Student Membership

Join your professional community today

Are you a dietetic student studying an accredited Nutrition and Dietetics course in (or officially linked to) one of 25 BDA accredited, HCPC approved universities in the UK? If so, then you can join over 1,200 dietetic students in being a member of your professional community.

BDA Student membership is free of charge during your first year of study* and heavily discounted by almost 90% thereafter, for benefits, resources and services worth over £2,000!

By joining the BDA, here's what your student journey could look like!

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We also have a Graduate Rate for our existing student members to move onto when they graduate to support them financially in transitioning into their first role as a registered dietitian. Find out more about this and other support services available after you graduate.

Find out why these existing student members are part of their professional community..... 

*FREE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP relates to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate first year students paying by Direct Debit only. Second, third and fourth year groups are provided with very heavily subsidised BDA membership (discounted by almost 90% at just £40 per year). BDA Student Membership runs annually from 1 October - 30 September.