Young members' network

Young Members are any Affiliate, Associate or member who has become professionally registered within the last ten years.

We have a thriving network of over 65,000 professionally registered Affiliates, Associates or other members who qualify as Young Members.

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We have a range of ways you can get involved, including events, activities and competitions. Find out more about our activities, competitions and challenges or volunteer on our Young Members Board.

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Young Members Board activities and competitions

  • Chain

    Chain

    • Prepare to be inspired by young engineers who have done incredible things.
    • Free to attend

     

  • Global Engineering Debate (GED)

    • Global competition
    • Designed to help develop verbal and visual communication skills in explaining technical mechanical engineering-related subject

     

  • Great Events Guide

    • Find inspiration and information to run your own events
    • Share details of your own successful events with other Young Members groups

     

  • Photographer of the Year

    • International photo competition
    • Open to members and non-members of the Institution

     

  • Speak Out for Engineering (SOfE)

    • Global competition
    • Designed to help develop verbal and visual communication skills in explaining technical mechanical engineering-related subject

     

 

Young Members Engineering Challenges

  • Design Challenge

    Design Challenge

    • Teams of first and second year undergraduates
    • Design, create, present and run a device to a strict technical specification.
  • Formula Student

    Formula Student

    • Challenges university teams to design, build and run a single seater race car.
  • Apprentice Automation Challenge

    Apprentice Automation Challenge

    • Innovative design and manufacturing
    • Challenge teams to improve an everyday home or garden device.
  • Railway Challenge

    Railway Challenge

    • Teams of students or apprentices
    • Tests business knowledge, design ability and technical skills in a live test environment.

       

  • UAS Challenge

    UAS Challenge

    • Teams of undergraduates
    • Undertake a full design and build cycle of an Unmanned Aircraft System with specific mission objectives.