Victoria University of Barbados, School of Medicine (VUB) is one of the medical universities located in Warrens, St. Michael, the capital city of Barbados, a beautiful and charming island country in the Caribbean region of North America.
Established in 2017 with a vision to deliver the best medical education and facilitate medical aspirants who excel in medicine, clinical practice, research, and patient care. VUB aims to provide the world with a cadre of physicians who are not just equipped with the latest medical knowledge but are also empathetic and caring individuals.
VUB is chartered/ licensed and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Barbados, recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI), registered with Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), and listed in World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).
Currently, VUB offers a 5-Year MD Program (equivalent to MBBS) based on the US medical curriculum and facilitates International Clinical Rotations to enable the students to get global medical exposure and be ready for the international practice of medicine.
For better rapport between students and faculty members and personalized learning experiences, VUB maintains an apt student-teacher ratio. The entire course is taught in English medium by highly qualified faculty recruited from India, Barbados, and other Caribbean countries focusing on Integrated Learning Program, Problem-based Learning, and Structured Interactive Studies.
To provide the students with hands-on experience in clinical practice and patient treatment, VUB offers its students clinical rotations in Asian and Caribbean countries. International medical exposure helps our medical aspirants develop skills for the international practice of medicine, and our recognitions ensure that after completion of their MBBS in Barbados, they can practice in the country of their choice.
At VUB, we don’t just take care of the medical education of our students, but their life as well. During their 5-Year stay with us, we make sure that students feel safe, live happily, and study productively. That’s why we have built a campus that houses furnished hostel facilities, located conveniently next to both eating and leisure facilities. We also ensure the safety of our staff and students with monitored access to the facility, equipped with things required for a modern lifestyle, and ensure the safety of the entire VUB members.
To make every student have a sense of belonging and connection, we have built a culture of inclusion, diversity, and friendliness where students from different countries come together with their cultural practices and contribute to the diversity here while learning the values of others too!
We believe in the holistic development of students. To ensure that our students don’t just excel in medicine but other aspects of life as well. We periodically arrange exciting recreational activities for our diverse range of students. Many of these include retreats within the natural, exotic aesthetic of Barbados’ gardens, beaches and wildlife.
Among many advantages of studying MBBS in Barbados, our focused approach to quality medical education, affordability, recognition, and all-round development approach has made VUB one of the most sought-after institutions for MBBS in Barbados, which will also be instrumental in making VUB a Top Medical University in Barbados.
Students adept at problem solving, a natural curiosity for the intricate workings of the human body and a yearning to better global healthcare are encouraged to apply. Through evidence-based medicine and holistic self-development, we strive to produce competent, compassionate and ethical future physicians.