Become a student member

Our community spans those working in operations, analytics and data, and strategy across a variety sectors, so whatever your field of study, you'll benefit from being a member of The OR Society – home to the science + art of problem solving. 

Being part of our professional community will give you the tools you need to stay up to date with all the latest developments while building your professional network and, as the future of the profession, your reputation and marketability as you craft a fulfilling career. 

What to expect 

Becoming a student member of The OR Society will enable you to: 


ENHANCE your existing knowledge with access to current research through academic journals and digital resources, and learn to apply it to real-world situations and roles with a multitude of opportunities to gain work experience, employment and credibility.


ACCESS to specialist training with leading figures in the industry, which present the opportunity to develop while building your professional network and reputation.


CONNECT with a community of like-minded professionals both online and face-to-face through a comprehensive programme of community events and discussions.


KNOW everything that’s going on in your sector with tailored news and insight, plus access to helpful resources like dissertations and whitepapers through our journals and EBSCO.

Each of our benefits will help you to build a career that’s both successful and rewarding by giving you the tools you need to make the most of opportunities and thrive in a professional environment. 

Ready to take the next step? 

Join online 

Want to know more about our benefits or have a question about what membership could mean for you? Call our Membership team on +44 (0)121 233 9300 or email [email protected]