Grenada
NMO GENERAL INFORMATION
Grenada IFMSA - Grenada
LANGUAGE
REQUIRED LANGUAGE
English
English
(GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
East Caribbean dollar
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Grenada (IFMSA - Grenada) - St. George's University (St. George)

10 SCOPE STUDENTS
3 SCORE STUDENTS
SCOPE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
SCORE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
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NEOs
Matthew Carvey
NOREs
Polun Chou
Polun Chou
WELCOME NOTE
Welcome to IFMSA-Grenada! We hope you consider an exchange with us!
OVERVIEW

Who we are:

IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students' Associations) Grenada is the SGU Chapter of the larger IFMSA organization of international medical students.  IFMSA is the only United Nations (UN)-, and World Health Organization (WHO)-recognized international medical student organization.

 

Our Mission:

To foster an international medical community and provide unique professional opportunities to students, while helping local communities through health-related charity work.

HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
The university has a 24 hour clinic. Grenada has a National's funded General Hospital and several private clinics available around the city St. George's. There is also psychiastric clinic. at Mt. Gay.
MEDICAL EDUCATION
St. George's University, School of Medicine is a 4 year medical education program. The first two years are basic science studies located in Grenada and the final two years take place at one of many clinical sites in the United States. Professional Exchanges for IFMSA take place in the General Hospital in Grenada.
TRANSPORTATION
St. George's Universty buses are free and run from early morning to 2am, which provide transportation to the beach, University Club House, grocery stores, and restaurants along the way. Getting into town and around the island is easy with taxi services available at all hours of the day.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Seasonal provision of social programs include:
- Cricket matches
- Boat, snorkeling, and scuba diving trips (at additional cost)
- Hash runs with Grenadian Hash Harriers
- Dolphin, giant turtles, crab races, monkey feeding
- Waterfall and rain forest hikes
- Carib beer / rum  tasting
- Fish Fridays (local fish dishes, drinks, and music)
- Beach trips
- Cacao plantation trips with cacao tea tasting
MUST SEE
Hikes, Fish Friday, turtles when in season, chocolate factory, snorkeling, island tours, and scuba diving.
CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Lifestyle in Grenada is very laid back. We like to say things run on Caribbean time. The people are ever so kind and the local people are very easy to talk to.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Student should apply for a Tourist/Student visa if necessary.
Please stay updated on diseases such as Zika, Dengue, and yellow fever. 
Consider obtaining travel insurance, DAN insurance for diver.