The RCSA currently has around 1,000 members throughout the world. If you studied, or are currently studying, at the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine or if you are a current or former member of staff in any of the Departments of Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, or the old departments of Geology (in its RCS days), Botany or Zoology then you are eligible to join the Association.

The main aim of the RCSA is to provide a network that allows past and present members of the Royal College of Science to remain in contact.

Members of the RCSA receive mailings approximately three times a year. These mailings provide news of the Association including events.

Members benefit from:

  • A corporate membership of The New Cavendish Club. Click here for more information.
  • A 35% discount on subscriptions to New Scientist. Click here for more information.
  • Discounted membership of the AA. Click here for more information.

Membership Rates:

Membership Type Rate
Annual Membership £10 per annum
Life Membership £200 or 10 x annual installment of £25
Life Membership – aged 60 or over £70
Student Membership Free (until 31 December of the year following graduation)

(Membership Rates correct as of September 2017.)

If you wish to join the RCSA, or if you wish to change your current details or your membership type, then please click here to go to the membership forms. Just print out the relevant form and complete it and return it to the address indicated on the form.