Why Become a Member?

An online platform is important resource for ensuring our members have access to the resources we collect and would love to share. Take a look below at some of the benefits you’ll gain from setting up an online account.


Please note: we are currently not accepting any ASSOCIATE MEMBER applications until further notice. If you were hoping to register as an Associate, please email us here

In order to become a Full Official Member, you must be at least one of the following:

  1. A student studying a graduate course at the University of Melbourne.  
  2. A student who has completed a graduate course at the University of Melbourne.
  3. A member of faculty at the University of Melbourne.

In order to become an Associate Member, you must be one of the following: 

  1. A student studying ANY course at the University of Melbourne. 
  2. A student studying ANY course at ANY university. 
  3. A member of faculty from ANY university. 
  4. A student who has completed ANY course from ANY university. 
  5. Someone who has a background/professional experience that suggests you are active in international relations.

If you already follow us on social media or are already part of our Facebook Students Group, that’s great! Our private group on Facebook is for Full Members only. We still have events that are open to full and associate members of MPIRO. Keep your eyes peeled for events suited to you, and please don’t hesitate to reach us if you have any questions. 

MPIRO is a graduate student club dedicated to catering to the social needs and career goals of students and staff within the Masters of International Relations course at the University of Melbourne.   

By becoming a member, you’re not only introduced to like-minded colleagues and political-enthusiasts, but gain access to exclusive career-building resources, opportunities to participate in MPIRO projects and club-run events that aim to advance your area of expertise. 

Go to our About Us page to learn more about how MPIRO can help you and how you can get the most out of the Masters of International Relations. 

You sure can! No harm in getting prepared a little early to make the most of your studies. 

All you will need from your enrolment is your University of Melbourne ID number to fill out the MPIRO Membership Form. 

Congratulations on graduating! Good news: you can still sign up as a member of MPIRO if you didn’t get the chance to do so during your studies. 

It’s great to keep in touch with alumni, and equally important to continue being useful for career building post-graduation. 

Please note: membership will expire after 2 years of signing up. Not to worry though! You just need to reapply your details via our membership form. 

That’s the best part! It’s free!

You just need to be a graduate student studying/has graduated from the Masters of International Relations course at the University of Melbourne. 

See the above questions for more details regarding membership requirements. 


Membership Form

Want to become an MPIRO Member? Fill out the form below and click submit! *Questions questions marked with an asterisk are required.

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