Core Surgical Trainees
Our College provides opportunities for Core Surgical Trainees to develop the competencies, knowledge and skills required for progression through specialty surgical training.
The high cost of medical training is of great concern to us and we are working to find ways of reducing these costs.
Our Affiliate Membership rate is just £3 per month, and provides access to heavily discounted rates on training courses and opportunities to apply for funding through our awards and scholarships programme.
Affiliate Membership is available for UK Foundation, Core and Surgical trainees.
Click on the links below to find more details about educational opportunities, examinations, and membership support available.
MRCS OSCE Package
Prepare for the MRCS OSCE exam and save on revision modules and membership fees. Click below for exam dates, eLearning modules, and other benefits.
Clinical Skills Courses and Conferences
Up to date listing of clinical skills courses and conferences currently open for booking, suitable for core surgical trainees.
What does the career journey of a surgeon look like? Click below to find out what to expect.
Non-Clinical Skills Courses
In your application to specialty training, you will need to give evidence of your commitment to surgery, leadership and teamwork, teaching and research skills.
New content and courses is frequently added to our eLearning portfolio. Click below to browse.
Library and eBooks
Access eBooks, inter-library loans, support with literature searches, SCONUL access, and a Glasgow city centre study space with free wifi and coffee.
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Awards and Scholarships
We offer a number of awards to help progress research and improve knowledge. If you plan to take time out of programme, gaining experience in our countries or specialist centres, it can be of great benefit to your training.
Buddy Scheme Network
Our buddy scheme pairs internal medical trainees with a more senior buddy who can provide informal support and guidance
Local support and guidance
Our network of regional advisors and college tutors across the UK provide support locally.
Our active trainees committee informs and advises on key issues that directly impact on trainees. New members are always welcome.
Our membership magazine is focused on tackling the big issues facing the profession and ensuring our voice is heard.
Financial and Lifestyle Rewards
We have secured discounts with a range of partners including WisePress Books and UpToDate, to help keep the costs down.