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1 Becoming STUDENT and GRADUATE member of Professional Institutions Dr Ana M. Ruiz-Teran Professional Institutions Liaison Officer, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering 7 Oct 2014 For Postgraduate Students at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

2 What are Professional Institutions/Bodies/Associations? The Professional Bodies/Institutions and International Associations are non-profitable organizations that strive to promote and progress subject areas (such as civil, structural, environmental engineering) They are centres for the exchange of specialist knowledge, and a provider of resources to encourage innovation and excellence in the profession worldwide The Professional Bodies (not the International Associations) award professional qualifications that are usually recognised worldwide These professional qualifications is something that you will want to achieve and that for sure you will include in your CV

3 Which Professional Institutions and International Associations are most relevant for us? Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Structures: Geotechnics: Transport: Environmental and Water: Prof. bodies Associations Systems: Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE)

4 Membership types Student Member Graduate Member Chartered MemberFellow Continuous Professional Development (CPD) CEng MICE CEng MIStructE CEng MCIHT CEng MIHE CEng MCIWEM CEng MCIBSE CEng FICE CEng FIStructE CEng FCIHT CEng FIHE CEng FCIWEM CEng FCIBSE Professional Qualifications/Accreditations Dr Ana Ruiz-Teran, CEng MICE, MCICCP, FHEA

5 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) The ICE offers free student memberships to undergraduate students and graduate memberships with a £60.25 concessionary rate (33% fee) to MSc and PhD students (income <£12000 per year) The benefits of becoming member are available at The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: print copy of the New Civil Engineer (NCE) magazine (weekly) Free access to the Civil Engineering Library Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Eligibility for scholarships, awards and prizes Apply at how-to-join/Graduatehttp://www.ice.org.uk/Membership/Membership-grades-and- how-to-join/Graduate

6 Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) IStructE offers free student memberships to undergraduate, MSc and PhD students The benefits of becoming member are available at member member The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: Print and on-line subscription to The Structural Engineer (monthly) Free access to the IStructE Library Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Eligibility for scholarships, awards and prizes Apply by 31 st October through the Imperial College London link at https://skempton.wufoo.com/forms/q7x2x3/ https://skempton.wufoo.com/forms/q7x2x3/

7 Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) CIHT offers free student memberships to undergraduate, MSc and PhD students The benefits of becoming member are available at membership/membership-grades/student.cfm membership/membership-grades/student.cfm The benefits that are more valuable for a MSc student are: on-line subscription to Institution magazine (10 issues/year) Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Apply at membership/membership-grades/student.cfmhttp://www.ciht.org.uk/en/membership/individual- membership/membership-grades/student.cfm

8 Institution of Highway Engineers(IHE) IHE offers free student memberships The benefits of becoming member are available at Brochure.pdf/ Brochure.pdf/ The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: e-bulletin Access to Technical Gateway (Knowledge network) Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Applications forms available at grades/http://www.theihe.org/membership/ihe- grades/

9 Chartered Institution of Environmental and Water Management (CIWEM) CIWEM offers student memberships with a £27 annual fee The benefits of becoming member are available at student.aspx student.aspx The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: WEM, WEJ publications and e-newsletters Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities No application fee for graduate membership Application forms are available at student.aspx student.aspx

10 Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) IStructE offers free student memberships to undergraduate, MSc and PhD students The benefits of becoming member are available at The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: CIBSE Journal (electronic copy sent monthly) Free access to CIBSE Knowledge Portal Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Apply at

11 Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMAREST) IMAREST offers student memberships with a £20 fee The benefits of becoming member are available at The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: 1 free journal (Marine Scientist / Offshore Technology) Lectures, Courses, and Networking opportunities Virtual Library Scholarships/Awards Application forms are available at your-membership/student-member-simarest your-membership/student-member-simarest

12 British Geotecnical Association (BGA) BGA offers student memberships with a £20 fee The benefits of becoming member are available at The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: Ground Engineering journal (monthly) Lectures (Rankine Lecture), and Networking opportunities Eligible to enter the Competition for Dissertation prizes Application forms are available at %20(1).doc

13 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) IABSE offers a under-35 membership for a £70 (105 CHF) The benefits of becoming member are available at ABSE/association/Membership_files/Individual.aspx?hkey=169ef9f2- 59b d d9b6ce ABSE/association/Membership_files/Individual.aspx?hkey=169ef9f2- 59b d d9b6ce The benefits that are more valuable for a student are: Print and on-line access to the Structural Engineering International (SEI) Journal (4 issues per year) Free Structural Engineering Documents (SED) (aprox. 1 per year) Lectures, Young Engineers Conference (British Group), and Networking opportunities, very active IABSE British Group Application forms are available at spx

14 Sponsors Some of the Institutions/Associations will ask you to provide a Sponsor from Imperial College London. The academics included below will support you application as Student Member ICE, IStructE, CIHT, IHE, IABSE, IMAREST Dr Ana M Ruiz-Teran BGA Dr Catherine O’Sullivan CIWEM Professor Stephen Smith Professor Nigel Graham CIBSE Professor David Fisk ( )


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