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Student Membership


Students up to the age of 26, who are currently enrolled in a Certificate/ Degree/ Diploma on a full or part time basis are eligible for this membership category. Proof of registration must be supplied accordingly.

The following supporting documentation is required for student applications: 

  1. Current-dated proof of registration at a Tertiary Education Institution, stamped by the Institution
  2. Recently Certified copy of student card, stamped by the issuing Institution
  3. Detailed CV
  4. Recently Certified copy of ID (SA Residents) or Passport (Non SA Residents)

Student membership currently carries no fees.

Student Membership is renewable on an annual basis and is only valid while the student is enrolled in studies.

Students need to send an email to along with supporting documentation (proof of continuing studies) when renewing.

Student members qualify for member rates at IRMSA events, which provide excellent networking and knowledge-building opportunities

Please apply online.


Have you considered a career in Risk Management?

Whether you are considering studying risk management or are just about to embark on your career, risk management will equip you with the resources required to become an integral part of any organisation, irrespective of the industry. The reason for this is that risk management has become a qualified profession in its own right, something which professionals are striving towards at the onset of their careers. Whilst the management of risk is an evolving discipline, varying from strategic to process, very few companies would make any significant decisions without first assessing the risks involved.

What does Risk Management entail?

Risk is part of every human endeavour from the moment we get up in the morning to when we go to sleep at night. As with everything in life, businesses are exposed to risks (that matter) of different degrees that either provide opportunities or lead to undesirable outcomes. A broad definition of risk is required in order to capture both the positive and negative outcomes. A risk is defined in the ISO 31 000 standard as the effect of uncertainty on objectives, whether positive or negative. The coupling of risk and reward is central to the risk definition and to the innovations that have been created in the study of all business activities. 

Video Clips

Click on the links below for more info on some of our members and their Risk Management journey, as well as a message from the IRMSA President.  


IRMSA Past President, Sheralee Morland speaks about how she became a Risk Manager 


IRMSA EXCO Member, Chris Brits, speaks about how he became involved in Risk Management


IRMSA Member, Boitumelo Mangena, speaks about how being selected for an IRMSA internship boosted her career


IRMSA Associate Member, Alicia Swart, speaks about her Risk Management journey


IRMSA Member, Boitumelo Mokgatle, speaks about her road to Risk Management


IRMSA Member, Leburu Mahumapelo, speaks about his role in Risk Management

Click here for more information about Risk Management.

Click here to Apply online for Student Membership.


Cancellation Policy:

Membership is renewable annually. It is the responsibility of the member to advise once studies are complete, and to move up the professional framework to Individual Membership.

  • The membership year runs from 1 March to the last day of February each year.
  • Should you wish to cancel your membership with IRMSA, a written cancellation is required to be sent to
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