Join the College in Scotland

Check out our welcome pack

Aimed at medical students and foundation doctors, this interactive PDF provides an introduction to the sub-specialty and the College in Scotland as well as highlighting early opportunities to get experience and exposure to the profession.

Interested in finding out more? 

The College offers FREE medical student and foundation doctor associate memberships.

Sign up and receive great benefits like online access to BJPsych and other RCPsych journals; discounts to events and our publications; as well as regular eNewsletters.

In Scotland, we also offer two free medical student/foundation doctor places at most of our events.

Don't worry if you miss out, we also offer bursaries for our events which include attendance and up to £100 for travel and accommodation costs. Apply here!

Join a Psychiatric Society

Each of the Scottish Medical Schools has a 'Psych Soc'. Here are their details if you want to find out more:

University of Edinburgh



University of Dundee


Facebook: @UoDPS

University of Glasgow



University of Aberdeen


University of St. Andrews


Facebook: @stapsychiatrysoc

Instagram: stapsychiatrysoc

Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry