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Bloomsbury Square, rich browns among the fading green

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 in London was still warm and sunny. In…

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So, What is There to do on a Weekend in London?

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London:

Weekends in London, there is always something to do. Always. Coming up on the home stretch of the School year, it’s normal for students to get super stressed, lock themselves in their rooms, and do nothing but…

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My top five reasons for studying at the School

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health

I moved to London from Adelaide, Australia in September 2014 to undertake a one-year full time Masters of Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Prior to this I completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree at…

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A Visit to the Google London Offices

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:

Recently, I got the opportunity through London Universities International Partnership to visit the Google offices in London. We got to check out the coolest working environment I…

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Transport for London: Exploring the Underground

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:

Last Saturday, I got an amazing opportunity to learn all about the history of London’s famous Underground, followed by an exclusive tour of a decommissioned Underground…

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Seeing Science for Free in London – Do Penguins Have Knees?

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:

I feel like I say this every other week, but I think I have found my new favorite place in London!

As common as it is to…

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5 helpful tips before coming to London

MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing student Astrid Grant shares her advice for preparing your application to the School, and how to plan for your year in London after receiving your offer:

1. Patience

You will probably fill in the application form and have your supporting documents even before the…

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No helmet, no lycra, no fuss

Coming from Amsterdam, for MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases student Tayma van Pomeren, cycling is second nature. But Tayma has found cycling in London a whole new proposition! 

Life as I knew it changed April 1st in 2014. I got an acceptance letter to the School and with that exciting…

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Christmas Time in London

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science. In this post, Brittany writes about spending Christmas in London:

Christmas break is typically a time one spends with family and loved ones, which is probably why…

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5 Tips for living reasonably in an expensive London

MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health student Claudia Donkor highlights her top five ways to get a good deal in London:

1) Sign up for points!

Most supermarkets and shops have points schemes or membership rewards. Examples include Tesco (you can get double points at Christmas etc.), Sainsbury’s (500…

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