14th February 2017

It's RAG week at sgsu

Love is in the air! Happy valentines day! but pff who cares....especially when there are loads of fun events coming up as part of RAG week!!! Whoop!

 Make sure you take a look below for all the events going on this week! Starting with Man O' Man, Woman O' Woman tonight! Be there or be square

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 



ASK deborah! send in your questions now!!

For those of you who don't know Deborah Bowman, she is one of our most highly esteemed Medical Law and Ethics Lecturers here at George's.

Following from her previous role as Dean for Students she has kindly agreed to run an agony aunt style column for our newsletter.

Therefore... we would like to hear your 'agony aunt questions'! For confidentiality reasons we obviously would not be publishing names

in the response in the newsletter. Please send in your questions anonymously on the SU website at https://www.sgsu.org.uk/advice/wellbeing/askdq/


For all you aspiring medics, take a look at the advice Deborah had to give if you're thinking of taking a gap year:



On This Week


13th February



Battle of the Bands 

8pm - SU Bar

£3 Entry (RAG)











14th February



Man O' Man & Woman 

O' Woman

7:30-11pm - SU Bar - 

£2 Entry (RAG)


Steering Group .II

6-8pm - LTA






15th February



RAG Circles

7:30pm - SU Bar

Drinks deals all night!



Alcohol Health & Harm

Trust run talk

2:30pm - H2.7






16th February



RAG Quiz + Charity


7:30pm - SU Bar











   17th February      





Take Me Out

7:30pm - SU Bar -

£3 Entry (RAG)








Notices from your Exec

THinking about running for sgsu exec?

Take a look at the V-Blogs from our current Exec on our YouTube Channel - St George's Students' Union.


Check out all the events on the website at https://www.sgsu.org.uk/event/

Steering Group. II: Does your SU represent you?

LGBTQ+ history Month

Events happening At George's

LIBRARY fines donated to Rag!

On Monday 13 February and Friday 17 February 2017, all overdue fines* paid at the Library Helpdesk (8am – 6pm) will be donated to SGSU’s RAG week.

So come along to the Library, pay your fines and do your bit for charity!
*Excludes invoice payments for lost or damaged library stock.

SGSU Yogasoc classes

Skip presents...George's got talent

Any interested in participating (we accept talents of ANY kinds!) contact skipgeorges@gmail.com

Trust run talks


SORA National Conference 2017

Looking to present a piece of research you have done and gain recognition? Are you interested in academic medicine? Want to know what it takes to make the Academic Foundation Programme? Simply interested in gaining research opportunities? 
Imperial College Society of Research and Academia presents the National Conference 2017! This is taking place on the 18th of March and is an opportunity to showcase your work by delivering either an oral or poster presentation. This can be done by emailing an abstract of no more than 300 words to icsmsora@ic.ac.uk. Submission is now live! Prizes will be awarded for the best poster and oral presentations! The deadline for this is Friday the 17th February. 
Furthermore, with our fantastic line up of inspiring speakers, you can learn about the research options and academic career choices available. We’ll also be holding a diverse range of engaging workshops, including a workshop on how to master the AFP application and interview, lead by experts to help you hone the skills needed to succeed in this field. We welcome everyone from all universities and encourage anyone interested in research to attend!
This is a fast selling event so be sure not to miss out! Tickets are available here for only £7!
For further updates, join our Facebook event

SKIP Morocco information evening

20th February - 5:30pm - H2.7

Are you interested global health? Paediatrics?  Or just love children?
Well you've come to the right place!
This summer SKIP is going to Morocco where we will be teaching health interventions to! the children within the city of Rabat.
And we would love for you to join us!
That's why on the 20th February at 5:30pm  we are having an Information Evening where you can find out how you can involved in this life changing opportunity!!
See you there!

free finals revision course

An ex-BSMS student currently working as a teaching fellow in London is arranging a finals revision course to be held at St George's on 18/19th February (same syllabus both days).  It is completely free and there is no ulterior motive (other than to try and help the students through finals and to help with thier own career progression).

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1920442668186514/?notif_t=plan_user_joined&notif_id=1485723349877770

25 & under scheme at ciné lumière

We know that student life comes on a budget so here is great news for everyone who is lucky enough to be 25 or under! From now on, every screening at Ciné Lumière comes to £5 only without online booking fee for all members of our 25 and Under Scheme. Registration online is free, quick and easy.
More info http://www.institut-francais.org.uk/25-under/

Ladies rugby coach needed

St George's Ladies Rugby team are a developing side looking for a coach with commitment and enthusiasm.


  • We would require you every Wednesday during term time from 2-3pm and all day on match days (approx 1 sunday a month) 

  • We are based close to Earlsfield station and currently play in LUSL league.

  • We would be looking for a volentry position which may lead to payment if results are achieved. 

  • Perks of the job would include baked items (cookies, cakes etc) and lots of fun and enjoyment.

  • We are ideally looking for a man or woman with coaching and first aid qualifications alongside experience however all applications will be taken into account. 

Please enquire for more information : Rachel 07901 643 124 m1402910@sgul.ac.uk rnowikow@btinternet.com

st George's global health conference 2017

"Challenging Borders: Addressing the Barriers to Global Health"

25th February 2017

Tickets: https://www.sgsu.org.uk/ents/event/794/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/742508639247932/ 

The conference aims to shine a spotlight on the impact of borders and division as obstacles to global health and well-being. The day will consist of a morning of talks from high-profile speakers and an afternoon of interactive workshops sessions. A limited number of **early bird tickets** are on sale in the School Shop for a discounted price. 

A poster competition is being run during the day and students are welcome to submit their work, for further information and submissions please email georgesmedsinconference@gmail.com. 

Interfaith debate

Win prizes for sharing your views

This week sees the launch of the National Student Survey and the Student Experience Survey. The National Student Survey is aimed at all final year students in the UK and administered externally by Ipsos Mori. The Student Experience Survey is for all other students and is our internal survey.

You should have received an email by now asking you to complete one or the other. The survey is a way of ensuring you have a student voice. All students who participate are able to claim a St George’s branded notebook as well as 10 points for the St George’s Award. You also have the opportunity to win one of several prizes.

The results from the survey are taken very seriously, and participating is an important contribution to the St George’s community. Your responses help us to identify areas in need of improvement, as well as helping us to celebrate the excellent work that is already taking place. Please share your honest views on your time at St George’s so far.

If you haven’t received an email with the relevant link email Paul Leech at experience@sgul.ac.uk.


Sign up with code SGSU for £15 free!

Applicable to first time riders only.

walk on fire for charity!

Outside Events

Undergraduate Neuroanatomy competition

BSH Basic Haematology Day

The BSH has organised the always popular Basic Haematology Day for Saturday 25 February 10:00-16:30, in the Governors’ Hall of St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH.
The programme will include a series of tutorials and talks covering haemolytic anaemias, malignant haematology focussing on myeloma, transfusion, venous thrombo-embolism and bleeding disorders.
Professor Barbara Bain, Professor Beverley Hunt, Dr Tim Littlewood, BSH President, and Dr Shubha Allard will be our speakers on the day as you will be able to see in the programme attached.
Registration fee is only £20 and includes lunch, refreshments and lectures handouts.

Follow this link to book your place and see the full programme for the day: http://b-s-h.org.uk/conference-and-events/events/essential-haematology-day/



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