2018 Medicine Admissions
Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.
The safety of our students, staff and guests is of paramount importance, thus we have provided 24/7 security personnel and digital monitoring.
Barbados is a country with a low crime rate. According to the United States Department of State Travel Advisory has assessed crime on the island at level one and advises that visitors exercise normal precautions.
The general hospital is the Queen Elizabeth Hospital located on Martindale’s Road near the City. Approximately 45 minutes away from the campus.
If you require medical assistance at any time, students are asked to contact the student coordinator or Vice Dean. In case of an emergency whilst off campus:
Ambulance - Dial 511
Fire - Dial 311
Police - Dial 211
Barbados Coast Guard -VHF Channel 16, call code 8 PAPA ZULU, or (246)-427-8819.
The water service in Barbados is reliable and regulated by the Barbados Water Authority. Our water is safe to drink. You should drink plenty of it to remain hydrated. Feel free to refill your bottles at any water fountain. Filtered bottled water is available from the largest supermarket to the smallest corner shop.
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.