Student Membership

Want To Become A Student Member?

  • Application for student membership is simple and only needs to be endorsed by the department / faculty office of the University the student is studying
  • Fees for student membership is free
  • Your student membership offers a wide range of benefits.
  • Student membership is still valid for up to a year after completion of your undergraduate studies

The student membership category is applicable ONLY to students enrolled in a FULL or PART – TIME program leading to the award of an Undergraduate Degree or Diploma in Earth science / Geoscience, Metallurgy, Mining, Geomatic and related Engineering program from a recognised tertiary institution or university

   As a WAIMM student member my confidence level and networking skills has been increased as a result of meeting and sharing ideas with industry players as well as students from other universities across the country during WAIMM events. A very exciting time to join WAIMM for great opportunities and orient ourselves to make good decisions and meet the needs of the industry in the near future.    

- Benjamin Oppong, SWAIMM



WAIMM Student Membership

  • Students Meet Industry provides the opportunity for students to mix with industry professionals who can provide guidance and assistance about career opportunities.
  • Free membership subscriptions and highly discounted rates on publications, seminars and workshops etc.
  • Membership of the regional group and access to meetings
  • Opportunity to access scholarship and bursary facilities
  • Student prizes and awards, Scholarships and bursaries.
  • Participate in student chapter meetings
  • Meeting a future employer during student chapter meetings and other conferences.
  • Vacation employment and internship opportunities.

Access to OneMine on-line library

Increase your knowledge base and research by accessing the OneMine online digital library to enhance your technical ability of the industry.


WAIMM student members have unlimited access to this global resource of technical papers, books, seminar presentations and research from industry experts.

No Annual Fee, ONLY $5.00 Application Fees

Apply For Student Membership Now!

Student member applications must be sponsored / endorsed by either the Head of Department or a Senior Lecturer of the Institution where the student is studying.

Register on-line as a Student Member and enjoy all the benefits of Networking, mentor-ship, bursary facilities and professional development.

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WAIMM really is the strongest representation of what mining is.

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