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St. George’s University Holds Second Commencement Ceremony in Botswana

Thirty-five Batswana graduates from St George’s University, the centre of international education on the Caribbean island of Grenada, will celebrate their achievement at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, 19 November at the Botswana TraveLodge in the country’s capital city. This is the second time that such a graduation ceremony has been held outside the United States in the 40 year ... Read More »

St. George’s University Hosts Veterinary Students from Denmark

Veterinary students from the University of Copenhagen Veterinary School in Denmark recently spent two weeks at St. George’s as part of the International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program.  Twelve  students were given the chance to immerse themselves in Grenada’s culture as well as gain an understanding of life as a veterinary medical student while gaining experience in the veterinary ... Read More »

SGU School of Medicine Students Join Medical Students from Around the World at IFMSA General Assembly in Mexico

Over 800 medical students recently gathered in Puebla, Mexico for the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA) general assembly, including a team of seven students from the IFMSA-Grenada association.  Focusing on the theme Global Vaccine Action Plan, the assembly addressed the importance of vaccinations in the prevention of epidemics and discussed solutions aimed at increasing vaccination rates in developing ... Read More »

Professor Ian McConnell Delivers Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

Professor Ian McConnell, most recognized for his fundamental discoveries on the immune system, drew upon his distinguished career in research while delivering the Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at Bourne Hall on November 8. His address, titled “One Health: Successes and Opportunities,” focused on the immunology of infectious diseases of both animals and man, and was delivered to an audience ... Read More »

Spring 2017 White Coat Ceremonies – Jan 13, 27 and 28, 2017

Each term, a White Coat Ceremony is held for first term students in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. This ceremony marks entry into the noble profession of medicine or veterinary medicine. In Grenada, the ceremony dates coincide with Beyond Spice Family Weekend. Families are able to take advantage of all that Family Weekend has to offer without missing ... Read More »

Graduate Seminar by Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges – Wednesday, January, 18, 2017

On January 18, 2017, Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., will speak on the topic: “Novel Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease”, at WINDREF Conference Room, True Blue Campus from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Read More »

St George’s University to Bring its Graduation Celebrations to Botswana on Saturday, November 19, 2016

St George’s University will host its 2nd commencement ceremony for its Batswana graduates and alumni on Saturday, November 19 at the Travelodge Conference Centre in Gaborone, Botswana. This is the second time in its almost 40 year history that the University has held a graduation ceremony outside the United States or Grenada.   Read More »

9th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 17th Annual WINDREF Lecture – Wednesday, January 18, 2017

On January 18, 2017, St. George’s University will host its 9th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 17th Annual WINDREF Lecture. Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., will speak on the topic: “Rise of Sickle Cell disease and novel approaches to its treatment”, at Bourne Lecture Hall, True Blue Campus from 5:30 to 6:30pm. Read More »

12th Beyond Spice Family Weekend – January 26-29, 2017

St. George’s University Family Weekend gives an insider’s view of the island, its people and the university.  Our beautiful True Blue campus plays host to the families of our enrolled students. Family Weekenders get to see the campus, meet the administration and experience what the beautiful island of Grenada has to offer. Read More »

8th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 16th Annual WINDREF Lecture – Tuesday, November 8, 2016

On November 8, 2016, St. George’s University will host its 8th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 16th Annual WINDREF Lecture. Professor Ian McConnell, Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Science, University of Cambridge, will speak on the topic: “One Health: Lessons from the Past, and Future Opportunities”, Bourne Lecture Hall, True Blue Campus at 6pm with a reception to follow at ... Read More »

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