12th June 2017

A message from the communications officers

IT'S VOTING WEEK!! Get your voices heard and vote! All you have to do is log on to the website, cast your vote under the elections section

(under the 'Get Involved' tab), agree to the T&Cs and number the candidates in order of preference (1 being most preferred).

If you are unsure of who you wish to vote for - have a read through the candidate's manifestos! Voting is open till 12pm on Friday 16th. Happy voting!

Also to all you recieving results tomorrow - GOOD LUCK!  


Don't forget, for all the details, please open the full version of the newsletter using the links!! 

Alternatively, visit www.sgsu.org.uk and check out any of the newsletters there under the red 'Get Involved' tab and following the tabs. 

If you have any ideas or would like to contribute, please let us know at sucommunications@sgul.ac.uk! 


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VOTE!* (till 12pm)



Notices from your Exec


I'm gonna repeat this becuase it's important - VOTE VOTE VOTE! 

1. Log in (using your uni number and password)

2. Click on the "get involved" tab and then Elections!

3. Click on start voting.

4. Agree to the terms and conditions

5. Number the candidates according to preference (1 in the box being first preference) and don't forgot RON (Re-open Nominations) if you feel no candidate is suitable 

IT'S THAT EASY! So go do it! Now! :))


Inclusion study happening at george's RIGHT NOW

£10 Amazon Voucher or 10 SGUL Award Points

Research is being conducted into an attainment gap between students of different ethnicities. We are currently recruiting students to participate in either focus groups or one on one interviews to collect their views on possible reasons behind this and their own experience at St Georges. If you are interested in participating in the study please send an email to inclusion@sgul.ac.uk for further details!


GRAD Ball 

It's time to graduate & celebrate!!!

This year we invite all you graduates to the beautiful Selsdon Park Hotel & Golf Club for an evening of celebration with your George's friends & family!

You will be welcome from 3pm onwards to enjoy the gorgeous gardens with games to while away the sunny afternoon! Alternatively join us at 6pm for a drinks reception followed by black tie dinner at 7pm. Then party the night away with us with til midnight in true George's spirit! A photobooth will be onhand to capture your memories and most fabulous poses.... 

Tickets are priced at £80.Tickets can be found via the SU website*. It is max 2 tickets per person.
Tickets include:
- drinks reception
- 3 course dinner (with half bottle wine)
- coach travel

Accommodation is available at the hotel for those who would like to relax a little longer and join us for breakfast! This is available to purchase separate to the event ticket. Information will be released in due course. 

Menu options will be available in due course and there will be vegetarian & halal options. There will also be non-alcoholic options at both the reception and at dinner.

Coach transport will also be available to and from the venue for those who opt not to stay overnight. It will leave from and return to St George's. Timings will be released sooner to the event. 

We hope to send you all off in style with one last great George's party! Looking forward to seeing you there! 

George's love xo

Events happening At George's

SPACE SOC picnic

Students who are parents or carers are invited to attend our annual picnic on Saturday 24th June at the Diana Memorial Playground in Central London. This is a fun opportunity to meet other students (and alumni) along with your family. If you would like to attend, please email: space@su.sgul.ac.uk


greater together sgul talks





National survey of UK medical students....interest of a career in cardiothoracic surgery

“National survey of UK medical students on their perceptions and interests of a career in cardiothoracic surgery.”

Ever thought about a career in cardiothoracic surgery? We’d love to hear your thoughts! Dr. Preece an academic foundation programme doctor in collaboration with medics from St. George’s are interested in the thoughts and perceptions of medical students of a career in cardiothoracic surgery. If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, simply fill out this survey and have a chance to win a £50 gift card to Amazon!

Link: http://cardiothoracic.limequery.org/739761?lang=en



Medical Schools Council are inviting students to take part in a short survey exploring perceptions around different medical specialties - with a chance to win £350. Shift Learning has been commissioned to conduct some research to better understand perceptions around different medical specialties and where these might be formed. The survey should take around ten minutes and as a thank you for your time, you will be entered into a prize draw to win £350. Click HERE to take part in the survey (closing on 15 July).


