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April 26, 2019

Connie Osborne

Vice President 2018/19

When the morning of the Pan-London Moulage Day arrived, I praised the weather Gods when I looked out of the window; by some miracle it was sunny, despite being early February. When the same event was to supposed to have run last year...

April 24, 2019

More from our 2019 Elective Series! We got final year members of KCLWMS to send us an account of their global electives, to inspire our current students. 

Louise Aaron

St Vincent & The Grenadines

Anaesthetics

Location: St Vincent and the Grenadines, Milton Cato Memorial ho...

April 24, 2019

We've collected reports from some of our final year members whilst on their electives.

We've loved receiving updates from them and we also hope this might inspire and help our 3rd and 4th years to plan their own elective placements...

James Pigott

New Zealand

Paediat...

April 24, 2019

After a highly successful Yorkshire Three Peaks last spring, this year KCLWMS took on a new endeavour in South Wales. 18 of our members took part in 3 different challenges, all of which were designed to test endurance and map reading skills; Silver, Gold and Platinum.

C...

August 21, 2018

Liz Ewing - Expedition Officer 2018

Having met the night before in the beautiful city of Ljubljana, our team of 19 bused east to Kranjska Gora, a town sat at the foot of the Vršič Pass.

A 10km walk through woodland, and for some the first experience of hiking several kil...

October 20, 2016

A report on the events of our 2016 summer cycling expedition in France, from expedition lead Johannes...

Saturday 

  • Early flight, assembling, dissembling the bikes and cycled to Thonon Les Bains from Geneva Airport

  • We met Cezanne at the camp site

  • We were all...

March 12, 2015

At the end of February 2015, twenty excited WMS members made the journey (once again capped at 63mph!) to visit the Somerset and Avon Cliff and Mountain Rescue team.

We were cordially welcomed to Swallet Farm, a 17th century farmhouse nestling in a rural haven, with coo...

What better way to initiate the year’s programme than a Surfing Social set to celebrate a plethora of exciting society events?

18 King’s medics, nurses and allied course students set out in an enormous minibus, heading west to enjoy the last warmth of the summer’s ocean...

November 3, 2011

On Halloween weekend this year, eleven KCL wilderness medics headed off to Bristol for the society’s inaugural freshers’ trip. All we had been told was that the Somerset and Avon Search and Rescue Team were going to be entertaining us for the weekend – and entertain us...

The very first trip of KCLWMS was held over the weekend of the 18th of June in Patterdale in the Lake District. Passing briefly over the not so brief journey we all eventually arrived in our camping barn. Camping barn is an inadequate way to describe the beautiful litt...

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