St George’s, University of London

World University Rankings 2024
Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, United Kingdom

About St George’s, University of London

St George's, University of London is a medical school located in Tooting in South London and it belongs to the University of London system. It is the UK’s only university that it dedicated entirely to medical and health sciences education, training and research.

With roots dating back to 1733, it was in fact the second institution in England to provide formal training courses for doctors – after the University of Oxford. It is now an independent member of the University of London.

The university offers both foundation and undergraduate courses in a wealth of subjects, which include: biomedical science, healthcare practice, healthcare science, medicine and physician associate studies MSc. To facilitate learning, the university is closely affiliated to St George's Hospital and is one of the United Hospitals.

The Centre for Allied Health at St George's aims to support a knowledge-based health, social care and education economy and service reconfiguration.

To facilitate learning, the university library offers an extensive range of specialist medicine and health sciences materials. It also offers study space, group discussion rooms, and computer resource rooms, as well as a social working space.

Notably, in 2015, a new paramedic virtual reality training centre was opened by the university, which emulates a variety of scenes such as a nightclub fire or roadside crash.

Resident advisors run events for students living in halls of residence to encourage them to meet other students and connect to the resident advisors so students know where to go with any issues. They also run informal flat meetings at the start of the year to bring students together with their flatmates.

Notable alumni include Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, a physiologist and surgeon who pioneered research into bone and joint disease, Sir Francis Darwin a botanist and son of Charles Darwin, and Henry Vandyke Carter, an anatomist, surgeon, and anatomical artist renowned for his illustrations of the book, Gray's Anatomy.

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Key statistics

  • 13.1
    No. of students per staff
  • 18%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 66 : 34
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 4%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 3,725
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at St George’s, University of London

  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health