Cornish Institute of Engineers - Membership

How do I join?

To join CIE, simply download the membership form using the link at the bottom of this page, complete it and hand it to the secretary or a council member at one of the lectures.

Enquiries: e-mail the CIE Secretary at:

If you cannot find two members to nominate you, come along to one of the lectures with your form and one of the council members will happily assist you.


Who can join?

Anyone with an interest in engineering is welcome to join the CIE – you do not have to be a qualified engineer. You are welcome simply to come along and listen to the lectures, or play a more active role in highlighting Cornish engineering excellence.


What does it cost?

The CIE request an annual donation of £10, payable on 1 January each year (students have free membership until they graduate). To set up a direct debit, please download the Direct Debit form using the link at the bottom of this page, complete it and provide it with your application.


How is the CIE linked to IOM3?

The CIE is an affiliated local society of the IOM3. Membership of the CIE does not provide membership to IOM3, which is a professional institute with a formal application procedure for various grades. See the main IOM3 website for details.



What are the benefits of joining the CIE?

  • Learn about the diverse range of engineering in Cornwall, from mining to ship building, electrical, mechanical and civil.
  • Professional development
  • Ongoing lecture series
  • Great networking!
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