ST. GEORGE’S UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Location: Tooting, London
Total Students: 4,690
Percentage of International Students: 15%
- There are over 100 Students’ Union clubs and societies for students to get involved with during their time at St George’s.
- Facilities for students include the SU bar, school shop, games room, music room and dance studio.
- The SU is also a source of welfare support and has an open-door policy for all students that need any help or advice.
- Students can earn extra money and develop employability skills by working as St George’s student ambassadors.
- Ambassador roles range from teaching clinical skills lessons at summer schools to assisting with university open days.
- Student ambassadors are paid the London living wage.
St George’s offers foundation and undergraduate degrees at its site in Tooting in medical, biomedical and healthcare sciences, including: Biomedical Science BSc (Hons), Biomedical Science Foundation Degree, Healthcare Practice DipHE and BSc (Hons), Healthcare Practice Foundation Degree, Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences) BSc (Hons), Clinical Pharmacology BSc (Hons), Medicine (four-year graduate stream) MBBS4, Medicine (five-year) MBBS5, and Medicine (six-year) MBBS6, Physician Associate Studies MSc.
In partnership with Kingston University, the joint Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences also offers degrees in physiotherapy, paramedic science, nursing, midwifery, social work and diagnostic or therapeutic radiography.
St George’s, in partnership with INTO University Partners, has also formed a joint venture, INTO SGUL, to offer a Foundation in Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences for international students whose qualifications do not allow direct progression into Bachelors level study in the UK, and a six-year MBBS and a four-year graduate stream MBBS programme specifically for international students, with clinical placements overseas. The first student cohort on each international MBBS programme entered St George’s in September 2012.
- Tutors support students with dyslexia or other specific learning differences.
- An in-house support service provides one-to-one specialist study skills support.
- Health Services
- Disability support
- Bursaries and scholarships
- The St George’s modern health sciences library is accessible 24/7.
- IT facilities include five computer suites housing 260 work stations, 75 self-service laptops and free Wi-Fi across campus.
- The library includes 40,000 books, theses and multimedia materials, along with over 8,000 e-journals.
- Students also have access to the expansive learning resources centre at Kingston University.
- Drop-in clinics help students with study skills and Microsoft Office applications.
The university runs a hall of residence, Horton Halls, a large modern site which first opened to new students in late September 2007, replacing St. George’s Grove the old hall of residence.
- Undergraduates and international postgraduates are prioritised for places within Horton Halls in their first year.
- All rooms are en suite, with standard rooms and premium rooms available.
- St George’s Accommodations team also offers advice with finding private accommodation.
- There are on-site laundry facilities, internet access in every room and a secure reception staffed 24 hours a day.
- St George’s student accommodation, Horton Halls, is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the university.
- Central London is accessible in just over 20 minutes via tube from nearby Tooting Broadway underground station.
- Tooting is easily accessible from London’s major airports, including Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
- Joseph Adams (1756–1818), English physician and surgeon
- Sir Patrick Vallance (1960-), Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) and Head of the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession
- Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie (1783–1862), English physiologist and surgeon who pioneered research into bone and joint disease
- Henry Vandyke Carter (1831–1897), English anatomist, surgeon, and anatomical artist most notable for his illustrations of the book, Gray’s Anatomy
- Walter Butler Cheadle (1836–1910), English paediatrician
- Sir Francis Darwin (1848–1925), botanist, son of Charles Darwin
- Sir John William Fisher (1788–1876), English surgeon
- Henry Gray FRS (1827–1861), English anatomist and surgeon most notable for publishing the book Gray’s Anatomy
- Harry Hill (born 1964), English BAFTA Award-winning comedian, author and television presenter
- John Hunter (1728–1793), Scottish surgeon and anatomist
- William Hunter (1718–1783), Scottish anatomist and physician
- Edward Jenner FRS (1749–1823), English scientist and the first doctor to introduce and study the smallpox vaccine
- Henry Bence Jones (1813–1873), English physician, described Bence Jones protein
- Francis Laking (1847–1914), Surgeon-Apothecary to Queen Victoria, Physician in Ordinary to King Edward VII and George V
- Christine Lee, emeritus professor of haemophilia in the University of London
- Henry Marsh (born 1950), world renowned neurosurgeon
- Keith McCarthy (born 1960), writer of crime fiction
- Caroline Moore, UK’s first woman Professor of Urology, University College London
- George Pearson FRS (1751–1858), physician, chemist and early advocate of Jenner’s cowpox vaccination
- Paul Sinha (born 1970), Rose D’Or winning broadcaster and stand-up comedian
- Mike Stroud (born 1955), English physician and eminent explorer
- Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988), English obstetrician, gynaecologist and pioneer of fertility treatment. Responsible for developing in vitro fertilization
- David Webb (born 1953), clinical vice-president, British Pharmacological Society; vice-president, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
- Edward Adrian Wilson (1872–1912), English polar explorer, physician, naturalist, painter and ornithologist
- Thomas Young (1773–1829), English polymath
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