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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Parasitology at the Natural History Museum, London

A few days from graduating, MSc Medical Parasitology alumnus Tom Pennance looks back on his time at the School and how it has led to his current role at the Natural History Museum:

The graduation ceremony for the School’s graduates of 2014 is fast approaching, which has provided me…

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Seeing Science for Free in London: The Wellcome Collection

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

The Science of forensics, medicine made into art, and a massive collection of historical medical equipment. Those are some of the many things happening at my most…

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The paradox of time… (in University)

By Jillian Kowalchuk, MSc Public Health (Distance Learning). Jillian recently completed her blended learning option, which allows PG Diploma and MSc distance learning students the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in place of distance learning modules.

As you may have already guessed my timeline is…

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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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Observing care at Maimonides

Over the New Year period I embarked on a great adventure doing a 3-week nursing observational period at the famous Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Part of my afternoons I spent at their very well-equipped Degenshein Memorial Library to study for my elective modules and work on…

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Designing Disease Control Programmes in Developing Countries – Team Awesome

By Nwaizu Azuka, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases

I have become so familiar with the word DEADLINE, as I have had to find it on every corner for the last 4 months. Another deadline approached by the middle of the first term; this time for the choice of my terms…

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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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The Ebola Student Response

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Remy Hoek Spaans describes how coming to the School at the time of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa inspired her to set up an Ebola Student Response:

I remember the first week of October very well. Feeling slightly daunted to be surrounded by…

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