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Support for students

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) offers a wide range of support to students at any stage of their higher education. If you are thinking about studying geography at university, please visit Study Geography 

Know the big issues

21st Century Challenges
Events and online resources that consider the big challenges of our time

Geography Today
RGS-IBG news, geography in the media and other features and articles


Boost your CV

Geography Ambassadors
Passionate about geography?
Train to act as an ambassador for geography in the classroom

Work Experience
Apply for a placement at the Society to contribute to its work

Careers Advice

Careers with geography
Information on employability, advice on applications and interviews, and career options

Going places with geography
Information and examples on how to make geography part of your career progression

Supporting your studies

The Society's Collections Comprising 2 million items tracing 500 years of geographical discovery and research - perfect for your dissertation research

Find out about other undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities.



Supporting fieldwork

The Society's annual expedition and fieldwork planning event.

Grants for students
Some of the Society's student grants are specifically for supporting fieldwork

Join the Society

Become a Young Geographer
Ideal for students and recent graduates who want to demonstrate their enthusiasm for geography

The Society also awards prizes for undergraduate dissertations

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Research and Higher Education Division

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