Benefits of Student and Foundation Year Doctor membership

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is the third largest medical Royal College by UK membership. With a combined membership of 23,000 fellows and members, it represents the three specialties of anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine.

Raise your professional integrity with tutors, doctors and patients, and demonstrate your dedication to high professional values and care.

Get a head start in your future specialty with career guidance and professional support

Advance your knowledge and skills

Find new opportunities and make connections

  • Apply for RCoA sponsorship opportunities for medical fairs and events. We currently offer College promotional materials, speakers, advertisement on the RCoA website and financial sponsorship.**
  • Have the opportunity to network with other practitioners and students, sharing best practice, experiences and being part of an anaesthetic and perioperative community.
  • You are eligible for an NUS card, offering you great discounts. To purchase an NUS card, please call the Membership Engagement Team on 0207 092 1700 for an access code.

*There will be a limited number of places available at a 75% discount at selected RCoA events.
**Whilst this is open to non-members, priority will be given to members.