Joining the RSM as a Student

The RSM Student Members Group provides opportunities for enthusiastic medical, dental and veterinary students from across the UK to meet and share experiences, opinions and activities to support learning and career development.

On this page, you can find out more about the range of student specific educational and social benefits we offer as well as the eligibility criteria and how to become a member.

The price of Student Membership starts at £46 for one year's membership, £62 for two year's membership or £78 for three years membership. Student Membership is open to those studying undergraduate medicine, dentistry or veterinary science at an approved UK educational establishment.

Student specific meetings


Looking at current academic medicine and research, arts, ethics and clinical medicine. Including:

  • specialty revision series
  • practical OSCE training days
  • OSCE revision days.

Extensive choice of specialty based meetings


The RSM runs one of the most extensive programmes of educational conferences in the UK – nearly all with CPD accreditation:

  • over 400 meetings each year
  • spanning 56 medical specialties and areas of interest
  • highly preferential rates for members (sometimes free)
  • opportunities to network with colleagues and speakers.

Outstanding library services


Home to one of the largest medical libraries in the world:

  • open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 600,000 volumes and 12,000 journals
  • private study rooms and free printing and photocopying
  • expert library team for high quality literature searches free training courses covering database searching and accessing online resources (CPD accredited).

Access to online journals and educational resources


An extensive range of online educational material:

  • over 5,000 full text e-journals
  • access to Clinical Key with over 13,000 medical and surgical training videos, database of clinical guidelines and over 3,000 drug monographs
  • five major clinical databases
  • growing collection of over 7,500 e-books.

Prizes and awards


The RSM organises over 70 awards and prizes worth over £60,000 each year:

  • prestigious awards offer opportunities to enhance CVs
  • Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowships worth £30,000

Exclusive members’ only club facilities for business or pleasure


When visiting London, enjoy superb Club facilities:

  • two members’ lounges and a bar and café area
  • elegant restaurant and three private dining rooms available free of charge
  • onsite members’ only hotel Domus Medica, with 47 bedrooms from just £106 PRPN (inc. breakfast)
  • discounted rates at our nearby beautiful boutique hotel, Chandos House.

Exclusive benefits and privileges


RSM membership provides a range of money and time saving member privileges including discounts on:

  • medical textbooks and poster printing
  • Apple products and at high street stores including John Lewis, Debenhams, House of Fraser, Sainsbury's and Boots
  • car parking, cinemas, gym membership and much more…
  • Free NUS Extra card giving more discounts when you join for more than one year.

price and eligibility

The price of Student Membership starts at £46 for one year's membership, £62 for two year's membership or £78 for three years membership. Student Membership is open to those studying undergraduate medicine, dentistry or veterinary science at an approved UK educational establishment.

need some advice?

Contact the membership team for further information and advice

T: +44(0)20 7290 2991
Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE arrow

“Thank you for providing an excellent space to study in peace and quiet in the centre of town and putting on such excellent courses."

Katie Wright, Student Member

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