You can apply online for student membership of the IET at any time after you begin your course.
If you join as a student member, you will be automatically transferred to the class of Member of the IET (MIET) when you graduate. After further Masters level study and four years of relevant experience, you can apply to be become a Chartered Engineer.
Locally the IET Anglian Coastal Network organises a number of meetings which are usually held in either Ipswich or Chelmsford, and occasionally meetings may be held at the University. Whether or not you choose to become a Student member of the IET, you are welcome to attend any of these events which will be publicised in our School.