Category Archives: Life in London

Life in London

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

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

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

Autumn in Bloomsbury

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. “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”― William Cullen Bryant Arriving this September, the weather … 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