Welcome to IFMSA-Grenada! We hope you will consider an exchange with us!
Who we are:
IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students' Associations) Grenada is the St. George's University 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.
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 nationally funded General Hospital and several private clinics available around the city of St. George's. There is also psychiatric clinic located on Mt. Gay.
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, Europe or Canada. Professional Exchanges for the IFMSA take place at the Public General Hospital in St. George, Grenada.
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. Student's will be shuttled from the main true blue campus to the general hospital every morning, then shuttled back after their exchange. This is organized by the International Students Office at St. George's University (SGU).
Waterfall hikes, Fish Friday's, the turtles will be starting to travel back to Grenada June-July, great live music, chocolate factory, snorkeling, beautiful beaches, and scuba diving.
Lifestyle in Grenada is very laid back. We like to say things run on 'Caribbean Time'. The people are ever so kind and the locals are very easy to talk to. When you see a group of Grenadians in a group laughing and talking, we call this 'Liming.'
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Student should apply for a Tourist visa EARLY if necessary. Please check https://www.worldtravelguide.net/guides/caribbean/grenada/passport-visa/
to see if your country requires a Visa in order to enter Grenada. A return ticket must be puchased prior to entry into Grenada (no one-way tickets allowed).
Please stay updated on diseases such as Dengue, and yellow fever.
Consider obtaining travel insurance, DAN insurance for diver.