SGUL fourth safest university in London according to new rankings

St George’s, University of London has been named as the fourth safest university in London, according to a new league table of student crime figures.The Complete University Guide said St George’s had the fourth lowest incidence of student-relevant crime within three miles of its campus.

 

New university-NHS alliance to improve healthcare in South London

A Strategic Alliance that will share best practice in research and the education and training of students and health professionals has been agreed between King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London.Representatives from the governing bodies of each organisation met on 17 July 2013 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that outlines the aims of the Strategic Alliance, which are to:

 

St George’s celebrates its graduating class of 2013

The class of 2013 has graduated from St George’s, University of London and is now ready to become the next generation of healthcare professionals and researchers.

A total of 614 students graduated this year, with 452 receiving their degrees at the presentation ceremony at London’s Barbican yesterday.

St George’s tops London employability table

Data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that students who graduate from St George’s, University of London are more likely to achieve full-time employment than graduates from any other university in the capital with a medical school.

University leavers across the country face a tough jobs market this summer, with up to 85 applicants per job and a forecast reduction in graduate vacancies overall (according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters Annual Summer Survey 2013).

Spotlight on Science: The Linguistics of Power

On 2 July 2013 St George's, University of London welcomed the public to 'Spotlight on Science: The Linguistics of Power', highlighting neurological overconfidence in leaders like Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and Neville Chamberlain.

Dr Peter Garrard, a neurology specialist at St George’s, explained his latest research findings into linguistics, personality and mental illness and gave attendees an insight into the workings of the brain. Nick Bouras, a professor of psychiatry at King’s College London, outlined measures to discourage excessive self-confidence (‘hubris’) in political, business and public sector leaders.

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