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This section is for medical students who are interested
in a career in psychiatry.
Below are all the ways you can find out more, get involved at
medical school and with activities at the royal college, and get
sponsorship for your studies and training.
step: join the College
The first step is to become a student associate of the College.
It’s free, and there are lots of benefits.
As a medical student you’ll do a psychiatry attachment. Find out
how to make the most of it.
prizes and bursaries
There’s a range of opportunities to apply for funding and
There is a Psychsoc at every medical school. These lively groups
are run by medical students for students interested in
This is the main event of the year for students, and is packed
with great talks and networking opportunities.
stigma: ban the BASH
Support our campaign to fight stigma against psychiatry in
medical schools. Help us ‘Ban the BASH’.
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Find out about the benefits and challenges of a career in
psychiatry from real psychiatrists – see Choose Psychiatry.