By Admin. Updated 2:19 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2023, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).
Saint James School of Medicine has announced a
partnership with ARGO Development Studio to design and build a new campus in St.
Vincent and the Grenadines.
The medical school which currently operates a campus at Arnos Vale – St. Vincent and the Grenadines made the announcement on Wednesday via a press release.
The school said the campus will be constructed at Golden Vale, East St. George.
“Construction on the new campus is expected to begin soon, with projected completion in mid-2024,” the Saint James School of Medicine said.
In the press release, the school described St. Vincent and the Grenadines as a “picturesque island nation which boasts stunning natural beauty and a welcoming community.”
“The EC$13 million state-of-the-art medical school will offer a top-notch education to students from around the world and will serve as a hub for research and innovation in the medical field,” the Saint James School of Medicine said.
In the press release, Saint James School of Medicine, said it is “a leading Caribbean medical school that it has engaged ARGO Development Studio (www.argo-ds.com) an international,
award-winning architectural practice specializing in digital construction and climate
intelligence based in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with offices throughout the
Caribbean, Dublin, and New York, to build a brand new medical school campus on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.”
“The partnership between Saint James School of Medicine and ARGO is a significant
investment in the future of medical education in the Caribbean region. The new
campus will feature state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technologies, ensuring that
students receive a world-class education that prepares them for successful careers in
medicine,” the school said.
The rest of the press release:
“We are excited to be partnering with ARGO to build our new medical school campus
on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,” said Mr. Kaushik Guha, the Vice-President of
Saint James School of Medicine. “This is an exciting time for our school and medical education in the Caribbean. With this new campus, we will offer our students a modern, world-class education that prepares them for a successful medical career.”
ARGO is known for its innovative and sustainable approach to architecture and design. They have a proven track record of designing stunning and functional buildings with over USD 1 billion currently under construction and has delivered over 20 million sq ft of projects in the Caribbean and Ireland over the last 10 years. Their expertise and experience will be invaluable as they work with the Saint James School of Medicine to design and build the new campus.
“We are thrilled to be working with Saint James School of Medicine on this exciting project,” said David Campion ARGO. “Our team is committed to creating a modern, sustainable, and functional campus that meets the needs of students, faculty, and staff while also complementing the natural beauty of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. We look forward to working with the Saint James team to make this vision a reality.”
Construction on the new campus is expected to begin soon, with projected completion
in mid-2024. Once complete, the new campus will be a beacon of innovation and excellence in medical education, including a one of kind Bachelors program in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, attracting students from around the world to study and learn on the beautiful island of Saint Vincent and
Saint James School of Medicine offers academic excellence with tutoring and one-on-
one mentoring for those pursuing scientific instruction in medicine. For more
information, contact SJSM at 800-542-1553 or visit http://www.sjsm.org.