Aspiring Medical Students

Applying to Oxbridge

I applied to study medicine at Cambridge because I wanted to become a doctor, and my teachers thought I had a good chance of getting in. Knowing what I now know, would I advise all prospective students with top grades to apply there? No. The experience of studying at Oxbridge is different to other universities …

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Becoming a Medical Student Ambassador

Medical Student Ambassador Opportunity Becoming a Doctor are looking for enthusiastic medical students to be official Becoming a Doctor Ambassadors. We are a team of enthusiastic doctors, medical students and advisors supporting prospective and current medical students. The team organise a national conference, school talks, workshops and masterclasses to help prospective and current medical students. We …

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Non-traditional routes to medical school: BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences

When most people think of medicine, they have the idea of a standard five-year course at a medical school and at the end of it they’re doctors… easy right? wrong. Medical applications are currently at one of the highest they’ve been yet the number of spaces available have remained the same, so what happens to …

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Meet the Becoming a Doctor Team Kate Raj Kristen Gursh Cameron Johno Sunny Dan Be Part of Bad Meghna Matt Ben Sandeep Ehsaan Tanya Amy Connor Anthony Declan Elliot Be Part of Bad Sukrit Abbie Guleed Ramara Be Part of Bad Ollie Matt Gloria Vinay Rebecca Sophie Jack Emma Be Part of Bad

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Elliot is a St George’s graduate currently working as an F1 Doctor in East London. As the first in his family to apply to university, Elliot is well aware of the barriers that can be faced in trying to get to medical school. He is passionate about widening access to medicine for underrepresented groups.
 He was the representative for St George’s on the BMA Medical Students Committee, and has done lots of work with local schools and colleges to raise awareness of medicine as a career, as well as working on admissions policies with the widening participation team St George’s. Elliot is part of the @BecomingaDr outreach team and National Health Careers Conference Team.