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Ben Ambrose

Managing Director

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Ben Ambrose - Managing Director

Ben Ambrose is the Managing Director and founder of Medical Doorway. Ben, a Physiotherapist by background, served in the NHS from 2000 – 2005. After leaving the clinical environment Ben became a lecturer in the Faculty of Health at Keele University in Staffordshire, teaching on a variety of topics including, anatomy, musculoskeletal diagnostics, therapeutics and health economics. Ben took a leading role in interprofessional education, facilitating collaborative working between students studying on the full range of professional medical and health degrees.

While at Keele, Ben spent a lot of his time inspiring students from across the world to come to the UK to pursue their medical and health studies. Ben has worked with students from Brunei, Hong Kong, Korea, India, Malaysia, Turkey, Uganda, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and many European Union countries. In 2010 Ben was presented with the Keele University Individual Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

In 2011 Ben founded Outreach Education which pioneered FREE of charge advice and application management for UK students pursuing international education. Outreach Education was acquired by PlattForm and merged with The Student World bringing together the two main actors in the UK international education space.

Students and Universities know Ben for his energy and enthusiasm in opening up places and opportunities for all.

Why did you set up Medical Doorway?

My experience at Keele University, Outreach and The Student World made me acutely aware of the need for a Medicine/Health specific advisory and application management service that puts the students at the centre of operations. I am lucky to have had the chance to pursue such a rewarding career in health education and I was inspired to give other people the same kind of opportunities I have had. Medical Doorway was the logical step to implement a vision and utilise the experience I have had in international medical/health education.

News & Events

Outreach Activity
  • Outreach Visit to Dulwich College in London

    Ben Ambrose Presenting at Dulwich College On Thursday 19th May Medical Doorway continued our UK school outreach at Dulwich...

  • Outreach Visit to Antwerp International School

    Ben Ambrose (CEO) delivered the presentation at Antwerp International School Following our presentations at the Global Forums...

  • Medical Doorway’s Open Day returned to the RSM

    After a one-year Covid-19 mandated gap we were delighted to be back at the Royal Society of Medicine for our annual Open...

Selection & Enrolment
  • Online Medicine/Dentistry Entrance Exams for students in Asia

    We are looking forward to being back in Hong Kong in-person from December 2023. The loosening and ending of Covid-19 restrictions...

  • London entrance exams return with Masaryk University

    For the first time since 2019 we were able to conduct an in-person entrance exam for Masaryk University. Due the Covid-19...

  • Gomel State Medical University: February Enrolment – Apply Now!

    Following a successful enrolment in October 2021 we are delighted to announce that Gomel State Medical University has a February...

Media & Articles
  • St. George’s University campus visits in the Caribbean and UK

    Medical Doorway visited the SGU Campus in Northumbria Over the past week the Medical Doorway team have been visiting St....

  • Webinar for Medical Students in Ukraine – 7th March 2022

    Medical Doorway has bene closely following the horrific situation in Ukraine. This war, caused by Russian president Vladimir...

  • Another increase in applications to UK medical schools

    Applications for 2022 are up 54% on the numbers from five-years ago. Data released recently from UCAS has shown another increase...

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