With you, around the world
Your association with RICS SBE forges a lifelong relationship with RICS – the global professional body. Even long after you graduate the reputation of RICS will stand by your side and help you navigate through your career successfully – whichever part of the world you be in!
Student membership is available to all the students being admitted to RICS SBE, Amity University. This membership provides a dedicated range of knowledge and information services to help students with their course work, including guides on a range of key topics and concepts.
RICS student status is free 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.
RICS is the thought leader across land, property, construction and infrastructure and therefore we have access to a wealth of information and knowledge to not only help with your studies but keep you at the forefront of industry developments.
You can access a our Publications:
Our publications bring you the latest news and views, expert advice and in-depth features spanning the breadth of the surveying profession around the world.
You can access a our Library:
Our information and archive service offers access to the very best information on surveying from around the world; available when you want it, how you want it. The library has over 100,000 items either online or in paper form.
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.
RICS 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.
Helping you to achieve Chartered qualification
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.
More information about the APC route to Chartered qualification
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 RICS Recruit Graduate Hub
You can start your journey to an RICS qualification whilst undertaking a work placement.
Become a RICS Student and then follow the steps below :
- Choose a sector pathway suitable to your planned placement experience
- Email our enrolments team to advise us that you are starting to record your experience
- Obtain guidance/support from employer and counsellor (a professional member MRICS or FRICS). If your employer/counsellor requires additional support they can contact an RICS Mentor (candidate support page link)
- Obtain sign off of the competencies achieved, by a professional member (as per counsellor role), in order to be able to use this experience towards the minimum of 400 days/2 years APC requirement
- Email our enrolments team a letter to from your counsellor confirming when your work placement started and finished and that you were working towards APC requirements
- Following graduation, and when employed, you'll be able to enrol onto APC to become a Chartered member
- After a minimum of 1 year of structured training, post-graduation of an RICS accredited degree and after recording a minimum 23 months APC, your counsellor will decide when you are ready to apply for the APC final assessment
Join RICS Student
Join RICS Student by selecting 'Presently in education' in the 'What describes you' field in our registration form.