Thread: St Georges - General Questions
23-08-2006, 09:33 PM #1
St Georges - General Questions
Hello, I just got accepted on to the Biomedical Science degree and I have a couple of questions, about St Georges in general and the actual Biomed course.
If any veterans can answer please do, feel free to flame me if I'm being retarded.
Firstly, can anybody tell me about the biomed course, I have been told and read somewhere that it is similar to the medicine course in the first year, with more lab work, is this true? Also are there dissections on cadavars etc?
Where does everybody do their food shopping and are the kitchens in the halls generally useable and practical?
Is anybody else doing the same as me? A Biomed degree to get into the third year of med afterwards?
Thanks for your help, be seeing you soon.
24-08-2006, 12:49 AM #2
Q1:a) True b) True
Q2: Sainsbury's/Iceland/Market, yes kitchen is fine. may want to bring more utensils if you are quite the chef.
Q3. Not I/Yes there are people who have got into the med course afterwards.
You're welcomeYou reap what you sow
25-08-2006, 01:28 PM #3
- Join Date
- Aug 2004
- Colliers Wood
how easy is it to get bar work? need a couple of shifts a week somewhere methinks? how do i apply for one of the SU jobs?
25-08-2006, 10:07 PM #4
Q1. Bar work = easy to get hold of. Speak to the big man behind the bar You'll soon learn his name.
Q2. SU jobs are elected. Be popular and be respected. That's the way forward for it.You reap what you sow
27-08-2006, 12:51 AM #5
27-08-2006, 05:25 PM #6
27-08-2006, 06:21 PM #7
- Join Date
- Aug 2006
i have been to Tooting twice (For open day and interview) and probably going again sometime in september but i would like to hear some views from people who have lived there for a while now. I was wondering...
1)what is the tooting area like in respect to safety?
2)do people bring their own tv's to halls or whatever accomadation given? (or is that sad)
3)Do students mostly stay in tooting on nights out or venture to other areas of London?
4)Are there oppurtunities for Jobs in Tooting? Because i can imagine a lot of compeition between students
Thanks for everyones time in reading this and im excited in meeting people soon!St George's Med School: Oct 06
27-08-2006, 07:40 PM #8
Q1 - During the day it's pretty safe, loads of busy people going about their busy lives. During the night, precautions are advised, particularly later in the evening. Best to go in groups. If you must travel alone, plan your routes, take a bus, dont be stupid and ask for trouble (ie listen to your flashy iPod and have long chat on mobile. Be vigilant about your surroundings.
Q2 - Yes people do bring their own TVs, many people have. Not saying you are antisocial but some prefer it as personalised touch since you may have had a TV in your bedroom back at home.
Q3 - Yes people do venture, some more than others. Some go to Kingston, others up to Clapham and Central London is also hotspot. There are other places, depending what you want to do.
Q4 - I'm not sure sorry, I didn't have a job during term time and when I did look I searched for jobs closer to my home town. People who I know have a job also worked in their home towns ie during weekends when return home. There are plenty of job agencies about in Tooting but not sure what they offer may be what you want.
JHYou reap what you sow
27-08-2006, 08:42 PM #9
- Join Date
- Aug 2006
thanks for your help JH, much appreciated!St George's Med School: Oct 06
28-08-2006, 08:46 PM #10
Aha i thought of another question.
Can anybody tell me when freshers fortnight starts?
In my letters it has all said that they'll be seeing me october the 2nd, but is this the start of classes and freshers is the fortnight before or does the fortnight start in october?