13th November 2017

A message from the Communication Officers


Hi Everyone! We've got another action packed week here at George's. Keep reading so we can keep you in the loop with all the great activities going on this week.

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


On This Week









Free Yoga Class





Antimicrobial Awareness Day Seminar 

14:30 - 19:30




SGUL Student Minds Meet and Greet
















Notices from your Exec


5 Year Strategy Survey 

St George's Student Union has created a short survey to find out what you want from your Union. It only takes 5 minutes to complete. Please click here.

It’ll only take a few minutes to fill it in and your answers will help us shape the products and services we provide for you at your Students’ Union in the future. It can be completely anonymous if you want it to, so feel free to share and say whatever you like!

As a thank you for completing the survey, we will enter you into a prize draw to win a £50 Amazon voucher. 

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Antimicrobial Awareness Day 2017

Book your FREE ticket to attend the 2017 Antimicrobial Awareness day seminar! Currently planned topics are: GUM, Primary care, Resistant TB, Prescribing, Grey Book antibiotics, and Sepsis.

Date and Time: Wed 15 November 2017 14:30 - 19:30 GMT

Location: St Georges, University of Lodon 

Athena Swan

 We have four fantastic women coming to talk about their lives and careers and to offer us advice and guidance. Our guests are: Professor Laura Serrant – Professor of nursing at Sheffield Hallam University, Dr Sarah Vince – A&E Consultant, Professor Nicola Phillips – Professor of Physiotherapy at Cardiff University and Ms George Lee – Designer and co-founder of Age of No Retirement.

Date and Time: 21 November at 6:30pm
Location: Board Rooms

Entry will be £2 or purchase your yearly membership for £3 which allows entry to all other events. We will be providing snacks, Franco Manca Pizza and drinks including wine

Mindful Creativity Workshop and Research Study 


The Red Cross Society Meet and Greet

Please come to our meet and greet! 

Date and time: 16 November  6:00 to 7:30pm
Location: LTB 


Always wanted to try yoga? Join the SGUL Yoga Society for our Free Class and Social on Tuesday the 14th of November 2017. We will be running a free yoga class at 6pm in Rob Lowe, and a social afterwards in the SU. 

Booking is essential! There are a limited number of places in the class, so email us on yogasocsgul@gmail.com to book your place. We will also be providing some snacks in the bar at our social at 7pm. All members old, new and future are welcome to join. 

Come to the class, the social or both! 

See you on the mat :)

SGUL Student Minds Meet and Greet

Students Minds are doing an event to promote good mental health which includes a talk by the Counselling Services, Free Food and various board games that could be played through the night. This event is FREE with the option of paying for a subscription.

Date and Time: Thursday 16th November at 5:00pm
Location: Room J1.12 and J1.13

Please click "going" on their Facebook page if you're interested.

Laboratory Tours - National Pathology week 

Ever wonder what happens to a sample once it reaches the pathology laboratory? Come and find out! South West London Pathology is hosting guided laboratory tours as part of National Pathology Week, giving you the opportunity to find out what happens to a sample once it arrives at the laboratory at St George's and how results are produced.
To book a ticket (4 dates available next week), visit the Eventbrite page to register for a 40 minute tour slot (20 minutes in each laboratory) to see our state-of-the-art biochemistry and microbiology laboratories. This event is for St George's staff and St George's, University medical students.

Book a laboratory tour 

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Main Musical Auditions

St George's Musical Society would like to invite you to AUDITION for our March production of CABARET! 

Cabaret is a musical set in 1930s Berlin & is full of love, lust & drama. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone - whether it is singing/ dancing/ acting you fancy, there are roles for each of these (don't worry, we can't really dance either - feel free to show us up!). It doesn't matter if you haven't set foot on stage before, we welcome everyone! 

AUDITION DATES: 20/21/23rd November 
AUDITION TIMES: 5:30pm (for a 6pm start) each day 

Dancing, singing & acting will be done separately in small groups on all 3 days (you only need to come once!)

LIGHTS UP: 14/15/16 March 

Holdstock-Piahaud Essay Prize 2017

This is the eighth year of the Holdstock-Piachaud Essay Prize, set up to encourage students to explore the themes covered by the journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival, and in memory of Douglas Holdstock and Jack Piachaud who were for many years inspirational editors of the Journal.

Competition details

Closing Date for entries is 17:00 on 31 January 2018
Open to all students
Word limit 2500
Entries must not have been previously published elsewhere

First prize: £500
Second prize £300


For details and application form and other queries please contact MCS.Prize@google,ail.com

Volunteer of the Month Award

No matter how big or small someone's contribution we want to recognize all the amazing charitable work that goes on within St. George's. There is also a £10 Amazon voucher prize for the winner each month, so get nominating! 

Any member of St. George's SU can nominate another student for the volunteer of the month award. It must be for any charitable work they have done within the context of a St. George's society or supported charity in that particular month. Fill in the application form and send it to the Community Projects Officers by the last day of each month, who will then decide on a winner. The email to send completed applications to is cpo@su.sgul.ac.uk

Student Job Opportunity 

Jimmy Garcia Catering an Events and Catering Company is looking for students who would like some part time work. 

Positions available include: Front of House, Bar, and Chef 

For more information, please contact Grace Czapalski at grace@jimmyspopup.com

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Outside Events


Review Your Uni Survery and Win a £200 food shop 

Submit a review for St George's online here to enter

Prague Summer School

Prague Summer Schools are seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in a unique academic and cultural environment.

When: 1-8 July 2018
Where: Prague, Czech Republic

For more information, please visit their website here

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