RCSLT student hub

Whether you’ve just been accepted onto a course or apprenticeship to become a speech and language therapist (SLT) or you’re a final year student soon to become an NQP, we’ve got all the information you’ll need to support your future SLT career.

Scroll down this page to explore a variety of resources and information for RCSLT student members.

Resources for student members

Clinical guidance A-Z

Explore our list of clinical guidance to use in your assignments and support you on placements

Guidance on delivering quality services

Explore our A-Z list of guidance on how to deliver high quality care to service users, which will be helpful for your assignments and exams


RCSLT members have free access to a large collection of journals published by Wiley, Emerald, Sage, Springer and Taylor & Francis, and our own journal, the International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders (IJLCD)

Free online learning

Explore our range of short e-learning courses which include an introduction to evidence-based practice, influencing skills and practical tips to help you with reflective writing. All are free to RCSLT members

Professional Development Framework

A framework to help you think about your future career and tools to help you take your next steps as an NQP

Resources for newly qualified practitioners (NQP)

Read about what to expect when you transition to become an NQP

FAQs for NQPs

Have a question about becoming an NQP? Take a look at our FAQs to find the answer

Student placement case studies

Read about the experiences of previous student SLTs during their placements at a variety of settings

CPD diary

Find out how to track your continuing professional development with our CPD Diary tool (Members only – log in to access)

Bulletin magazine

Student members have access to read our quarterly magazine online

RCSLT National student study days

View information about our past student study days

Guidance on practice-based learning

Understand how practice placements are organised and allocated across the four nations of the UK

Influencing and campaigning

Find out about RCSLT’s policy work and how you can get involved in campaigning about speech and language therapy

Get in touch

However big or small, we’re here to support you and answer any questions you may have during your studies and future SLT career