medical school

Third year medics express ‘frustration’ at ‘almost entirely online’ timetable

7th September 2021

Year group urged by fellow students to email course leads after reasons given for online teaching deemed “not good enough”. Third year medical students left their introductory lecture with “disappointment and frustration” after hearing that the majority of their teaching will remain online this year. A copy of an email sent to the “year 3 ...

Training introduced in UofG Medical School to tackle discrimination

23rd February 2021

The Active Bystander Training is a new part of the curriculum developed by staff with student input. Medical students are to receive practical Active Bystander Training in March as a new part of their curriculum focuses on tackling racism and discrimination.  University of Glasgow medical students have had compulsory Active Bystander Training added to their ...

Calls for Scottish Government to raise medical school cap

18th September 2020

Royal College of Physicians Glasgow says no student should miss a place as England’s Health Secretary announces a “review” of expanding the cap south the border. The Scottish government is now facing pressure to review the limits of prospective students applying for medical school places in Scotland after England’s health and social care secretary Matt ...