2018 Medicine Admissions
Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.
WUB is located on the south east coast of Barbados in the parish of St. Philip. The parish has the Atlantic Ocean as its coastline and residents enjoy the tranquil breezes of the trade winds. On your way to the campus, one can witness the majestic planes of the sugar cane fields. Approximately 15 minutes away from the campus is the Grantley Adams International Airport. Also 15 minutes away, in Six Roads, is the Emerald City Complex which contains various businesses (Carlton Supermarket, Barbados National Bank, Post Office, Electronics & Houseware Store, etc.). Across the street, is the local fast food restaurant, Chefette. There are numerous bus stops along the way. The bus ride into the City of Bridgetown is approximately 30-45 minutes.
The campus is 2,000 square metres with a 400-seat auditorium. It also features a library, fitness center, student lounge, onsite dining and banking. There are computer labs and 19 classrooms, equipped with state of the art digital media equipment.
For our students living on campus students there are 100 units with en-suite bathrooms. The occupancy for these rooms are 5 students per room. Each room is equipped with internet. There are 30 additional units for off-campus living, only 5-minutes walking distance from the campus. All off-campus units are available to students at an affordable rate and include a bed, internet connection, DirectTV, A/C, en-suite bathroom, large and small kitchen appliances.
Casa Grande Hotel is attached to the main campus building and serves as a place to live for our faculty members, administrators and visiting professors. Short term students and their families are welcomed to utilize the hotel.
An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.
An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.
Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.
Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.