The Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group is a unique global university network of Health Sciences staff and students that includes members from 18 universities worldwide, and a collaborative group of Universitas 21.

We provide Health Sciences Faculty of member universities a framework for exploring opportunities for:

▶ collaborative research

▶ information exchange

▶ and sharing of resources.

Our group includes the discipline areas of Dentistry, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Public Health.

As a collaborative network, we work together on numerous interdisciplinary projects and activities for both staff and students of relevance to the Health Sciences with a focus on global health issues.


U21 HSG Annual Meeting 2019 – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting 2019 hosted by the University of Glasgow on the 9th – 13th September 2019.

The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Safe and Sound: Improving Healthcare Education’ and will include a focus on the Scottish approaches to healthcare improvement, as well as the methodology and benefits of research in the undergraduate curriculum. Issues of safety and wellbeing for our students will also be addressed.

Please click here to register online and for further details of the meeting, including an outline programme.

A full detailed programme will be added to the webpage and circulated nearer to the event.

Registration will close on Monday 12th August 2019.


Sustainable Development Goals Student Workshop

Members from the Sustainable Development Goals Group ran another successful SDG Student Workshop at University College Dublin earlier this month attracting over 50 students from five U21 HSG member universities.

Themed around helping students understand the UN SDGs and stimulate interprofessional problem solving, the group listened to presentations on key topics as well as working together on various case studies both relating directly to the SDGs.

Details of future SDG Student Workshops will be added here.



Nursing Study Tour, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile - Student applications open!

Applications are now open for students to participate in the Nursing Study Tour taking place both in October 2019 and July 2020 in Santiago, Chile.

This experience is open to all students of nursing from U21 HSG universities and there will be 12 places available per session.

Click here for more details.

Keep in touch

College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

+44 (0)121 415 8830