Study In Caribbean
Caribbean has been gaining popularity as a study abroad destination as students search for authentic experiences that are unavailable back home. In order to have the best study abroad experience possible, it is vital that you have a clear idea of what you want so that you can choose the program that is most suited for you. Below are some factors that you should consider, and conduct further research, so that you can make an informed decision. Afterall, studying abroad is often one of the best college memories one can have, and you certainly want to do it right!
In the Caribbean, books, bachelor's degrees and classes happily coexist alongside beaches and boats. The islands of the Caribbean have come together in support of superior high education, with the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions acting as a catalyst for collaboration and cooperation in higher education. This means that you can rest assured that you will receive a high quality education. Are you are interested in the field of medicine? The Caribbean is a popular destination for medical school with its small student-professor ratios and the benefits of personalized attention. Universities in the Caribbean also have an extremely diverse study body, thus you can expect to have a truly international experience both inside and outside of the classroom.
A piece of good news is that most students who choose to enrol at a university need not spend extra time learning a foreign language before initiating their studies. English is spoken in the Caribbean, and this will certainly make adjusting to life and school there easier and quicker.
There are a number of scholarship opportunities available in the Caribbean. You can contact us for more information on that.
Visa requirements vary from country to country in the Caribbean, thus it is crucial that you check the necessary details from the specific consultant/embassy. As a general rule however, student visas for the Caribbean must be renewed each year and the documents required include criminal record certificate, medical certificate, legible photocopy of your National Identity Document and acceptance certification of the University you will be attending.
Social Life and Student Culture:
Studying in the Caribbean means that you will often find yourself whiling days away on the beach and in its clear waters. From the famous Punta Cana coastline in Dominican Republic to Playa Paraiso in Cuba, it is no surprise that the Caribbean beaches are a popular gathering for students and locals alike. Feeling active? Jump on a jet-ski with your friend or go scuba diving amongst one of the Caribbean's beautiful coral reefs. When fatigue sets in, you can look forward to strengthening friendships while chilling on glistening sandy beaches and dining by the beach with the wind in your hair.
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