Membership unlocks inspiring conversations, vital resources, valuable expertise, and a network of people with a passion for our planet’s people, places and environments.

Our Fellowship and Membership categories offer tailored benefits to suit your needs whether you’re studying, using geography in your career, or simply have an interest in geography.

Visit the Society in-person or access our extensive online resources for inspiration and support. Take advantage of our Monday night lectures programme to discover fascinating stories about our planet and keep up to date the latest news and opportunities with regular emails.


Choose the right membership for you:


Our Fellows come from a wide range of professional backgrounds from all over the world, united by a passion for geography.

Associate Fellowship

Associate Fellowship is for you if you are a postgraduate or are within five years of graduating from your first degree. 


Society Membership is for anyone who wishes to be inspired by and stay informed about our planet, its people and environments.

Student Membership

Student Membership is ideal for students who have a keen interest in geography.

School Membership

Get access to the full range of our award-winning teaching resources with School Membership.

Sponsor a school

You can now support the next generation of geographers by sponsoring a school of your choosing.

Gift membership

Membership of the Society is the perfect gift for anyone who is inspired by our planet and wants to stay informed about its people, places and environments.

Refer a friend

A referral from an existing member will give you both 15 months of membership for the cost of 12 when you join.

Connect with communities of like-minded people and be inspired with opportunities for lifelong learning

Gain professional recognition and support vital advocacy and development of your field

Discover more about the world with resources and inspiration for travel and expeditions

Contribute to the wider charitable work of the Society and support the next generation of geographers

Frequently asked questions

Browse through our frequently asked questions about Fellowship and membership

Got questions?

If you would like to know more about our memberships and how to join check out our FAQs below or contact us to speak to the Membership team. Our Membership team are available between 9.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

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Five ways your membership supports the Society

Here are five examples of the impact that our members have on the Society’s work.

The benefits of belonging to a professional body early in your career

Professional bodies support your career and offer opportunities for networking and professional development.

Support for undergraduates

Find out more about our support for current geography students, including advice, resources, funding and other opportunities.

Support for postgraduates

Find out more about our support for current postgraduate students, including networking, advice and resources, and funding and opportunities.