At St George’s, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. Our alumni include Edward Jenner, pioneer of the smallpox vaccine which is estimated to have saved more lives than the work of any other person in history. St George’s Hospital Medical School was established in 1733 and initially based at Hyde Park Corner, before moving to our Tooting site in 1980.
At St George’s, University of London, we want to improve healthcare for everyone. Our research informs World Health Organization policies and transforms the lives of people around the globe. Our three broad objectives for our research work are:
Right from the start, we work to ensure that your skills and experience stand out to employers. If you choose to study with us, you can be assured that we are working to capture your passion and make your CV stand out. We offer bespoke, confidential and impartial one-to-one careers guidance to students from the start of your course through to graduation and beyond, and at whatever your stage of professional development. All graduates have continued access to the careers service for two years after completing their course.
What we offer:
The library is open 24/7 and offers access to a wide range of information resources to support your learning, research and practice. You can find e-books, books and journals, as well as access to specialist healthcare databases and search engines.The library also offers an 'On Call' Librarian service offering help with finding articles, accessing resources and for guidance on referencing.
Our counselling service is available to all students. We also have a team of staff trained as mental health first aiders who can help assess situations and get individuals the help they need.Our occupational health team can also support with health issues you may encounter while studying or undertaking clinical work. They also undertake risk assessments and suggest adaptations that can help you.
St George's, University of London is based in Tooting, the heart of South West London, sharing our campus with St George's Hospital.
As well as being fully equipped with the most up-to-date educational facilities, we also have a dedicated Students' Union.
The Students' Union is home to a variety of spaces, including a music room, games room and welfare room. The Dragon Bar in the Students’ Union is the main social space for students at St George’s and holds a range of events throughout the year.There's no shortage of places to go for food and drink in and around St George's. On site there's two coffee shops, an M&S shop and café, as well as two further cafés and one restaurant.
St George’s offers teams to suit your abilities. The majority of our sports teams play in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and The London Universities Sport Leagues (LUSL) cups. Run by students for students, our teams and groups strive to provide the best possible choice of social and sporting activities. Our sports teams train across the week in a variety of sporting venues.
St George’s students also have access to The Robert Lowe Sports Centre on campus. A major sports centre and gym, it contains a range of facilities, including squash courts, changing rooms and a weights room. It also it offers a range of fitness classes.
At St George’s, we have a wide array of societies, ranging from performance societies to cultural, religious and educational societies. Joining a society is a great way to make friends and meet people who share the same interests as you!
Take a look at the clubs and societies that we currently have at St George’s.
The arts are well represented by musical, drama and comedy societies that produce regular shows. Other societies include Islamic, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Adventure Sports, Modern Languages, Film and Photography. We also have many highly active and exciting societies for students who are interested in voluntary work within the local and wider community.
Our Genomic Medicine course follows a curriculum designed by Health Education England (HEE).
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