Student Membership

Design Students are very much part of the IDI. Becoming and IDI Student is open to all full-time design students who have commenced their 2nd year of a full-time Level 7 course in design, and terminates on completion of the course.

Why Join IDI?

  • Eligiblility to enter the IDI Graduate Designer Awards
  • Access to Mentors and future Student Internship Programme
  • Discounted admission rates for IDI events
  • A professional body that acts on your behalf
  • Access to professional designers – the opportunity to meet industry leaders and ask for portfolio consultations, advice and guidance
  • ​Opportunities to make and strengthen contacts through networking

IDI Graduate Design Awards

The IDI organises a competition for Graduate Awards every year in May/June- with prizes for the winners in each category awarded in November. This is open to all graduating student members. Find out more about the Graduate Design Awards.