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As a Fellow of the Geological Society, you are part of an international community of over 12,000 geoscientists. Fellowship of the Geological Society provides a wide range of benefits for geoscientists at all stages of their careers.

Renew your Fellowship

Find out how to renew your Fellowship.

Renewal FAQs

If you have any questions about renewals, read our FAQs.

Log in to the MyGSL portal

To log in for the first time, follow the 'forgotten password' link on the login page, and then 'request password reset', using the email address you have given us for correspondence. You will receive an email link to reset your password. Your email address will be your new MyGSL username, and you can then log in.

Update your details

Log in to MyGSL and navigate to the 'edit profile' page to update your details.

Receive your discounts

Log in to MyGSL to access exclusive, member-only discounts for events and publications.

Explore the Lyell Collection

Discover what Fellows can access in the Lyell Collection.

Access the Library

Find out more about visiting the Library and using the Virtual Library.

Get involved with policy

See our policy pages to find out more about what we do to communicate Earth science and its importance to society, government, the media, other scientific communities and the general public.

Get help with CPD

Find out more about the CPD scheme. Log in to MyGSL to record your CPD activity.

We are aware that many Fellows are currently experiencing issues with the online CPD portal. Our third-party contractors will be working on a resolution to this urgently. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused. CPD deadlines will be extended. If you wish to contact membership@geolsoc.org.uk about any issues you are having with CPD reporting, please include relevant screenshots in your email.

Connect with a Group

Regional Groups engage Fellows throughout the UK with regular meetings, field trips and social events.

Specialist Groups are tailored to specialist fields and help to build a community around shared professions and interests. 

Access Geofacets Millennium Edition

Explore the mapping interface - log in to MyGSL and navigate to 'access Geofacets'. 

Please contact us to activate your free access - membership@geolsoc.org.uk.

What else can I do?

Fellows receive discounts in our online bookshop and on event registrations.

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