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Another American university could reach Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday, December 28, 2018 – As
The final preparations are made for approximately 1,500 students and staff who
will be at the School of Medicine of the Ross University when it starts operating
Next month, the government has revealed that it is in talks to bring another
American University to Barbados.

Speaking during a tour of the residential community that will welcome students and staff from Ross University, who moved from Dominica earlier this year, Prime Minister Mia Mottley revealed yesterday that the government hopes to conclude talks with the University of Chamberlain,
offering degree programs for nurses and health professions.

"We want to perfect what we
do with Ross first, while at the same time we have a conversation with
Barbados Community College and Chamberlain," he said, although he did not give
More details.

"As you know, the
Government of Barbados is already in the provision of nursing education, but we
feel through the association that we can offer better and more, especially considering that
there is a global shortage of nurses we experience in today's world. "

Mottley expressed
satisfaction with the provisions made for Ross students and staff at The
Villages at Coverley, while the developer Mark Maloney said that it was a good example
Of the public sector, private sector and government collaboration

"Only three and a half
months ago, we were discussing and facilitating the Ross to Coverley … and
doing everything right now is phenomenal and shows what can happen in
Barbados when they all come together, "he said.

Ross's students are
I hope he arrives as soon as tomorrow.

And the Prime Minister said that having hundreds of additional students would give the economy a boost

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