St. George’s University and Tung Wah College (TWC) in Hong Kong S.A.R., China, have signed a memorandum of understanding that opens the door for graduates of TWC’s Bachelor of Medical Science or Bachelor of Health Science programs to enter graduate programs at SGU.
Tung Wah College’s Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) program was established in January 2013, with majors that include basic medical sciences, forensic science, medical laboratory science, radiation therapy, and veterinary health studies. St. George’s University and TWC will work together to create a semester-based exchange program that will enhance students’ international learning experience.
“St. George’s University is pleased to have partnered with Tung Wah College and we look forward to welcoming medical students from this college to Grenada in the near future,” said St. George’s University Chancellor Charles R. Modica. “Tung Wah College is dedicated to providing its students with a tremendous platform for their careers, and we are excited about playing a role in developing these individuals into outstanding, well-rounded doctors.”
In addition to students, faculty members from each institution will be invited to the other for their own enhancement, including in teaching, training, and research.
The relationship further strengthens a pipeline from Hong Kong to St. George’s University School of Medicine. Three Hong Kong students are currently attending SGU, and six have gone on to earn their MDs from the University.
Established in 2010, Tung Wah College is a subsidiary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, offering students a wide range of health care and medical sciences programs. Through them, TWC’s mission is provide high-quality education while also instilling in its students a sense of social responsibility. Tung Wah College is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).