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Kingston and St George’s has a long-standing reputation for educating some of London’s best midwives. Midwifery is based at St George’s, University of London campus in Tooting, and is taught by leaders in the field who regularly contribute to research that continues to shape the care of mother and child before, during and after pregnancy. With over 190 students and 14 academics, our midwifery staff play an important role in shaping the midwives of today and tomorrow.




Workforce development

The Department of Midwifery

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Why choose us?
  • The Guardian University Guide ranked Kingston and St George’s as top in London for midwifery in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

  • Our teaching has an extensive focus on practical skill development, in partnership with local NHS trusts to ensure you are fully equipped and competent to practice as an autonomous midwife when you register.

  • We support students who wish to organise national and international placement opportunities to experience midwifery practice outside of the local area.

  • Once you qualify, we offer a variety of workforce development opportunities, so you can design your learning and development to support the most appropriate areas of your work and career.

  • Our Academic Mentoring Scheme involves student midwives in their second year undergoing additional training to take on the role as a mentor for first year students. This provides new students with a good support network and allows for a smooth transition to the volume of the workload required within the university and clinical settings.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service check.

  • A professional uniform.

  • Placement at one of our four partner trusts.


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