For just 84p per month, we’ll see you through your student journey with access Europe’s largest nursing library and e-library, support during your placements and advice from our team of experts.

See how by watching the videos below or by registering to one of our student webinars.


Student webinars

A series of webinars for first year nursing students starting a course this autumn.

Just launched: RCN Starting Out

Our new app for nursing students and NQN members to help support your nursing journey. Access online or download on your phone.

Benefits

Learning resources

With Europe’s largest nursing library, and a team of expert advisers on hand, we can help with a range of enquiries.

Careers advice

Our expert careers advisers, online resources, professional forums and networking events will help you kick start your career.

Placement Support

We'll help you through your placements by providing advice, counselling and tips on managing your finances.

Member discounts

RCNXtra can help you save money on shopping, cinema trips, mobile phone bills and more.

Become a member

Not a student?

Newly qualified nurse membership

Find out what the RCN can offer newly qualified nurses.

Nurse and midwife membership

Find out what the RCN can offer nurses and midwives.

HCA, AP and TNA membership

Find out what the RCN can offer HCAs, APs and TNAs.