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As a Fellow of the Geological Society, you are part of an international community of over 12,000 geoscientists. Fellowship of the Geological Society provides a wide range of benefits for geoscientists at all stages of their careers.

Renew your Fellowship

Find out how to renew your Fellowship.

Renewal FAQs

If you have any questions about renewals, read our FAQs.

Log in to the MyGSL portal

To log in for the first time, follow the 'forgotten password' link on the login page, and then 'request password reset', using the email address you have given us for correspondence. You will receive an email link to reset your password. Your email address will be your new MyGSL username, and you can then log in.

Update your details

Log in to MyGSL and navigate to the 'edit profile' page to update your details.

Receive your discounts

Log in to MyGSL to access exclusive, member-only discounts for events, publications, retail outlets and more.

Explore the Lyell Collection

Discover what Fellows can access in the Lyell Collection.

Access the Library

Find out more about Library services including 150+ e-journals and e-books

Get involved with policy

See our policy pages to find out more about what we do to communicate Earth science and its importance to society, government, the media, other scientific communities and the general public.

Get help with CPD

Find out more about the CPD scheme. Log in to MyGSL to record your CPD activity.

Connect with a Group

Regional Groups engage Fellows throughout the UK with regular meetings, field trips and social events.

Specialist Groups are tailored to specialist fields and help to build a community around shared professions and interests. 

What else can I do?

Fellows receive discounts in our online bookshop and on event registrations.

Got a question about renewals?

E-Books and E-Journals

Fellows can access 100+ electronic resources for free via the Virtual Library.

Geological Society Virtual Library