Abbey College Manchester Secures International Partnership

by | Mar 26, 2019 | Education | 0 comments

Abbey College Manchester is celebrating a pioneering new partnership with the highly-regarded St George’s University in Grenada, benefitting aspiring Medicine and Veterinary Medicine students.

The leading independent college is presenting its students with an invaluable opportunity to enter onto degree programmes as it secures the affiliation with the prestigious University. Founded as an Independent School of Medicine, St George’s has now evolved into one of the top International Education Institutions.

As part of the unique programme, students will begin their studies at the University of Northumbria, before experiencing the state-of-the-art facilities that St George’s has to offer whilst enjoying the rich culture of the colourful Caribbean island. All on offer, while receiving a first-class education in their chosen field of study.

Abbey College Manchester students recently benefitted from an insightful talk delivered by Pier Larosa from St George’s University, who gave an overview of the programme, its entry requirements, and highly-impressive facilities that they have in both Grenada and their UK base in Newcastle.

For students studying A-levels, the entry criteria is AAB in Biology and Chemistry with Maths or Physics however, it is also possible for those not studying A-levels to be accepted onto this much-coveted programme via the college’s International Foundation Medicine Pathway. Students are welcome to apply during any point of the academic year and those wishing to enrol on the unique course will participate in a rigorous selection process including an interview, the submission of a personal statement, two letters of recommendations and to have undertaken appropriate work experience.

Successful students are also eligible to apply for the sought-after St George’s University International Peace Scholarship which, if awarded, is spread through the duration of the course. 

Liz Elam, Principal at Abbey College Manchester commented, “We are thrilled about our new partnership with the highly-regarded St George’s University in Grenada, and the opportunities that we are now able to offer to our students to continue their studies amongst the vibrant culture of the Caribbean. The programme provides a unique and exciting prospect for aspiring doctors and veterinary physicians here at Abbey College Manchester, and we look forward to seeing our students progress and benefit from this venture.”

Abbey College is a leading independent college in the heart of Manchester, with a fast-growing and vibrant community.

There are over 200 students at the college, comprising a mix of students from the local area and other countries. The college offers A-Level, GCSE, Combined Studies and International Foundation Programmes.

For more information on Abbey College visit, or call 0161 817 2700.

Author : Emily Fitzgibbons

Editor at The Glossy Magazine | Journalist & Office Manager at Salutions Limited

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