Victoria University of Barbados, School of Medicine (VUB) is one of the fastest growing medical universities located in Bridgetown, 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 best medical education and facilitate medical aspirants excel in medicine, clinical practice, research, and patient care, VUB aims at providing the world with a cadre of physicians who are not just equipped with the latest medical knowledge but are also empathetic 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 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 with stress 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 with clinical rotations in Asian and Caribbean countries. International medical exposure at such a younger age 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. We make sure that during their 5-Year stay with us, students feel safe, live happily, and study productively. That’s why we have built a campus that houses furnished hostel facilities, mess facility for nutritious and hygienic food, 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 connect, we have built a culture of inclusion, diversity, and friendliness where students from different countries come together with their own suitcase of culture 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 keep arranging refreshing and recreational activities for our students with the support of the relaxing gardens, splashing beaches, delicate nature and exotic locations in the aesthetic beauty of Barbados.
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 institution for MBBS in Barbados which will also be instrumental in making VUB a Top Medical University in Barbados.
For those young medical aspirants who believe in the practice of evidence-based medicine, who don’t accept the things as they are and whose curiosity keeps them challenging the state of the elements, who believe in making their own space in their field, who believe that their involvement in medicine can provide the world with better healthcare and who believe in the self-development in holistic form, Victoria University of Barbados is the place to be.
We invite you and all the medical aspirants to come to Victoria University of Barbados, study medicine in Barbados and become a doctor!