If you're currently a graduate affiliate member, upgrade to chartered membership via your account and get 3 months for free.

Join as a student member

Become a student member of the CSP to gain access to a wide range of benefits including member-only networking events, the latest physiotherapy research and exclusive money-off discounts and funding opportunities.

As a physio student, you are a future leader of this exciting and rewarding profession. Whether you’re in your first term of an undergraduate programme, studying an apprenticeship or going out on your final placement, we’ll be with you every step of your student journey and beyond.

Have a question about student membership? Please read our FAQs. If you require further support with your application, please call us on 020 7306 6666 or email enquiries@csp.org.uk  

If you’re studying a pre-registration apprenticeship or working as a support worker or healthcare assistant while you study, sign up as an Associate student member and get added insurance protection and employment support.


First years, get a free pocketbook!

Sign up to student membership in your first year to receive a free pocketbook (worth over £25). These pocketbooks will not only help you settle into your course and revise for exams, they are the perfect size to accompany you on placements! Choose between:

  • The Physiotherapist’s Pocketbook: Essential Facts at your Fingertips. Kenyon and Kenyon (3rd edition)
  • Anatomy and Human Movement Pocketbook.  Palastanga, et al. (1st edition)

Can't decide? Read the reviews.


Benefits of student membership


Learning resources

Visit the student learning hub for webinar recordings and other useful resources. You can also use the CSP’s online library catalogues to access all eBooks, CSP publications, eJournals and reports to get ahead and achieve top marks.


Connect with your community

Engage with expert physios from a range of specialisms and meet other students by using our online forums, joining a network of your peers, or attending a national or regional event including the CSP annual student conference.


Funding opportunities

Find out about the financial support available to students on pre-registration courses, including funding for elective placements and conferences.


After you graduate

Use our jobs finder to search and apply for your first role, sign up for a mentor, enrol on our leadership development programme or speak to other newly qualified physios on iCSP, our member-only online community that is home to over 60 speciality forums.

If you’re graduating soon, find out how you can get 12 months of graduate affiliate membership for free while you wait for HCPC registration.

Other ways we can support you

There are lots of additional benefits you can enjoy with your CSP membership.

Stay up-to-date

  • Receive your monthly copy of Frontline magazine, the essential read for physio students. You can also sign up to Student Life, your regular student email.

Engage with your community

  • Book your free place and connect with other students across the UK at the CSP Student Conference (worth £49)
  • Find out what’s happening in your area and take part in local member events held by your Regional Network or Country Board. You can also get free access to member events.
  • Use your voice to create change by supporting the CSP campaigns to lobby and influence decision makers.
  • Connect, ask questions and share knowledge with peers on iCSP, our member-only online community that is home to over 60 speciality forums. There's also an active student forum too.

Save money

Membership costs 2024

 Annual feeMonthly fee
Student member: accredited course£46.20£3.85
Student member: non-accredited course£58.32£4.86


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