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“The MSc helped me become better at my job and gave me more confidence – I feel I can take on the world!”

Ayub Mpoya and Moses Waweru, both from Kenya, recently completed the MSc Clinical Trials by distance learning. We caught up with Ayub (AM) and Moses (MW) as they celebrated their graduation day, and took a look back on their time as LSHTM students.

How does it feel to be a…

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“The content of the courses has been incredibly interesting and relevant to today’s world issues”

Kelsey Yaremko, Global Health Policy by distance learning student from Canada, talks to us about her programme, studies and career.

Hi Kelsey, can you start by letting us know a bit about your background?

I am from Calgary, Canada. I studied at the University of Alberta where I received a…

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“The knowledge I am gaining from LSHTM will give me the specialist training I need to boost my clinical skills”

Aye Thar Aye, from Myanmar and living in the UK, is studying Infectious Diseases by distance learning with LSHTM. In this interview, Aye Thar tells us about her experiences of the programme so far.

Hi Aye Thar, please could you start by telling us about your professional background?

Yes, I…

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Better lives with better toilets

Ian Ross, PhD student, has been named joint winner in the ESRC Better Lives Writing Competition 2019 for his piece on sanitation, the main focus of his research. You can read Ian’s full winning essay below. 

Imagine not having somewhere safe to go to the toilet. Really imagine it…

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Executive Programme Fellows meet with Senior Health Leaders in Geneva

Fellows taking part in the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership convened in Geneva for a week at the end of March.

The aim of this reunion was to take part in their second residential week (the first having been held in September 2018 in London), in collaboration with our…

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Students’ Representative Council

By Naomi Walker, 2017-18 VP for Research Degrees

If you had asked anyone – including former me – if I was likely to end up in ‘student politics’, I am sure they would have responded with a resounding “no”. Yet here I am, and it has been quite an experience! Let…

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A day in the life of an LSHTM student

By Varsha Hande, MSc Public Health

BRRRRINNNGGGGG: My alarm jolts me out of my sleep and my favourite dream; receiving the LSHTM master’s certificate on graduation day! I groggily walk to my sink to brush my teeth. As I brush, I think about the day ahead of me. It…

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Interview with a blended learning student

Maria Luisa Tejada de Rivero Sawers from Mexico is in the fourth year of her MSc Public Health and recently completed two modules at the School by blended learning. We caught up with Maria Luisa to find out about her experience.

To begin, tell us a little about yourself

I…

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London Model World Health Organization Simulation (LonWHO) 2017

By Brian Wong, MSc Epidemiology alumnus, Co-Founder & Co-Director LonWHO 2017
Great learning experience, good networking opportunity and a fun way of understanding and enacting health policy to a greater depth! – delegate
On 20-22nd October, international delegates gathered at Keppel Street for the inaugural London Model WHO…

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Executive Fellows bring valuable leadership insights to LSHTM

The first residential week of the Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership successfully launched last week with 14 Fellows joining us from around the world. This course, the first of its kind at LSHTM, was set up to address the lack of strategic leadership courses within health. Fellows spent 6…

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