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MyGSL Fellowship Portal

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Society apology for website difficulties

We are aware that some website users have experienced difficulties while renewing their membership and we sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.

There are still some intermittent issues, but we are working to resolve these. If you require help please take a look at the options below or email: membership@geolsoc.org.uk


Thank you for your patience as we work with our developers to resolve the issues.  


What can you use the MyGSL portal for? 

The MyGSL portal is a new interactive hub for Fellowship that brings a number of services together. Login at the top of any page to access these services. 

MyGSL for Fellows

Your new login

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. This email address will be your new MyGSL username, and will replace your previous username.

Update your details

To update your personal details, login to MyGSL and select Edit Profile, update and save.

To change your email address please contact membership@geolsoc.org.uk and we can update it for you. Your email address is also your username.

Renew your Fellowship

Login and follow the 'Manage subscriptions' button on the MyGSL home page. Click 'Renew all' and enter your card payment details.

Please contact us if you would like to change your journal subscriptions.

 More information on renewals is available.

2019 Renewal FAQs

If you have any questions about renewals read our FAQs

Complete your CPD

You can record your CPD activities in the new online system via the 'Manage CPD' section

For more guidance, see our CPD information pages under the ‘Recording your CPD activity’ section

Apply for Chartership

GGeol LogoThrough the MyGSL portal you can apply for Chartered Geologist (CGeol), Chartered Scientist (CSci). 

Find out more about becoming Chartered

Access Geofacets GSL-ME

New for 2019: Geofacets GSL-ME is free to all FellowsGeofacets: GSL Millennium Edition

Elsevier and the Geological Society of London (GSL) have collaborated to provide GSL members with a unique opportunity to gain access to thousands of geological maps from the renowned Lyell Collection through the Geofacets platform. 

The Geofacets platform is an innovative map-based research tool designed for geoscientists. These maps are downloadable, geo-referenced, and accompanied by meta data, article abstracts and links to original source articles. 

On offer to Fellows is access to the GSL Millennium Edition which includes maps from GSL publications in the Lyell Collection (from 2000 to today).

See the full list of publications and find out more about Geofacets GSL-ME.

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

Receive your discounts 

Login to access your member only discounts: 

  • Bookshop discount: login to the MyGSL Portal, navigate to Bookshop, select your books and checkout; your discount will be applied automatically.

  • Events discount: login, navigate to Events, select your event and input your Fellowship number when registering.


MyGSL for new applicants

Apply for Fellowship

New applicants can apply for Fellowship through the MyGSL portal. 

Login at the top of any page, register and start your application. 

Information is available on the grades of Fellowship, fees and guidance notes.  


Any questions about how to use our website or to send us comments/suggestions for improvements please email webteam@geolsoc.org.uk.