Student Membership

Student membership is for those students studying for a first or second degree (or equivalent) in nutrition or a nutrition-related subject, this can be animal or human nutrition. Students qualify for a reduced cost of membership during the period of their studies. Applications must be supported by a lecturer, tutor, or supervisor who need not be a member of the Society.  (One-year membership subscription fee is £20)

Student membership (LIC) Low-income countries is for student members who are currently living and/or working in countries listed on the World Bank’s list of low or lower-middle-income countries and are eligible for a reduced rate of membership. View the World Bank's list to check if you are eligible for this reduced rate membership fee.  (One-year membership subscription fee is £10 for one year)

N.B. You must be resident in a low/lower-middle income country to be able to apply for this reduced rate of membership.  This applies when joining or renewing your membership. We may ask for proof of residency.


Benefits of Student Membership

Some of the membership benefits students may find most useful are as follows: 

  • 35% discount on Nutrition Society and other Wiley textbooks - you can buy nutrition and other textbooks including bundles with 35% off the price
  • 25% APC discount to publish in the Society's fully open-access journals, Journal of Nutritional Science, Public Health Nutrition and also Gut Microbiome
  • FREE access to the monthly Journal Club - here you can learn or hone your critical appraisal skills
  • Apply for the Nutrition Society Summer Studentship Research Programme - designed for students with another year to the completion of their degrees, allowing them to undertake a two-month research project.
  • Attend Nutrition Futures either online or in person, a conference for students blending science and careers advice
  • Eligible to apply to join the Student Section - a great opportunity to have fun and gain useful transferrable skills to enhance your CV
  • Join Member-Connect - this is the Society's member-only engagement and information platform where you can connect with other students and eminent nutritionists.
  • LIC Student Members can access the webinars on numerous topics for only £5 each. 

University bulk memberships

We have some universities that pay for groups of students to come into membership and in this case, we are able to offer the following discounts via University teaching staff.

Discounts are as follows:

  • 20 - 60 students 10% discount off the fee
  • 61 - 80 students 20% discount off the fee
  • 81 - 120 students 30% discount off the fee
  • 121+ students 40% discount off the fee

For more information please contact the membership team.