St George's, University of London

St George’s, University of London is the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research.

We share a site with St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, one of the UK's largest teaching hospitals, giving us a genuine community feel. Students and staff can walk our corridors from the clinical teaching room to the hospital ward or the laboratory to the clinic.

Our internationally recognised research programme delivers cutting-edge scientific discovery through three specialist Institutes, directly helping patients through our close links to the clinical frontline and London’s diverse community.

We are dedicated to health and offer a breadth of educational opportunities in healthcare science, from medicine to paramedicine. Our students have the opportunity to work and study alongside others on different clinical career paths - building multi-disciplinary understanding and respect.

Why study with us?

We provide a world-class multi-professional health sciences education that equips our graduates to meet today’s healthcare needs through relevant scientific research, clinical excellence, strong interpersonal skills and team-based working.

Our Research Institutes focus on biomedical and scientific discovery, advancing the prevention and treatment of disease in the fields of public health, heart disease and infection - three of the greatest challenges to global health in the 21st Century.

We have more than 250 years of excellence and innovation in research and education, and is closely associated with luminaries such as John Hunter, Edward Jenner, Henry Gray and Florence Nightingale.
Our students come from more than 50 countries, and we have a growing portfolio of international collaborations in education and research in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. 


The St George’s halls of residence are a short walk away from the university. There are 332 single bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, and each flat has its own kitchen and dining room. Students have access to common rooms with plasma TV screens and wireless internet access.

The university library has an extensive specialist medicine and health sciences collection. It offers study space, group discussion rooms, and computer resource rooms, as well as social working space.

The Student Centre is a one-stop shop for help and advice, with a counselling team, a strong personal tutor network and a full-time disabilities officer.

Our halls of residence are less than a mile away from St George’s and are easily reached on foot, by bike or by bus. They house 486 students in self-catering single study/bedrooms with ensuite facilities. Each study/bedroom is fully furnished and equipped with a telephone and internet access. Every apartment comprises four to eight bedrooms sharing a well-equipped kitchen and dining area.

Our healthcare and biomedical collection comprises over 42,000 books, ebooks and multimedia resources. We subscribe to more than10,000 journals (mostly electronic), and a wide variety of medical and healthcare databases. Opening hours are generous and silent study, group study and social learning spaces are available.

Our Student Centre team can help you with almost any aspect of student life: finances, accommodation, exams and assessment, appeals and complaints, admissions, international queries, careers, disability and wellbeing.

The Students’ Union offers over 120 clubs, societies and community projects, and a packed programme of events,  Almost a whole floor is devoted to the Students’ Union, which exists to represent your interests, look after your welfare and enrich your social life. Sport is played at all levels, with all angles covered; including basketball, hockey, rugby, netball, rowing, football, lacrosse, surfing and wakeboarding. The university has an on-site sports centre available too.

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Contact Office

Student Recruitment team


St George’s, University of London
Cranmer Terrace
London SW17 0RE


+44 (0) 20 8725 2333


Number of students

Foundation degree – 6%
Undergraduate – 42.5%
Postgraduate – 12.5%
Continuing professional development – 39%
Percentage of International Students – 6%
Male/female ratio % – 35/65

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