If you are thinking of choosing chemistry for the next stage of your learning, take a look at our helpful careers page A future in chemistry, where you can access resources for on a range of different career and study options.
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Free membership for students and apprentices
To help you make the most of your new opportunities and get off to a flying start, we are offering free student or apprentice membership to the Royal Society of Chemistry. Membership includes support for the transition from school to university or apprenticeship, networking opportunities and access to a global community of passionate chemical scientists who are working to change the world.
If you will be studying chemistry further in the Autumn, claim your free membership at rsc.org/join – your free membership code for degree students is CATALYST100 or for apprenticeships use code APP100.
What do you gain with RSC membership?
At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we’ve been supporting chemical scientists for over 180 years, so we know what it takes to have a great first year at uni or on your apprenticeship. Membership will help you:
- Realise your full potential and get ahead with our specialist guides, videos and demos, as well as advice, guidance and support from the RSC Career Toolkit.
- Stay in the know with up-to-date chemistry insights and news from around the world thanks to your digital Chemistry World subscription and the RSC’s Pick of the Week articles.
- Connect with the chemical science community through RSC interest groups and local events – or even your uni’s ChemSoc (student chemistry society).
You will also be joining a community that is advocating and campaigning for changes that help the chemical sciences make the world a better place, addressing global challenges such as sustainability and climate change and making science more diverse and inclusive.