You can only avail from student membership up to 6 months post graduation. If you are graduating this year you will be automatically moved to First Year Post Qualify by March of next year.

By making an application you agree to uphold the IASW Code of Ethics and Practice if accepted.


Professional Affiliations


International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

The IFSW is the global body for the profession. The Federation and its national members strive for social justice, human rights and inclusive, sustainable social development through the promotion of social work best practice and engagement in international cooperation.

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Mental Health Reform 

Mental Health Reform promotes improved and prioritised mental health services in Ireland. The IASW is a member. To find out more and sign up to their newsletter visit their webpage.

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Children’s Rights Alliance

Founded in 1995, the Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child. They change the lives of all children in Ireland by making sure that their rights are respected and protected in laws, policies and services. They identify problems for children, develop solutions, educate and provide information on children's rights.

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The Wheel

They are Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises. They are unique in their role as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for anything related to the charity and nonprofit sector. 


European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN)

Established in 1990, EAPN Ireland is a network of groups and individuals working against poverty. It is the Irish national network of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN Europe), which has two decades of experience in lobbying for progressive social change and anti-poverty initiatives across Ireland and Europe. The Mission of EAPN Ireland is To put the eradication of poverty at the top of the Irish and European policy agenda and empower groups working to end poverty to understand and influence policy-making.

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Age Action

Their services and programmes support older people and their families to live full and independent lives and they endeavour to ensure services and supports are models of good practice.


Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) & Reporting Racism In Ireland

The INAR is a membership organisation. Their strength is in their members, a growing, national Network of diverse Civil Society Organisations committed to combating racism and all related forms of discrimination in every sphere of life in Ireland. They are dedicated to finding common strategies and policy positions for combating racism, finding ways of complementing each other’s work, and offering cross-community and cross-sectoral support and solidarity.

Reporting Racism in Ireland enables people who experience or witness racism and/or those supporting them to do something about it and break the silence.


Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL)

ICCL is Ireland’s leading independent human rights campaigning organisation. They monitor, educate and campaign to secure human rights for everyone in Ireland. They are committed to an Ireland that is more just, more free, and where human rights and civil liberties are enjoyed by everyone.