St George's, University of London
At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine, health and science, from the exploration of global health challenges to the study of antimicrobial resistance.
St George’s is tackling today’s challenges head-on, such as the work our researchers, staff and students are currently undertaking to combat Covid-19. By studying with us, you will join a community that is making a difference. Our close links with local healthcare trusts, in particular St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with which we share a campus, put us in a unique position to give our students a real taste of what their future working lives hold.
- St George’s is rated best for graduate prospects in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021)
- 70% of research submissions were rated as internationally excellent or world-leading (REF 2014)
- 92% of our students say our teaching is intellectually stimulating (PTES 2018)
Being based in the vibrant neighbourhood of Tooting in South West London, we are both part of a global city and a thriving local community. With excellent transport links, including two tube stations, one train station and multiple bus routes, Tooting is only 30 minutes away from the attractions of central London.
Scholarships & funding
There are range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available to home and international students. Designed to assist with tuition fees, cost of living or a combination of the two, they can make a significant financial impact for students.
Undergraduate students many benefit from the Clinical Pharmacology BSc Bursary or NHS funding for study on the Medicine MBBS. Postgraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the St George’s Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme, the Global Health MSc International Student Scholarship or the Physician Associate Studies MPAS Scholarship. Visit the scholarship pages of our website for more information.
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Why study at St George's, University of London
At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of medicine, science and allied health courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to provide you with the skills and experience you need to take your next step.
St George’s excellence has been recognised by The Complete University Guide as the top university for graduate prospects for four years in a row. We prepare our students with the skills and knowledge to develop into well-rounded individuals equipped for the lifelong careers.
Our close links with local healthcare trusts, in particular St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with which we share a campus, put us in a unique position to give our students a real taste of what their future working lives hold. St George’s is tackling today’s challenges head-on, such as the work our researchers, staff and students are currently undertaking to combat Covid-19. By studying with us, you will join a community that is making a difference.
Student services & facilities
Our Student Centre provides a range of welfare and support services to students, including: careers advice;a counselling service to help support mental health and wellbeing;disability support;spiritual support;international student support;and a comprehensive personal tutor system of academic points of contact and support. Our Students’ Union also provides a range of peer support services.
Based in Tooting, the thriving, multicultural heart of South West London, we share our campus with St George's Hospital (the home of Channel 4's 24 Hours in A&E). Our campus is equipped with the most up-to-date educational facilities and our recently renovated social areas and Student Bar provide a hub for student life.
Students at St George’s have access to a wide range of state-of-the-art educational and research facilities, as well as spaces for socialising or extra-curricular activities. Facilities include an ‘Art of Living’ occupational therapy suite, clinical skills cubicles, a dissection room for demonstrator-led anatomy, a paramedic science simulation suite, radiography simulation suites and a pathology museum. Alongside our library and laboratories, these specialised facilities ensure our students benefit from hands-on, practical learning provided in many cases by academic staff who are also practising clinicians. This means our students and researchers are well prepared and familiar with the real and practical elements of a career in science and health.
St George’s is based in the thriving, multicultural neighbourhood of Tooting in south west London. Our location offers you the best of both worlds, as Tooting is small enough to maintain a friendly, local neighbourhood atmosphere, but it is also close enough to all of the attractions of central London. You will have all the advantages of living in one of the most exciting cities in the world, without all of the cost. Tooting itself is full of amazing restaurants, the Tooting Lido and the always popular Tooting Market. As an institution we play an active role in the vibrancy of our area and we have close ties with the local community. Our campus has excellent public transport links, with two tube and one train station and multiple bus routes close by, meaning central London and all its attractions is just 30 minutes away.
Students at St George’s automatically qualify for membership of the Students' Union (SU). Almost a whole floor on campus is devoted to the SU, which exists to represent student interests and enrich social life on campus. The SU gives students the opportunity to take part in the wide range of sports, social and cultural activities and events that they organise.
St George’s has its own halls of residence, Horton Halls, which is among the newest and most competitively priced student accommodation in London. It is less than a mile from St George’s and can be reached easily on foot, by bike or by bus. Each flat accommodates four to eight students, sharing a well-equipped kitchen and dining area. All bedrooms also have their own en-suite bathroom. First-year students are prioritised for rooms in Horton Halls, with students in subsequent years usually making their own private rental accommodation arrangements in the local area.
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