The IEEE is encouraging you to join to make our country better. Whether you are a student, academic or professional there is something for you. We have many different sub-sections and affinity groups.
The IEEE has student members, members from university, government and business. The IEEE provides continual professional development. From our monthly journal, IEEE Spectrum, to conference proceedings and other techical journals, the IEEE provides a wealth of current professional information.
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Membership will cost less than R1000.00 depending on the number of options you pick. But the value you will derive will far exceed this.