FREE Student membership

Thinking about a career in the public or community sector? Now is the time to join the PSA.

If you are a full-time student get involved with the PSA - now with free student membership!

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is a union that strives for a better working life for all our members.

With more than 62,000 members, we’re the country’s largest union and the most influential and consistently-heard voice speaking up for those who work in the public and community sectors.

Student membership benefits

• Free phone advice on pay, working conditions, sick leave, harassment, dispute resolution and other issues at work.

• Free magazines and regular newsletters.

• Free events and activities in your area.

• Discounted benefits, including access to cheap breaks in our holiday homes across the country.

Who is entitled to free student membership?

Full-time tertiary students studying towards or interested in work in the public or community sectors are entitled to student membership.

It is not open to secondary school students, or to students in paid work in organisations covered by the PSA.

Read our student membership FAQ

* Required Field
e.g. 2017-04-26
institution and location
course title or equivalent
e.g. 2017-04-26

PSA networks bring together members with a common interest to share ideas and information.

  • Māori members are automatically registered for the network of Te Rūnanga o ngā Toa Āwhina.
  • To register for any of our other networks, please tick the relevant box(es):

Want a career in the public or community sector?

FREE Student membership

If you are a full-time student get involved with the PSA now with free student membership.

FREE Student membership

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