arrow_up-blue blog branches consultations events facebook-icon facebook-icon2 factsheet forum-icon forum hands key link location lock mail measure menu_plus news pdf pdf2 phone policies publications related search share subjectguide twitter-icon word youtube-icon
Student nurse


The RCN offers all the support you need throughout your studies and beyond.

Here you'll find all the RCN resources, events, opportunities and support available to you during your studies and the search for your first nursing role.

Student Money Guide

Providing helpful advice on funding, bursaries, benefits and housing as well as tips on saving money and budgeting.

What is a trade union?

Find out more about trade unions and why you should join the world's largest trade union for nursing.

RCN publications

Use our publications to keep up to date on the latest issues in nursing and health care.
Student nurses

Get the best from your practice placements

Read our useful advice and ensure you get the most out of your practice-based learning time.  

Find out more
RCN Students logo

RCN Students

Read the latest features and articles from the RCN Students magazine.

RCN pledges support for #iwill campaign

The campaign promotes social action among 10-20 year olds.

Support for you

As an RCN student member you can call the RCN for financial advice, counselling or immigration advice on 0345 772 6100. You can call 8.30am to 8.30pm, seven days a week.

Call us

Find a job

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

Get involved

Become a Student Information Officer or represent your peers on the RCN Students Committee.


Sign up to one of our events to network and hear from leading speakers.  


Europe's largest collection of nursing publications, journals and theses at your fingertips.

Find out more
Group of students

Join the RCN today

RCN student membership gives you all the support you need throughout your studies and beyond. 

Join us today for just £10 a year - you can't afford not to.

Join the RCN