18th October 2016

A message from the communications Officers

Hello lovely George's Students! Glad to see you're getting involved and having a read :)

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. 


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On This Week


17th October

Nominations OPEN for 

the 2016 Autumn Elections 

(Pick up your pack in the SU 




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21th October  

  24 hour musical is announced 

and rehearsals begin @ 7pm


Nominations CLOSE!



Notices from your Exec

Unfotunately this week our Sports Officers were too busy to get a video ready for you guys but stay tuned next week for the Societies Officers! Or take a look back at the previous V-Blogs on our YouTube Channel - St George's Students' Union


Help us pick a charity!   We'd love to here from you so click here to vote for your top two charities to support this RAG season  
Not sure how much support to expect from your parents?

CALCULATOR: How much money should your Parents be giving you?


For other advice including IT support (under 'Academic') visit the Advice Section of the Website!

Events happening At George's

GP GRAND ROUNDS (more details last week!)


A talk to commemorate black history month!

SPACE (Student Parents and Carers Empowered) is a peer-led welfare support group for students with dependents. We provide a strong voice for students - like ourselves - who are balancing their studies around caring responsibilities.


To join us or to find out more about us and future events, email us at space@su.sgul.ac.uk.


We are next meeting on Wednesday 19th October for LTFT & Tea! There will be a talk for medical students on the reality of working Less Than Full Time, followed by a Meet & Greet for students on all courses. Please let us know if you would like to attend. 


24 Hour Musical  - Only £2 entry!


AppSoftSoc - A new society to georges

We are a society aimed at creating Apps and Software to distribute to all free of charge. We cater to the needs of the students, be it revision, socialising and leisurely activity. For more information about who we are and what we do or if you’re interested in joining, visit our Facebook page

Currently we are seeking those with knowledge in coding, preferably C#, to join our society. If you are familiar with coding and are interested in joining be sure to come to our meet and greet (details will be on the Facebook page). Even if you are not familiar with coding, you are more than welcome to attend and join!


Azeem Hussain, President of AppSoft Soc
Email me at m1503358@sgul.ac.uk


999! What's your emergency??
    ... fresher's withdrawral!! 

Join us at the annual UH 999 party which will take place this year at the world renowned ULU. Freshers, you’ve met each other, you’ve met other George's fresh and now it’s time to meet the other London medical schools.
Buy your tickets on the SGSU website now!


SGUL Hiking and Walking: Yorkshire 3 Peaks 

A 12 hour challenge across Yorkshire climbing the 3 highest fells: Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. Up for the challenge?!!

Places are going fast!

Date and Time: 4th-6th November 

Cost: £60

Includes: accommodation in a bunkhouse (heated and with a kitchen), travel there, food and group equipment

Email: m1100938@sgul.ac.uk for more details and how to sign up.

Join the Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/283465635088562/


SGUL Sikh Society: Feed the Homeless

To get involved you’ll be required to attend a safeguarding training session, as you'll be dealing with vulnerable people:

On TUESDAY 25th OCTOBER 5:30-7:30pm in LTB

Please sign the questionnaire in the link below with all your details to enrol on the training day:https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9T5KTKB


Enter your abstract for the sustainability in humanitarian settings Symposium 2016:

Deadline: 30th October 2016

Abstract: 300 words submitted to:humanitariansymposium@lstmed.ac.uk

More details here

University students get 75% off evernote 

Find out more information or to download, click here!


Stats companion - job opportunity

Want to make a difference?

Join our team of teachers helping pupils prepare for Secondary School.

SATs Companion

Job description

Admin Officer £1,100 pro rata

3-4 days per week Mon - Thursday

Tooting SW17

Training provided

To apply send your CV to sophia@satscompanion.com


- 29th October 2016 -

Pass the Situational Judgement Test is a revision course with a difference. It is delivered by the authors of Pass the Situational Judgement Test: A Guide for Medical Students, and recent Situational Judgement Test (SJT) candidates both scoring in the top 5% of the national cohort, Drs Cameron Green and Aaron Braddy.


