St George's students inspire local pupils in new "Science Stars" scheme

One of the strengths of St George's is its links with the local Tooting community: we have a strong track record in inspiring young people to consider science careers through our healthcare and medical school roadshows and work experience programmes.

Now a new scheme, "Science Stars", aims to foster a love of science while boosting local pupils' GCSE grades.


First undergraduate scholarships offered for new course

For the first time St George’s, University of London is offering scholarships to help fund undergraduate study.

The new scholarships will be offered to help part-fund those studying Clinical Pharmacology BSc. Launching in September, the course is the first of its kind at undergraduate level in the UK.

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St George's curriculum to be taught in new Northern Irish medical school

Ulster University has agreed that the medical curriculum from St George's, University of London will be taught at its Graduate Entry Medical School.

The four-year medical degree will widen access to medical training to address the skills and workforce challenges currently faced by the health care sector in Northern Ireland.

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Better sex education urgently needed for at-risk teenagers, researchers say

Sexually active teenagers who were offered rapid, confidential chlamydia testing and same-day treatment at college mostly did not take up the offer, largely due to ignorance about the risks. 

Only 10-13% of students in three London-based further education colleges responded to messages inviting them for on-site testing.


Researchers to study how ambulance crews can better diagnose heart attacks, thanks to BHF grant

Scientists at Kingston University and St George's, University of London, in collaboration with Swansea University and the University of Leeds, are to carry out a study to establish the best way to diagnose people suspected of a having a heart attack.

Professor Tom Quinn has been awarded £196,500 by the British Heart Foundation to identify when ambulance crews should perform an electrocardiogram (ECG) on patients with suspected heart attack.