Working for someone else isn’t everybody’s cup of tea. So if you’ve been considering, or have already started freelancing or working for yourself, you’ll be joining the 172,000 young people between 16 and 24 who have taken control of their own career path and done just that.
IPSE recognises that everyone who is new to freelancing and self-employment may need some help along the way. That’s why we now proudly offer IPSE Student membership; a membership specifically designed for students who are considering becoming freelancers or self-employed. And if you are already freelancing our membership will help broaden your networks and knowledge to support your ambitions.
So, what are you waiting for? Become a member of IPSE now!
IPSE Resources and Knowledge
From contract and invoice templates to mortgage calculators, business risk spreadsheets and how-to guides, IPSE members have access to them all free of charge. To keep your skills and knowledge up to date, IPSE members have access to significant discounts on training courses with some of the UK's leading training providers. IPSE’s Guide to Freelancing is widely regarded as the best single resource in the industry. IPSE news and updates ensure that you are up to date with the latest knowledge on freelancing and self-employment.
IPSE provides opportunities for our members to network with over 20,000 self-employed professionals. We organise, often in conjunction with industry experts, around 100 events each year for its members - ranging from seminars, webinars and workshops to our National Freelancers Day. This allows you to learn from experienced freelancers, as well as network with students from different education institutions.
IPSE Access and Discounts
Membership gives you access and discounts to the things that will support you the most. IPSE's Freelancer Awards provide the opportunity to be recognised as one of the UK’s best freelancers in the exclusive 'ASPIRE' category. You'll also have access to discounted rates on IPSE Standard membership on graduation.
IPSE Representation and Recognition
We have an expert lobbying team who make sure your voice is heard on every subject that could affect your freelancing business or your activities as an independent professional. Being an IPSE member demonstrates to your clients that you are committed to best practice as a self-employed professional.
To qualify for IPSE Student membership you must be:
*To validate your eligibility you should enter a valid ‘.ac.uk’ email address. If you are unable to provide a ‘.ac.uk’ email address (but are eligible for IPSE Student membership) you will be required to upload a document confirming your student status. Upon receipt of payment you will be prompted to upload your supporting document to activate your account.
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IPSE Student Membership Criteria
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