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RICS students

RICS students

RICS student status is exclusively for those on their way to a professional career in surveying within land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. This includes full and part-time students, as well as apprentices.

Being an RICS student is free and can help you realise your potential by working to the highest standards of education at college or university. The study help and networking opportunities available to you as an RICS student helps you to not only excel in your course but gives you the support to take your first step to becoming a future leader of the profession.

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Grow your network – you are a part of RICS Matrics

You automatically become a member of RICS Matrics as part of your RICS student status. It not only provides an excellent network of local, regional and nationwide contacts but provides a good source of advice as well as being good fun – with regular social events and networking opportunities. 

Students are encouraged to become involved locally and can benefit from mentoring schemes, access to literature and market intelligence. Career advice and APC mentoring support is provided in a social environment as well as more formally as part of the university visits and forums. Placements and business opportunities are often offered as part of the RICS Matrics network. 

Find out more about upcoming Matrics events

RICS Matrics is there to help you realise your true potential as you develop your surveying career. It provides an incomparable level of support not just at the start of your career – but right up to being ten years post qualified.

APC guidance – helping you to get Chartered

Gaining an RICS accredited degree will put you ahead of the competition. Once you are working in the field of surveying you can enrol on our Assessment of Professional Competency (APC) and start your journey to becoming a Chartered Surveyor.

Get more information and guidance about the APC

Finding a graduate job

RICS Recruit is our official jobs board, connecting you with professionals surveying jobs worldwide. 

Access all jobs as well as articles with tips and advice on careers information, including CV and interview tips.

Visit the graduate hub

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