The Royal Signals Institution – RSI

RSI – The professional link between The Corps, industry, professional bodies and Defence

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Royal Signals Institution

The professional link between The Corps, Industry and Defence

Promoting professionalism

Inspiring innovation and creativity; influencing decision makers

Ensuring best practice

Securing highly successful outcomes

Developing lifelong learning

Promoting a zest for knowledge, understanding and skills through research, education and engagement

Encouraging networking and support

Connecting, communicating, collaborating

Honouring achievements

Rewarding endeavour and excellence
Partnering with business and industry during military service and beyond

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The RSI – Our Work

RSI Awards

Silver Medal

The RSI Silver Medal is awarded for attainment of an outstanding, individual professional achievement in the Corps.

Pictured above is Lieutenant General Ivan Hooper CEO ISSJoint Forces Command and UK MOD CIO with one of five RSI Silver Medal winners at the Royal Signals Institution Annual London Lecture, held at The Institute of Directors. This year’s recipients were five soldiers, ranging in rank from Lance Corporal to Staff Sergeant. 

Master of Signals Award

This formally recognises a special contribution or service to the Corps that can not be accommodated by the Silver Medal. 

This year three soldiers and one civil servant were honoured with the award. 

Royal Signals Medal for Adventurous Endeavour

Awarded for outstanding achievement or service by a member of the Corps, arising from exploration, expeditions or adventurous endeavour.

Usually just one medal is presented but this year the achievemnets of an Officer and a senior soldier were recognised.

The Royal Signals Institution (RSI) works to support Royal Signals Soldiers and seeks to:

  • Encourage life-long learning.
  • Develop original and innovative approaches to problem solving.
  • Help build dynamic and creative teams.
  • Promote enquiry, debate, research and innovation.
  • Provide a myriad of business and professional networking opportunities.

All with the  aim of creating a Corps of learned, inspirational soldiers; brimming with passion. Soldiers who have a pride in their work, a zest for development and a professionalism that is universally admired.

A Corps of skilled, experienced and competent professionals. Professionals that can design, build, run and configure complex and ad-hoc networks and structures supported by applications and data engineers. Soldiers who can work in challenging and hostile environments; who  are innovative, creative and responsive, capable of optimally delivering what is required when and where it is needed.

RSI activities and events include

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Dinners
  • CV advice
  • Mentoring
  • Career transition workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional recognition and awards

Corporate Membership

A warm welcome to DIGI2AL – the latest RSI corporate partner. Corporate Partners are businesses and organisations that work with the RSI. Click to find out more.

Join The RSi

Membership of the RSI is open to all serving and retired officers and soldiers of The Royal Corps of Signals –  from the newest recruit to most senior General – and to close colleagues in Defence and industry across the globe.

For those Signallers who participate in the ‘Day Pay Giving Scheme’,  be they regular or reservist, officer or soldier, membership is included as part of that package .

Royal Signals Institution
Enriching the Corps through professional development
The RSI – In partnership with the Royal Corps of Signals and industry

Royal Signals Institution

Delivering professionalism with pride

Our Work

  • Promoting professional development,
  • Debating defence information and communications.
  • Facilitating networks and networking.
  • Delivering professionalism.
  • Passion and pride that is seldom usurped elsewhere.
Royal Signals Institution

 Inspiring, informing, influencing

Fostering professional development amongst the serving and retired officers and soldiers of the Royal Corps of Signals and their close colleagues in Defence and industry.

The RSI will do this by:

  • Encouraging a culture of life-long learning.
  • Supporting professional registration.
  • Recognising and rewarding excellence.
  • Offering professional networking opportunities.

Educating, engaging, empowering

Serving the needs of digitalised defence

  • Able to balance risk, speed and agility, resources and outcomes against operational / business drivers.
  • Skilled in the integration of service components.
  • Knowledgeable about business/operational needs.
  • Royal Signals leaders ensure appropriate technical direction is given to those teams whose role is to advise commanders.

Dynamic, adaptable and responsive

Capable, professional, intelligent.

Royal Signals soldiers are skilled, experienced and competent communications professionals. They are capable of deploying, surviving, operating and providing close support in challenging environments.

Royal Signals Soldiers
Routinely going the extra-mile – Because excellence is standard