St George's, University of London

St George's, University of London is a specialised medical, biomedical and life sciences university in a suburban setting in south west London. Its international student community is small but well-supported, encouraging rapid integration into university life.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

630 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • Students are sent pre-arrival information regarding arrival in the UK, airport transfers, and enrolment.
  • On arrival, students are offered a range of orientation activities, including academic orientation, life in the UK (such registering with a doctor, setting up a bank account, and finding their way around London) and social activities organised by the International Students' Society. 
  • International students also take part in the Students' Union arranged Freshers' Week.

English Language Requirements

  • GCSE/IGCSE English as a first language grade B.
  • IELTS: Depending on the course, 6.5 overall or 7.0 overall with specific requirements for each skill.
  • Other accepted qualifications include TOEFL and the PTE.

Accommodation for International Students

  • All accommodation is self-catered, with Internet/Wi-Fi access.
  • Accommodation is about a 15-minute walk from the university.
  • International students are spread throughout the halls, apart from international foundation students who are clustered together.
  • Students may stay in their accommodation during the Christmas and Easter vacations, only moving out during the summer.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom - -
Mixed - 13,600
Laboratory 15,000 20,000
Clinical 32,500 -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.