How to survive FY1 - one day course

Please see the attached flyer for our free, one-day course on how to survive FY1. 
It will be held at the Royal Free Hospital on Saturday 22nd July. We hope to see you there!
(Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/8YPo6mGM5A27V4eJ3)
Kerry, Marianne, Mumtaz & Revati (Foundation Doctors).

JOB opportunities






Location: Balham Health Centre (SW12)

Hours: 6-8 per week


Part time Clinical Summariser required for 6-8 hours per week in a GP Surgery in Balham. The successful candidate will be required to summarise clinical records and enter clinical data onto patients’ medical records. Previous experience in EMIS Web will be an advantage.


To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to:

Practice Manager

Bedford Hill Family Practice

120 Bedford Hill

London, SW12 9HS Email: donavansunkur@nhs.net



A local resident is looking for someone to pick up her children from school at 16.20 and babysit them at her home until she gets back from work at 18.15 a couple of days a week.

Both the school and home are in Tooting Bec

Paying £40 a week for both days. Starting in September.

Contact m1101677@sgul.ac.uk if interested 


Women's basketball coach needed

The womens basketball tema are in need of a new coach for next year!

Training sessions Mondays 5.30-7.30 Wednesdays 4.20-6.20, starting September.

For Further information to contact m1205939@sgul.ac.uk


Drug trial seeks healthy volunteers

Cardiologist Dr Bode Ensam is recruiting healthy volunteers to take part in a new research study conducted at St George's.

The study will look at how the cardiac drug Ajmaline acts on healthy subjects.

Participants will undergo comprehensive cardiac testing while taking the drug and a fee will be payable. 

If you are interested in taking part, please complete a short online confidential questionnaire which can be accessed here

Eligible candidates must be;

·Between the ages of 18-65                

·Free from any cardiac symptoms

·White Caucasian      

·Not on any cardiac medication

Fee of £100 for subjects accepted to the trial 


Competition - time & Leisure's annual food & drink awards

Know anywhere good to eat or drink in south west London or north Surrey? Vote for your favourite places in Time & Leisure’s 7th annual Food and Drink Awards, and be in with a chance of winning a cookery course and a luxury stay for two at five-star Lainston House, a stunning 17th century hotel near Winchester, Hampshire. Get your votes in here: timeandleisure.co.uk/foodawards 

Free TV Training This Summer

Following the horrific terror attacks in Manchester and London, WORLDbytes – The School of Citizen TV – run by the charity WORLDwrite, are providing a unique opportunity for young people to have their say on how we should respond. Filmed discussion programmes will include the meaning of tolerance, what people mean by British values and the government’s Prevent strategy.

16-25 year olds will get free part-time (mainly weekends, evenings or afternoons) training in all aspects of programme-making and produce programmes which make an impact. All participants will be credited and in the media world credits are currency.

Participants will have their say in front of the camera in filmed discussions with guest writers, lecturers and academics and behind the camera filming vox-pop interviews with the public. 

Everyone taking part will learn to use professional cameras and programme making essentials: sound, lighting, presenting skills, interview technique, research, promotion and more. 

No prior experience necessary. This offer is open to ALL and nobody will be turned away but spaces fill up fast and when we’re full, that’s it! 


Apply now for a guaranteed place at: www.worldbytes.org/become-a-volunteer Or you can just turn up to the introductory open evening on Thursday 27th July 7.30pm at WORLDwrite, London E5 0AL, to go through what is involved.


KOI Ramen Bar George’s Students Exclusive offer

KOI Ramen Bar has newly opened in Tooting Market and is holding a George’s Student Exclusive!!!! A great chance to try real Japanese Ramen IN TOOTING!

Offer includes receiving a Gyoza Mini Set when you buy any Ramen!

Offer is available ALL THROUGH JUNE Monday to Friday between 11:30 until 17:00, just show your George’s ID when you visit to redeem this FANTASTIC offer!



Outside Events

The new junior doctor contract - conference

Leukaemia care day


Science innovation union - EVENTS

The New Healthcare Revolution: Innovating in a Digital World

Thursday June 15th 7pm - 9pm, Imperial College Business School, Lower Ground Square (LGS) Lecture Theatre

Find out more and register here for FREE


KDU 4th International student conference

Be the INNOVATORS - 24th-27th September, Auditorium, KDU Penang Univeristy College


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