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St George's University of London

Founded in 1733, St George’s is the only university in the UK to specialise in healthcare and medicine.

St George’s is ranked first for graduate prospects by the Complete University Guide 2023.

Robust supporting mechanisms such as dedicated tutors, careers advice and Student Success team help students fit in an make the most of their time at St George's.

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At a glance

  • Initially based at Hyde Park Corner, SGUL moved to their current Tooting site in 1980. It was the second institution in England to provide formal training courses for doctors.
  • The university occupies the Hunter Wing of St George’s University Hospital (the site of the Channel 4 documentary show 24 Hours in A&E).
  • St George’s is ranked joint 8th in the UK for our Research Impact Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.
  • St George’s holds a coveted Athena SWAN institutional ‘Silver’ Award from Advance HE in recognition of its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion for the whole University community
  • The latest Graduate Outcomes survey showed that 93.6% of those who studied at St George’s were in highly skilled work or postgraduate study within 15 months of finishing, meaning the university is second only to Imperial College London for graduate prospects according to The Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Prospective students who have accepted St George’s as their firm offer and apply by July 1 are guaranteed one of Horton Hall’s excellent 486 self-catering rooms.
  • The nature of the clinical programmes at St George’s means that mental health and wellbeing support for students is included within the curriculum.
  • The students’ union, historically known as the Medical School Club, is based on campus and offers 120 clubs, societies and community projects.
  • The Rob Lowe sports centre is a five-minute walk away and teams take part in regional and national competitions.
  • Students have the use of a rowing club on the River Thames and can also take advantage of University of London sport facilities.

Your degree at St George's

You will have access to the University's Health Sciences and Life Sciences degrees.

Undergraduate degree subjects

Health Sciences

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diagnostic Radiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Oncology

Life Sciences

  • Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Pharmacology

Career opportunities

The majority of its courses are linked to healthcare and St George's graduates are in demand, putting the University consistently at the top of league tables for graduate employment rates.

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