23rd May 2017

A message from the communications officers

HEY ALL! Hope your week has been fab dab so far! To all those who have finished exams...WHOOP YOU'RE FREE! Enjoy the sun!

To all those who still have exams to come..hold in there, nearly done, you got this!


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On This Week



22nd May






23rd May


5:30pm - 

Michael Heron 



24th May






25th May






26th May

SGSU Showcase

7-11pm, SU Bar-

£3 Entry


Notices from your Exec


      Tuesday 23rd May 2017 

       5.30pm - room MHLT!

SGSU elections are coming!! Keep an eye out and get involved

Nominations for SGSU Elections open from next week, so if you're thinkning about running and have any questions feel free to drop any of the exec an email or pop into the office. If you're not thinking of running then still get involved, get to know the candidates manifestos and don't forget to VOTE!!


The winners were announced at May Ball! Well done to all who won and to those who didn't, don't be too disheratened, you still have your time to shine! Take a look at the winners via the link below! 



Student BMJ competitions

Events happening At George's

GP Grand round

We are delighted to announce the final GP grand round of the year. The session will provide an opportunity to revise the specialties from a primary care perspective. A mix of cases will be discussed and this session will be interactive with plenty of MCQs for practice! The session is directly aimed at P year students but students (and doctors) from all years are welcome to attend. There will also be an opportunity to speak to GPs for any of those burning career questions you may have! 

SGSU Showcase


Christian union lunch bar - 'Confusing and Distant: Can we meaningfully know God'

We are holding a lunch bar on Friday 26th May in AHR from 12-1pm titled 'Confusing and Distant: Can we meaningfully know God'. We have an amazing speaker, Andy from Everyday Church Wimbledon, who will be giving a 20min talk with question and answer time at the end. Invite open to all AND there's free lunch!




Computing Services are looking to recruit 2-4 students for a total of about 20 hours each over a period of 2-3 weeks to carry out a phone audit across the site. Great little temporary work to earn a bit of cash!

For more information email Rosilind Ogden at rogden@sgul.ac.uk


JOB Opportunity

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


Tennis Centre Receptionist- Weekend Role Immediate Start

All Star Tennis allstartennis.co.uk is a vibrant, friendly group of people dedicated to delivering Tennis in the London area. We are currently looking for a few people to help us grow the company so we can achieve our goal to provide affordable open access tennis to everyone. Currently we run 28 courts across 6 venues in South London and are in the middle of an extensive resurfacing programme that includes 19 resurfaced tennis courts and a multisport surface at Tooting Common.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a venue including but not limited to:

• Engaging with customers in person, on the phone and via email.

• Providing administrative support to the coaching and management team.

• Managing court and course bookings for your site and remotely for other venues.

• Supporting the programme implementation and development

• Promotion and marketing of all coaches and our programme.


• Experience working in a customer-facing role, any experience in the sport/leisure industry would be a huge bonus.

• Availability weekends

• Seasonal Role (April to October with potential to work year round)

• Love and interest in sports is a must

• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

• Computer Literacy – competent with computers, especially Microsoft Office, experience with other CRM sales systems would be a plus.


• £9.50per hour with paid holiday

• Free tennis coaching and facilities

• Frequent staff socials

• Personal development/training opportunities

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to info@allstartennis.co.uk


Job oppurtunity 

An opportunity exists for 3rd, 4th and final year medical students to work in a GP surgery in Esher.

Esher Green Surgery requires assistance to go through patient hospital letters and action the appropriate management plans. Full training will be provided. Please email the practice manager: lynnsiveyer@nhs.net if you have any queries and to obtain further details regarding the role, hours and payment.

Thank you for your interest


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 


2018 Japanese Government Postraduate Scholarship

Applications for the 2018 Japanese Government (MEXT) Postgraduate Scholarship is now open and application forms are available to download from the Embassy of Japan website at: http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/mext_postgrad.html

The closing date for applications is: Thursday 1 June 2017 5pm (GMT). 

This scholarship is tenable for 24 months from April 2018 or 18 months from September/October 2018, including 6 months of Japanese language education, and NO prior knowledge of the Japanese language is necessary.

