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RGS-IBG support for postgraduates

The Society supports postgraduates in a wide variety of ways, especially in the field of Research and Higher Education. If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.

Postgraduate Fellowship

Join the Society to receive discounts on conferences and other benefits.

Postgraduate Forum

A network of all Postgraduate Fellows, offering advice, support and opportunities.

Research Groups

Bringing together researchers active in particular areas of geography.


Funding and grants

Funding for geographical field-based, desk and archival research in the UK and overseas.

Annual Conference

Attended by over 1800 geographers from around the world. Postgraduates are encouraged to participate.

Academic Publications

Postgraduates are particularly encouraged to consider submitting to the Society's journal Area.

Guides for researchers

Advice, hints and tips on publishing in geography and communicating research.


Resources and advice for finding postgraduate and academic opportunities. 


Keep up with the latest news and commentary in geography and higher education.

RGS-IBG links
Join RGS-IBG as a Postgraduate
RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum
Postgraduate news and events in Geobyte
Download support for postgraduates poster (PDF)
Send email to
Research and Higher Education Division

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