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St George’s, University of London is the UK’s only dedicated medicine and health sciences university.  Our campus is based within a teaching hospital, so you will be immersed in a professional environment from day one.  Our courses ensure that your skills and experience stand out to employers, and you will learn from academics with real on-the-job experience.

History

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.

Education

  • Undergraduate Study
  •  Postgraduate Study
  •  Professional Education

Research

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:

  • 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.  
Our researchers continue to forge new partnerships and collaborations both within the university and around the world, generating novel projects and winning the funding to bring them to fruition.

Career

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:

  • Career guidance
  •  CV and application advice
  •  Practice interview
  •  Interactive workshops
  • Careers fairs
  • Online support to plan your next steps and apply for opportunities

St George's, University of London Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to St George's, University of London. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
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Amber Student
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
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Boustany Foundation
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Various benefits
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Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
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Junhua Li
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
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British Council - Accreditation UK
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
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Go City
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
301 -100
2023
201
2022
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
501
2022
501 100
2021
601
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
2024
-
2023
416 9
2022
425
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.

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

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.

ICT services

  • IT support staff can provide advice or help with passwords, laptops, mobile devices, Wi-Fi etc. on a drop-in basis at the IT Helpdesk.

Medical services

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.

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.

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.

Sports facilities

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.

Student clubs

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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