SGU has students and educators from around the world with more than 200 students from Africa currently enrolled in the University. In addition, SGU has brought in over 1,300 faculty members from all over the globe, including more than 60 from Africa, to create an unparalleled international educational environment.
African students are made to feel welcome on campus by The African Cultural Students Association, an active student group that brings together the cultures of students of African descent and works to share this culture with the SGU community . The Botswana Medical Student Association also maintains a sub-branch on campus.
SGU sits at the center of a global network of academic, medical, and scientific collaborators and is perhaps the most organically international academic community in the world. SGU alumni, who come from varying academic systems and culture, speaking different languages, stand beside their colleagues who hail from the best schools in the world, having matched their performance on top qualifying exams.
SGU's $250 million plus, technologically-advanced campus with over 70 state-of-the-art buildings create the perfect environment in which to learn, investigate, play, and make lifelong networks of colleagues and friends from around the world.
SGU has contributed over 12,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students and graduates from over 140 countries, including more than 550 from Africa. They are practicing in every state in the US, as well as Canada, UK, and other countries around the world. According to the American Medical Association, SGU has contributed more doctors into the US healthcare system than two-thirds of the US medical schools.
SGU helps students manage the overwhelming amount of information they have to retain in a very short period of time with its commitment to proactive student academic support services. SGU’s Department of Educational Services helps students learn study skills, time management, test-taking skills, and other skills necessary to master complex, ever-changing scientific material needed as a foundation for clinical practice and lifelong learning.