Student Members


Students not yet employed in the building design or thermal performance industry , who are undertaking a recognised building design course, Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), Advanced Diploma of Interior Design or CPP41119 Cert IV Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability can become a member. A student membership expires upon completion of study or at commencement of employment within the building design profession.


  • Entry into the Design Matters National Annual Student Building Design Awards competition
  • Access to competitively priced products and services offered through the DMN partner network and through our web shop
  • No-charge or heavily discounted registration across all in-person and online educational seminars including site tour experiences
  • Automatic subscription to the DMN weekly enews and the digital copy of the highly regarded Intersect magazine
  • Access to the Design Matters National Mentor Program supporting and focussing on the students and graduates of building design
  • Unlimited advertising on the DMN website to post your CV to seek work-experience placement or employment.
  • Access to the DMN member only Facebook forum, a live community of industry experts who collaborate on a range of topics to help each other.