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St George’s are running a series of webinars which are open to everyone. They are most relevant for people interested in starting a university course in 2021, but teachers, parents and carers are also welcome to attend.  

These live, online only events will allow you to find out more about applying for and studying medicine, healthcare and science courses, from the comfort of your own home. You’ll also have the chance to have your questions answered at the end of each event.  

Please see below for details of upcoming events – more will be advertised in the coming weeks and months. Don't worry if the times and dates don't suit, we will be repeating events so keep an eye on this page for updates.

Please note that capacity for each event is limited to 500. We are expecting a high demand for these events, so please only sign up if you will definitely be able to attend. If you register and then realise you cannot attend, please cancel your place (instructions on how to do this are included in the email you received after you registered). 

How to attend a webinar

Click on the link to register for the particular session you’d like to take part in. After you have registered for the event, you’ll be sent an email containing a join link. All you have to do is click this link at the time the webinar is due to start, and the event will open up in your web browser (if you are on a laptop/computer).

Upcoming webinars

Life as a medical student

This event has already taken place - to watch a recording of a live event register here  

Want to know what it’s really like studying medicine at St George’s? Come along to hear some of our medical students talk about their own experiences, including a day in the life of a medical student, aspects of the course and student life in London.

Exploring Biomedical Science and Clinical Pharmacology

These events have already taken place - to watch a recording of a live event register now

Interested in working in areas of science or research focused on improving patient care and outcomes? Come along to find out more about our undergraduate science degrees from academic members of staff who teach and work in these disciplines.

This event will cover our two undergraduate science programmes:

  • Biomedical Science BSc is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the scientific basis of human health and disease, including study, investigation, diagnosis and treatment.

  • Clinical Pharmacology BSc, the first course of its kind, is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of how drugs are developed, from the discovery of molecules to the treatment of patients.

Work experience for healthcare courses 

These events have already taken place - to watch a recording of a live event register here.  

A member of our Student Recruitment team will discuss why universities ask for work experience from healthcare course applicants, what types of experience are useful, and how to reflect on your experiences to make a strong university application. Practical advice on what prospective applicants can do during the Covid-19 pandemic in lieu of gaining practical work experience will be given, along with links to useful resources.  

Applying to medicine  

These events have already taken place - to watch a recording of a live event, which includes contributions from our medicine Admissions Tutors, register here 

This webinar will give an overview of the Medicine (A100) application process including work experience, admissions tests and interviews. It will give you an insight into what St George’s is looking for from applicants as well as further information about our medicine course. This session will be delivered by a member of Student Recruitment staff. If you are thinking of applying for an undergraduate medicine programme this session will inform you of your next steps!  

Exploring healthcare courses and careers 

These events have already taken place - to watch a recording of a live event register here  

Interested in applying for a healthcare course at university but not sure which route is right for you? This event, led by a member of Student Recruitment staff, will give an insight into different healthcare roles and courses and an overview of the university application process. The session will also explore how these courses are taught at university, specifically at St George’s.  

Ask an Ambassador

On 27 May we ran a question and answer session on our Instagram platform with some of our current medical students. Follow us @stgeorgesunioflondon and check out the Medicine Q&A story at the top of our page to see what our students had to say.  

Important information

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Before you attend a webinar

Please read the below before you attend one of our webinars.  

Thank you for your interest in participating in an online activity run by the Student Recruitment or Widening Participation team at St George’s, University of London. As many individuals taking part in this activity may be under the age of 18, this activity needs to conform to the measures in our Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy.   

Before you register to take part, please be aware of the following guidance for participants which we expect you to follow in order to take part.

  • Please do not share the link to or details of the online activity with anyone else. Each attendee should register individually for the activity they wish to attend.    

  • You are only expected to take part in the online activity on the advertised day/time. Do not try to contact staff or other participants outside of this time, or ask staff for any personal contact details, as they will not be able to share these with you or have 1-2-1 conversations online.  

  • Please do not take photographs of your screen or share any images of the online activity with anyone else; this is for your safety as well as the safety of other participants and staff. 

  • Participation in this online activity requires responsible behaviour from you, and we expect you to show respect towards other participants and staff at all times. If your behaviour is inappropriate in any way, staff will immediately warn you of this and may stop your participation in the session. We may also report any inappropriate behaviour to relevant authorities.  

  • Please let a member of staff know immediately if you have any concerns about the online activity, or believe that someone has broken the guidelines above. Please email webinars@sgul.ac.uk  

  • For advice about keeping safe online as a young person, please see the NSPCC website.

  • If you have experienced online abuse or are worried about the way someone has been communicating online, you can report this to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection police centre (CEOP) via their website.

What you need to attend a webinar

An internet connection for the device you’re using, ideally a computer or laptop to view the event, and speakers or headphones to listen in to the event. Attendees will be able to type in questions to submit during the event, but will not be able to share a webcam or speak to other attendees (so you won’t need a webcam or a microphone).  

If you intend to watch/listen to the event on a mobile phone, you will need to download the GoToWebinar app beforehand to do this.  

Detailed technical specifications/system requirements will be included in the join link instructions you’ll receive.   

If you don't receive the join link

Check your junk or spam email folder. If you still can’t find the email, please contact us at the email address below.  

For more information

If you have any questions about these events please email webinars@sgul.ac.uk

 

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