Get your property career off to a flying start as a Student Member

Our student memberships are well suited to these incoming professionals with plenty of benefits to help our students when it becomes time to start looking for job placements. Student membership is available to all students, whether studying at an Australian University or TAFE or overseas.

They are able to receive a range of unique benefits including substantial discounts on events, online courses, webinars, resources, and have full access to the Member Rewards Program, the Young Property Professionals Program, and a tailored student membership pathway. Student membership fee is payable just once for the lifetime of the degree in which you applied under.



All fees include GST however a transaction fee may be applied.

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Access the Young Property Professional Program, offering student members additional opportunities including: 

  • Invitations and discounted registration to unique events created for Young Property Professionals across the country, including networking and professional development events
  • Apply to join the YPP Committee in their state of residence
  • Participate in API Mentoring Programs
  • Participate in API Student Volunteer Programs
  • Unique opportunities to network and build relationships with property professionals and industry leaders, including future employers 
  • Access to resources, standards and technical content 
  • Daily industry updates from Australian Property Journal, one of the API Member Rewards Partners plus weekly Member News and What’s On delivered straight to your inbox
  • Access to the API Career Centre to help you progress your career to the next level

Why Join?

With close to 7,000 members the API provides leadership, education, resources and services to the property industry.

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Admission Information


  • Must be studying full time or part time
  • Must have a valid student number or provide proof of enrolment

Application Process

Online application including:

  • Full completion of profile
  • Upload of required documentation
    • Valid Student Number
    • Expected completion date
  • Completion of Member declaration

Membership is active once application has been completed, approved and the fee has been paid.

Membership Term

Your initial student membership term is for three years, subject to you being enrolled in study. Should you not advise us after 3 years that you are still studying, your membership will lapse. However, should you graduate during this time period you are required to look to apply for a more applicable level of membership as student membership would no longer be valid for you.

Additional Information

How long is the application process?

Student Membership Applications take approximately 5 business days to process once all information has been received.

Membership progression

If you are hoping to progress to a higher level of membership after you complete your course you should check that the course you are studying is  accredited  for the level of Membership and Certification you are seeking.

International students should contact [email protected] to determine what additional requirements there might be before being able to gain an API Professional Membership. If you are interested in gaining an API Certification when your studies are complete, please visit our Certifications page for further information on requirements and accredited courses.

What our members are saying

Whether it be with other students or non-students, the connections you make through the API are ones you wouldn't usually be able to make. Joining up is a fantastic opportunity and one that a property student shouldn't miss!

The property industry is all about who you know - get your foot in the door by attending events to network and meet Members and other property professionals across your state.

Enjoy the experience of being pushed out of your comfort zone, which is great for personal development and networking. Having the opportunity to network is a fabulous experience, no matter your age!

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