ESSA Student Membership Application - Before You Start

Who can join ESSA as a Student Member?

To be eligible for student membership you must be enrolled in a minimum AQF level 7 (Bachelor degree) qualification related to the field of exercise and sports science. 

The process:

  1. Student membership is free in 2024.
  2. You may eligible for free Guild Student Insurance. Want to know more about insurance - click here.
  3. We cannot assess your application until it is complete and any supporting documentation has been received. All supporting documentation supplied must be in English.
  4. Applications are assessed in order of arrival and can take up to 15 working days from the date of submission.

Before you start!

This application can only be completed in one sitting (you cannot save and come back to it at a later date) so please make sure you have your Student ID available. If you do, check the box and get started.

* Yes I have my Student ID handy!
* Yes I have read the information about the free student member insurance here

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