Our alumni are invited to a number of events throughout the year, from course celebrations and reunions to career fairs and public lectures. Take a look at our upcoming events below and email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on any of our events.
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It has never been so important to manage your career to achieve your ambitions. Our second ever Careers Week will be taking place from 1st-5th March, coinciding with the same national themed week.
Open to students of all year groups and pathways, as well as recent graduates, our programme of events will address themes like Resilience, Workplace Wellbeing and Planning your Career in a Pandemic.
The programme will include Q&A sessions in which alumni from a range of disciplines and courses share their own careers and wellbeing insight, as well as advice on how to manage your own future and job hunt successfully in these unpredictable times.
The programme is available here.
We will shortly to be posting details of the virtual programme here, and on the Careers Week webpage.
We will be revealing other useful careers and well-being resources during Careers Week and beyond to help our current students and newest alumni on their career path. In the meantime, you can find lots more resources on our Careers Pages, such as profiles, stories and advice from our alumni, tips on resilience, and well-being resources.
More details to follow. We hope you will be able to join us!
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
To celebrate International Women’s Day this year, we are delighted to welcome Dr Cecilia Akrisie Anim CBE to St George’s.
Dr Anim will join us to share her journey through nursing and caring from a town Ghana to becoming the President of the Royal College of Nursing, the first Black African in this role in 99 years.
Dr Anim will be in conversation with Liz Grand, Diversity and Inclusion Adviser. There will then be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.
Dr Anim trained as a midwife in Ghana before moving to the UK and qualifying as a nurse in Hull in 1977. She was President of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) during 2015 – 2018. She has been active within the RCN for more than 40 years both as a steward & Health and safety representative.
Throughout her career she has worked tirelessly supporting members in three central London NHS trusts as a staff-side Rep working in partnership with other unions. Dr Anim works as a clinical nurse specialist in sexual and reproductive health at the Margaret Pyke Centre in London and specialises in family planning and aspects of women's health with special interest in the menopause.
She received the RCN Certificate of Merit for outstanding service to members 2000, the Bevan award for Health and Wellbeing 2013, the United Nations Award for Women of Excellence in 2015, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Health in 2016 by the University of Bradford.
In 2017, in Her Majesty's New Year’s Honours List, she was awarded The CBE in recognition of her role as a nurse, contributions to women’s health and her local community and was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Nottingham.
In 2018 she received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Portsmouth and the Chairs Award for the Windrush generation.
In 2019, she received a lifetime achievement award in 2019 from the British Journal of Nursing.
Throughout 2021, we will be hosting a series of virtual events to showcase the postgraduate experience at St George’s. Open to all but particularly relevant to those who wish the begin study in 2021, our virtual Postgraduate Open Evenings will be led by Dr Carwyn Hooper, Head of the Graduate School.
By attending a virtual open event you can hear more about the admissions process and how to stand out, and about finance, scholarships and other sources of funding as well as student life at St George’s. Importantly, they also include live break-out sessions for each course, giving you the opportunity to speak with our Course Directors in detail about their degree and expertise. There will also be dedicated sessions for overseas students and a chance to speak with staff from the Admissions and Student Life Centre teams.
For more information and to register, visit the link.
Out next virtual Open Evenings are currently scheduled to be held on:
If you would be interested in holding your own reunion or event and would like some help promoting it to your classmates, please email email@example.com.