The St George's Class of 2018 graduated on 19 July at a central London ceremony. During the day, 648 new scientists and healthcare professionals received their degrees. Here's what some of them had to say about why they chose to study at St George's and how they are feeling now it's over.

David, Medicine MBBS

"Life is very long and you can do anything you want. Don't feel set on one path."

Teresa, Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

"Studying Biomedical Science opened up a lot of doors for me. There are so many opportunities in scientific careers."

Elodia, Medicine MBBS

"The thing that sets St George's apart is its focus on teaching medical students great communication skills."

Hussein, Intercalated BSc

"The most important thing to me is the friendly nature of St George's and the helpfulness of the staff and students."

Henry, PhD in Vascular Biology

"Don't be afraid of taking a long time to decide what you want to do with your life."

Joan, Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

"There are so many extra opportunities that come from studying at a small university."

Francheska, Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

"To any young women or girls thinking about careers in science I would say you can do anything you set your mind to."

Soraya and Isabelle, Medicine MBBS

"My advice to new students would be to take the time to enjoy your time here without worrying."