This SJT revision course will provide a unique and all inclusive study day to gain Situational Judgement Test practice and prepare any final year medical student for their upcoming Situational Judgement Test Exam. It will include an overview of all relevant guidance needed to succeed in the SJT test, first-hand personalised Situational Judgement Test tips and hints, and worked SJT practice questions throughout the day! There will also be a mock exam to consolidate your learning from the revision course.

Tea/Coffee and Lunch included.

For more information please visit www.situationaljudgementtest.org


MEDICAL Notes summariser

A medium sized GP Practice in Roehampton is looking for a Medical Notes Summariser / Coder . This would be on a weekly basis and the hours would vary depending on what you could offer. For further information please contact me via email: wendy.green6@nhs.net


NUS offers this month 

Great news!! For a limited time only receive a £10 PizzaExpress voucher when you buy an NUS extra card!

16-25 Railcard
For a limited time only! Get an EXTRA £5 off a 16-25 Railcard! Increasing this discount to a whopping 16% off with NUS extra!


national book bursary

Students at St George's can enter to win our Book Bursary here:  http://po.st/bookbursary. We’ve also posted about the competition on Twitter here and Facebook here, if you would like to share it on your own channels. Students can be nominated - or they can nominate themselves. We’ll also give a £50 National Book Token to whoever nominated the winner.



interested in opera? 


SPECTRUM trans counselling service

Outside Events

Mental health conference

Click the poster below for more details

BMJ careers fayre - open to all MBBS students

It’s for medics at all stages, and an excellent opportunity to learn more about medical careers, including specialties, CVs, SJTs, alternative careers and international medicine.


Some comments from last years event: https://youtu.be/PjLGU45cqNk


Grad-Show-live - open to all students

WhatsOn presents to you the most unmissable event for ambitious jobseekers – Grad Show Live 2016. Bridging the gap between recent graduates and top recruiters, the show offers an effective link between young people who are hungry to kick-start their careers, and companies

We offer CV clinics, on-the-spot assessments, and plenty of potential recruiters ready to employ the best and the brightest. With support from Job Centre Plus and Milkround, exhibitors such as NHS Blood and Transplant, The University of Law, The Education & Training Foundation, and University of London, this year is set to be bigger and better than ever before.


What: GRAD SHOW Live 2016

When: 21 October, 10am-4pm

Where: Student Central London, University of London, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY


For further information about Grad Show Live, visit whatson.uk.com/gradshowlive. Stall holder enquiries warmly welcomed. Please email pam@whatson.uk.com or all 0121 636 0830 for more information. 




Open Forum Events are pleased to invite you to the Public Health: Prevention in Practice conference. This event is designed to consider the current public health challenges in the UK today and explore the policies and solutions to influence and improve the health of the nation.

At Public Health: Prevention in Practice expert speakers will discuss the policy and delivery of public health initiatives and their impact on the population. Analysis of the strategies most likely to produce the desired results will be explored, culminating in a panel debate where opinions will be shared, discussed and questioned.


trauma charity concert

On Saturday 19 November 2016 Barts Charity is hosting the first UK concert dedicated to raising the awareness of trauma and vital funds for the Trauma Centre at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, the busiest trauma centre in Europe.

Featuring: No.1 singer/songwriter Becky Hill, double MOBO nominee Kojey Radical, indie stars Beach Baby and 1Xtra's tip for 2016 Rukshana Merrise, it will be a unique and very special night of music, held at Village Underground, Shoreditch. We would like to offer St George’s students the chance to win 2 pairs of tickets.

To Enter: Retweet the pinned tweet at the top of Barts Charity’s profile at twitter.com/Barts_Charity and answer the following question - 

Q: Globally, which is the biggest cause of death for people under the age of 40?

A. Malaria    B. Trauma     C. TB     D. Cancer

Email your answer and your name to Appeals@bartshealth.nhs.uk by 5pm on Friday 21 October 2016 - Good luck. 

For more information and the T&Cs please click here


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