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IoD Student Membership

Who are the IoD?

Connecting leaders across the UK

The Institute of Directors in Northern Ireland, (IoD NI), supports directors from across Northern Ireland’s private, public and third sectors, providing these groups with access to relevant information and advice, networks and learning opportunities.

You can become a member of the IoD and connect with other professionals, share knowledge and develop your career.

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Why become an IoD member?

Members of the IoD NI can benefit from:

  • Training
  • Advice
  • Events
  • Influence
  • Insight

Students can also avail of a specific IoD NI annual student membership and it's benefits, which can be of use as you progress into your professional life and take the next step in your career. 

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Register an interest for a Free IoD Student Membership

*Please note that the free Queen's IoD Student Membership applications are closed for 2023-2024.*

Each year we in Careers, Employability & Skills have a limited number of free student memberships of the IoD NI to give to our Queen's students, which last for the period of one year. 

On a first come first served basis, current Queen's undergraduate or postgraduate  students can express an interest to apply to avail of these limited number of free student memberships.

By utilizing this experience, you may get access to:

  • A significant business and enterprise networking opportunity for further employment or work placements
  • Access to IoD online work placement and internship noticeboard
  • An opportunity to improve your commercial awareness and knowledge of business issues
  • The prestige of association with IoD as a CV enhancement.
  • Attendance at an IoD Queen's student event
  • Opportunity to have a role on the Queen's IoD Student Committee
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Applications for free IoD student memberships are now closed for 2023/2024

Registrations for your free IoD QUB student membership are online through the IoD website but before you do this,  you need to register your interest in a free membership by logging onto MyFuture and completing a Microsoft Form. 

Please note you can only fill out this form using your Queen's student email and  account details.

We will then be in touch with those who registered interest via the MyFuture Microsoft form with further details on how to progress through the registration process. 

Get your registrations of interest in early in semester 1 each academic year as the number of free memberships we have available are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.

IoD Young Directors Forum with nijobfinder

Queen’s University IoD Student members from 2022-23 hosted the Institute of Directors Young Directors Forum with nijobfinder.

The event featured a panel of speakers from various industries sharing their career experiences and insights.

Check out the key takeaways from the event in the video.

Check out our blog on a recent IoD event