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St George's, University of London

About

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. It was the second institution in England to provide formal training courses for doctors. 

Education

  • Undergraduate Study
  • Postgraduate Study
  • Professional Education

Research

Here at St George’s, University of London we have three broad objectives for our research work:

  • generating a positive social impact by improving diagnosis and treatment of disease
  • preventing disease by responding to new and emerging healthcare challenges through targeted interventions
  • developing our understanding of health through effective collaboration.  
Institutes:
  • Molecular and Clinical Sciences
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Population Health
  • Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
  • Institute for Medical and Biomedical Education

Career

Welcome to the St George's Careers Service. Our Careers Consultants, Karen Deadfield and Emma Fry, are here to help current students and recent alumni with careers advice and support. 

  • What do we offer?Relevant, timetabled workshops as part of your course.
  • One-to-one guidance discussions to help you with career decision making and queries.
  • Guidance on preparing CVs, covering letters and job applications.
  • Practice interviews and tips on how to handle assessment centres.
  • Support to help you identify your transferable skills.
  • Access to a range of resources including careers information and jobs board.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
201
2020
201 50
2019
251
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
501
2019
501 -100
2018
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
424 -44
2019
380
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

St George’s Students’ Union

  • We're here to ensure that you make the most of your time as a student at St George's and encourage you to take part in the wide range of sports, social and cultural activities and events that we organise.
  • The union provides welfare support for all students, and our welfare support team have an open-door policy for any students that need help or advice

Housing services

  • St George’s has its own Halls of Residence, Horton Halls, within a 15-minute walk of the university.
  • Each flat accommodates four to eight students, sharing a well-equipped kitchen and dining area. All bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom. 
  • First year students are prioritised for Horton Halls, with students in subsequent years expected to make their own accommodation arrangements in the private rental sector. 

Library services

  • books and e-books
  • journals and articles
  • more information, such as DVDs and theses.

ICT services

  • There are five computer suites housing 260 workstations. Three of these suites are accessible 24 hours a day. It's easy to find a free space with our handy real-time computer locator. There are also 75 self-service laptops available. 

  • Free wifi covers the whole campus, including all accommodation. 

Medical services

If your studies are being impacted by your mental or physical health, there is support for you.

  • Your Health
  • Drugs And Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Your Mental Health
  • Sexual Health

Student Life

Campus life

St George's, University of London is based in Tooting, the heart of South West London, sharing our campus with St George's Hospital - the home of Channel 4's 24 Hours in A&E. 

Our students have access to a wide range of excellent facilities on campus.  Explore below to find out more about our state-of-the-art educational and research facilities,  spaces for socialising or extra-curricular activities and our vibrant local neighbourhood - Tooting, in south west London.  

  • The Dragon Bar
  • Students Union
  • The SU Shop
  • SU Rooms

Sports facilities

  • Archery
  • Athletics & Cross 
  • Badminton
  • Boat 
  • Cheer & Gym 
  • Climbing 
  • Cycling
  • Fencing
  • Jiu Jitsu
  • Karate
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Footba
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Netball
  • Polefit
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Student clubs

  • Anaesthetics & Critical Care
  • Biomedical Science Society
  • Cardiology Society
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Society
  • Clinical Neuroscience Society
  • Dermatology Society
  • Forensic & Pathology Society
  • George's Obstetrics & Gynaecology (GOGS
  • BSL Society Craft Society
  • Harry Potter Society
  • Language Society
  • Music Society

Student Reviews

My overall experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

May God bless you abundantly. Merry celebrations and prosperous 2019.

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