Student membership benefits

Joining as a student member provides you with access to quality support and resources to assist with your studies and enhance your career prospects. Once you’re qualified, you can easily transition to a Graduate membership and take the next step in your career journey.

A Student membership provides you with the following AASW member benefits:

Discounted CPD Opportunities

Get access to on-demand content, workshops and events at member-only prices.

Latest News and Updates

Stay informed with regular emails, magazines, journals and podcasts

AASW Digital Badges

Showcase your qualifications, experience and contribution to the profession

AASW Community Hub

Join our member-only online community hub and statewide Practice and Networking Groups


You can become a student member of AASW if you are enrolled in an AASW accredited Bachelor of Social Work.

For more information, see the full list of AASW accredited courses.

How to apply

To apply, you’ll need to create an account in MyAASW. To complete your application, you will need to upload the following documents:

  • A certified copy of your student card, which demonstrates your current enrolment in an accredited social work program.
  • You may also provide either a certified copy of your transcript, confirmation of enrolment notice, letter of offer or eQuals link as evidence of your eligibility.


For other membership types, visit our Membership page.