Business, economics, law and tourism students are eligible to join a range of professional associations when they complete their degrees.

Many professional associations also offer student memberships for reduced rates allowing you to access latest articles and news relevant to the industry, invitations to events and sometimes even access to job or internship opportunities. Below is a brief list of some of the associations BEL students are eligible to join: 


Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) 

Industrial Relations Society (IRSA)

Australian Institute of Management (AIM). AIM offers an eStudent Membership

Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

Australian Property Institute,. Associate membership offered to students

Market Research Society of Australia Student membership available

Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand

Real Estate Institute of Queensland

Urban Development Institute of Australia - Queensland


Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA)

Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia
CPA offers free student membership. CPA passport program -

National Institute of Accountants (NIA)

Taxation Institute of Australia – student membership

Financial Services Institute of Australasia


  Economic Society of Australia - Associate Membership is available to full-time students. 


Festivals and Events Association

Meeting and Events Australia (MEA)   Student Membership and young industry professionals membership site

 Australian Institute of Travel and Tourism (AITT) – student membership available


Queensland Law Society

Australian Law Students Association