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Vote for Council

Online voting for the Council election 2019 - 20 is now open to Fellows 

Find out how to vote and read statements from the nominees.

Geoscientist cover competition 2019

Geoscientist Cover Competition

We’re excited to launch the first ever cover competition for our popular monthly membership magazine, Geoscientist! Find out more...

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Careers Day in London

Registration is open for our Careers Day at Imperial College.

Book your free place by 8 March

Membership & Chartership

The Geological Society offers geoscientists continuity and support through every phase of scientific and professional life.

Membership brings many benefits, including professional recognition. 

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Benefits of Membership

Fellows are entitled to the letters FGS after their name and Chartered Geologists can add the postnominal CGeol.

Thinking of becoming Chartered?

Becoming a Chartered Fellow has a positive impact on your career.

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Step-by-Step Guide

All Fellows receive our monthly magazine Geoscientist, a choice of free access to Society journals from the Lyell collection, discounted publications and meeting fees and access to our world-class geological library. 

In addition, all Fellows have access to our online Continuing Professional Development scheme.

CPD Reporting

Information on how to complete and submit your CPD

CPD 2017
The CPD Scheme

The Lyell Collection

Library Services

The Library offers a range of services; e-journals, literature searches, the map library and special Library events. 

Our Fellowship Strategy

Geological Society Careers Days


The essential meeting place for Geoscience students & industry.

Contact the team

Fellowship Department
The Geological Society
Burlington House
London, W1J 0BG

T: +44 (0)20 7434 9944

F: +44 (0)20 7439 8975