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Directory of UK student geography societies
Running a geography society

Geography societies

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) offers a range of support to student geography societies, from resources that can be used in workshops and events, to practical advice for society committees, and opportunities to promote geography to school students through the Geography Ambassadors scheme.






Running a geography society

Running a geography society. Image: Exeter GeogSoc Coasteering Club

Guidance for committees about running a geography society, including how to set them up.




Advice about events that can be used by your geography society, including events to attend.


Directory of societies

Directory of UK student geography societies

Discover which universities have student geography societies, and what sorts of activities they run.






Support for students

Support for students

Find out about the support we can provide, including events about current issues, access to our Collections, expedition advice and other opportunities.

Boost your CV by joining the Society or becoming a Geography Ambassador.



Grants for students

Let other society members know that there are a number of grants available specifically for university students undertaking research.

These range in value up to £3,000. Undergraduate fieldwork apprenticeships are also offered.



Careers advice

Careers with geography

Use our careers planning advice with case studies and examples of graduates Going Places with Geography.

Information about how to apply for work experience placements at the Society.






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