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Student members

Thank you for being one of us

Here you'll find everything you need for your studies, placement and the search for your first nursing role. Student membership will provide you with employment support and representation if you are also working as a Nursing Support Worker during your studies.

Going on maternity leave or taking a career break? Switch your membership to save money and stay protected. 

RCN Starting Out

An exclusive online resource for nursing students to help support your nursing journey. Access online or save to your phone.

Nursing Essentials – view our online crib cards for the latest information and support.

COVID-19: Information for students on workforce expansion

The latest information and support for you.

Get involved

Represent your peers on the RCN Students Committee. Get involved and together we can achieve more.

Find a job

Start your search for your first nursing role and find career resources, advice and information.

Support for you

Advice and guidance to help you as a student member.


Find more information about upcoming events.

Student news

Read the latest student nursing news stories.
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Explore the discounts and offers available to you.


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Students Magazine

Read the latest articles and unmissable features.

Student webinars

Watch our recent 'Supporting you with your studies and future career' webinars on demand to learn more about how the RCN can support you.

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