Category Archives: Life at LSHTM

Life at LSHTM

How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School. 1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School … Continue reading

Diagnostic app shortlisted for International Student Innovation Award

Eyenimi Ndiomu studied the MSc Public Health in Developing Countries in 2015/16. He has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Student Innovation Award,  which celebrates London’s most talented and innovative international students. In this blog, Eyenimi writes about Ubenwa, a cry-based diagnostic … Continue reading

Across the pond and back: my year at the School

Brittany from the USA studied the MSc Medical Parasitology in 2014/15 (check back for Brittany’s blogs during her studies). Here, Brittany remembers her time at the School from the moment she received her offer to landing a great job. I cried. … Continue reading

Student photo competition 2016: the results!

For this summer’s photo competition, we once again invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an … Continue reading

From fungi to falafel at Fort Flaxman

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. What do an American medic (Cameron Stainken), a British physiologist (James Plunkett), a … Continue reading

Twelve days of Christmas

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. With frost settling on the trees, beautiful sparkling lights on the streets, fir … Continue reading

Welcome to Wellcome

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. If you have walked upstairs at the School Library (up those narrow submarine-like … Continue reading

Intercalating a Master’s degree

Chloe Knox is a medical student from Brighton & Sussex Medical School who is intercalating at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studying the MSc Reproductive and Sexual Health Research. Here, Chloe shares her advice about intercalating. What is … Continue reading

First impressions from some of our new MSc students

Ammi Shah has just started the MSc Control of Infectious Diseases at the School. Here she shares her experiences so far and thoughts she has gathered from other students:  Science, research and efficient healthcare management revolutionizes the lives of humankind … Continue reading