Research or study can be undertaken in almost any field as long as it is relevant to a grantee’s field of expertise or previous study and it is possible to be enrolled onto a Master’s/PhD course on this scholarship

Any questions should be emailed to scholarship@ld.mofa.go.jp


Apply now to the summer dissection programme

Each year the Anatomy Faculty at St George’s run an intensive four-week Summer Dissection Programme between July- August. The aim of the programme is to provide material for next year’s teaching, as well as providing students with the opportunity to improve the quality of their knowledge of anatomy through active dissection. Furthermore, participants who successfully complete the programme are able to carry out a further 1-week of Deep Dissection (14th- 18th August), subject to passing the following prerequisites:

* 100% attendance during programme

* Completion of assigned work within allocated timeframe

In addition, participants who complete the 2017 programme will be given a one year contract as a demonstrator for academic year 2017-18.

Programme Dates: 6th July- 11th August (excluding 20th July, 2nd- 4th August).

Number of positions: 48

More info here.

Application form


Scholarship oppurtunity from rugby warfare 

I've been through University and it's a tough time financially for students and it's also hard to stay fit and healthy with all the social pressures around them. This is a reason why I'd like to offer this opportunity to your students. 

£500 is available to the winner and we do this twice a year. The winner will also get a free bundle of clothing that can be worn in and out of the gym, around campus etc. 

Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a University from 2016/17 onwards.

  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

  • Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of institution you are attending or plan to attend. 

  • Must provide your written essay (word doc) by the deadline of May 27th, 2017

  • A winner will be chosen on June 3rd, 2017. 

  • All essay submissions should be sent to scholarship@rugbywarfare.com



WORLDbytes school of Citizen TV are providing a unique opportunity for young people to have their say, make an impact around the General Election, and receive free TV training. 
The charity is offering 16-25 year olds free part-time (mainly weekends and evenings) 'on the job' training in all aspects of programme-making.  This package will focus on the General Election, featuring a lively on the sofa debate with a leading commentator and election vox pops on the streets.
The training package covers debates, discussion programmes, camera essentials, lighting, sound, presenting and interview technique.  No previous experience is required but a keen interest in challenging ideas is a must as our programmes prioritise content over style.
No one who applies will be turned away but everyone interested needs to get an application in fast and attend an introductory evening on 24th May in Hackney, London E5, to go through what is involved. Details will be sent to all applicants.
To apply please fill in a short application form at MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "r20.rs6.net" claiming to be www.worldbytes.org/become-a-volunteer/

Outside Events

Day trip to eastbourne with little local tours - special discount

Science innovation union - EVENTS

Brexit: The divorce battle over life sciences and funding

Thursday June 8th: 7pm – 9pm, Imperial College Business School, Lower Ground Square (LGS) Lecture Theatre
Including extended networking opportunity with drinks and nibbles

Find out more and register here for FREE


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

University of Nottingham - inaugural Africa Summit

The University of Nottingham will host its inaugural Africa Summit on Friday 16 June 2017. The Summit will provide a platform to advance communication on the economic wealth of Africa with investors, students, graduates and top government officials expected to attend and contribute to the discussion.

The Summit will be opened by  His Excellency Atiku Abubakar (The Ex-Vice President of Nigeria) with a lecture on the theme: ‘Where is Africa Going?’

other notable speakers expected to attend the Summit include:
- Dr Josephine Ojiambo ,Deputy Secretary General of The Commonwealth;

- Chief Tunde Afolabi, Chairman of Amni International Petroleum Company; and

- Dr Boly Barry, Former Minister of Education for Burkina Faso and UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education.
We would like to invite you to join us from 08:45am to 16:30 on the 16th of June 2017 atUniversity Park Campus, Nottingham. 
Topics for discussion will focus on the ‘High Fives’ of the African Development Bank which are:

·         Power and Light up Africa;
·         Integrate Africa;
·         Industrialise Africa;
·         Feed Africa; and
·         Improve the quality of life of Africans.
The purpose of the summit is not to talk about the natural resources in Africa, which we have heard about for too long, but to discuss and debate practical steps needed for Africa and Africans to harvest this potential. The structure of the summit will be a launch by a keynote speaker and then panel discussions of each topic.
For more information please visit our website  



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