This is where it begins
A student membership with the RACGP unlocks a network of support and resources beyond what university can offer. It’s a step towards a career where you will have the opportunity to further specialise, be faced with a diverse range of medical conditions, and have opportunities to make a difference to your patients and their communities.
Student membership options
Students have a choice of two membership types with the RACGP - either free or paid. The benefits on offer differ depending on the type of membership you take up.
For more information on membership benefits, please visit our membership page.
Free student membership
Enjoy a taste of what membership with the RACGP could be like with a free student membership opening up a selection of benefits.
gplearning, an online education platform
Access over 300 hours of interactive learning, ideal for developing your clinical knowledge and practising for your exams.
If you love case studies, then check is for you. Free student membership gives you access to the online version of check and answers to more than 50 case studies on various topics.
Database resources and e-books
The John Murtagh Library’s online databases are a helpful resource for your research projects and assignment preparation.
Podcasts, downloads and audio journals
Simply download these resources from the John Murtagh Library to your smart device and improve your clinical knowledge on the go.
John Murtagh library
Industry related news and updates
Stay connected to industry developments and general practice updates with relevant news and peer-reviewed articles delivered straight to your inbox.
Join a state or national faculty and start to foster relationships to support you throughout your career.
Find your niche
Develop your interest in specific areas of general practice and tap in to the Specific Interests Network.
Specific Interests Network
Events and workshops
Access professional development events, workshops and free webinars to complement your university learnings.
events and workshops
Paid student membership
Upgrade your membership for $80 to receive all of the benefits listed above, as well as a 12-month hard copy subscription to the
Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP).
RACGP student membership is open to current students who are undertaking an approved medical course at an accredited Australian university.
You must have a student ID number to be eligible to apply.
Secondary students are welcome to download our general practice career guide and start thinking about their journey towards becoming a GP.
Become a student member today for FREE
Lay the foundations for a rewarding career in general practice with an RACGP student membership.