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If you are a full time student undergraduate studying the biosciences then becoming a student affiliate member of the Royal Society of Biology offers significant benefits and shows potential employers that you are serious about your future in the life sciences. If you have completed your undergraduate degree and are currently undertaking a masters or PhD, please visit our associate member page for the appropriate grade.

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Strengthen your CV

Membership demonstrates to employers your qualifications, experience and commitment to being a professional bioscientist.

Money off books

Take advantage of a 20% discount on all life science titles from leading academic publishers Wiley Blackwell and Oxford University Press.

Travel Grants

Five awards of £500 are made available each year to student members of the Society. The grants afford the opportunity of overseas travel in connection with biology. More information is available on the travel grants page.

Join our network

Get access to a network of experienced biologists - members include your lecturers as well as your future colleagues and employers.

The Biologist

Receive a free subscription to our leading magazine The Biologist. Biology is brought to life through an impressive range of review articles, whilst topical pieces discuss science policy, new developments or controversial issues. The magazine is published 6 times a year.

Meet our members

Read profiles from some of our student affiliate members.

The Royal Society of Biology is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in the life sciences, and supports diversity throughout the pipeline; at school and higher education, in the workplace and training.

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