Program Details

In addition to the core curriculum taught by Gary Flomenhoft, students enrolled in this semester course will have the opportunity to enroll in additional courses offerred by UWI according to their own interests.
Location:
Bridgetown, Barbados
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Spend a semester studying renewable energy, climate change, and sustainability at The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. While in Barbados you will enroll in the The University of the West Indies, live on campus with other students and have the opportunity to interact with and learn from students from across the Caribbean. Through your coursework, hand-on field experience, and intercultural interaction you will have an empowering experience learning and contributing to the solution of energy supply, climate change mitigation, and sustainability, while developing practical and marketable skills.

In addition to the core curriculum taught by Gary Flomenhoft, students enrolled in this semester course will have the opportunity to enroll in additional courses offerred by UWI according to their own interests.

Setting Description:
The University of the West Indies is a public university system serving 18 British Commonwealths or Territories in the Caribbean. The aim of the university is to help “unlock the potential for economic growth” in the West Indies, this allowing for improved regional autonomy. The Cave Hill campus overlooks the island’s capital and principal commercial center, Bridgetown, which is just five miles away. The campus maintains much of its original architecture of simple low rise buildings. The scenic attractiveness and relatively small size of the university community creates an inviting, intimate and friendly atmosphere.
Cost:
Program Tuition Includes: Course delivery and instruction Accommodations Three meals per day Multiple field trips during semester and scheduled educational, cultural and service activities Comprehensive Travel Insurance and medical coverage through UWI Additional Program Related Expenses: Airfare to Bridgetown, Barbados and travel related expenses Applicable passport or visa fees Course textbooks, course packet and materials Supplemental meals or snacks Personal spending money

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