The academic catalog outlines the AAU medical degree program and serves as a valuable resource for students. Some of the information contained in the catalog includes Medical Sciences course descriptions; a detailed listing of the required clerkships; faculty credentials; policies and procedures; and academic performance guidelines.
The government of Guyana requires all students to have a local health insurance coverage while on the island. AAU has arranged for a student health insurance policy through University. Students have the opportunity to enroll dependents with the insurance company during registration.
Clinical students are required to have health insurance, provided through AETNA, in order to rotate. Learn more about health insurance for clinical students here.
The Administrative Review and Grievance Procedures
The Administrative Review and Grievance Procedures document provides the process for filing an informal complaint with the Van Wormer Judiciary Committee and filing a formal complaint with AAU administration with regard to student conduct and further outlines the possible disciplinary actions and opportunities for appeal of the outcome of an Administrative Review.
Policy on Non-Discrimination
The Policy on Non-Discriminaton outlines rules, definitions, resources, and responsibilities in regards to complaints allegations of discrimination.
Policy on Sexual Misconduct Response and Prevention
The Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Harassment document sets procedures, definitions, and rules for complaints of alleged sexual misconduct or harassment.
See the other pages in this section for more specifics about life at AAU, from your travel and housing options to the many student organizations and recreational opportunities that await you.
Students are captivated by the unique blend of African, English and French cultures of Guyana. They can immerse themselves in Guyana’s rich history, dining at a local restaurant in the picturesque capital of St. George’s, as native music fills the air. Though many languages are spoken, English is the national language.
The community has proudly embraced the University and its students. For all the years students and community members have lived in peace, with a mutual respect that is genuine and admired. In turn, AAU has been a vital contributor to the Island through both financial and humanitarian means. AAU is proud that its students, graduates and faculty are dedicated to improving the lives of both old and young on the Island.
When students arrive on AAU, they are transported to a place of serenity, cultural diversity and warmth. Home, at least for the time being, is the pastel-tinted architecture of the majestic True Blue Campus, a state of-the-art multi-million dollar campus that includes cutting edge teaching facilities, labs, library, research institute and more. Their backyard is the breathtaking lapis blue waters and extraordinary reefs of the Caribbean Sea.
RELAX AND REFUEL
In addition, Guyana, the largest island in the Caribbean invites students to explore its many activities and events. In one day, a student could visit the Guyana Botanical Gardens, roam the many pathways, romantic bridges and gazebos of this oasis in the morning, and then return to campus for a hands-on lab on exotic, wildlife species.
Students are captivated by the unique blend of the African, English and French cultures of Guyana. They can immerse themselves in Guyana’s rich history, dining at a local restaurant in the picturesque capital of St. George’s, as native music fills the air. Though many languages are spoken, English is the national language.
The Georgetown community has proudly embraced AAU and its students. Students and community members live at peace, with a mutual respect that is genuine and admired. In turn, AAU has become a vital contributor to the island financially and through humanitarian efforts. AAU is proud that its students, graduates and faculty are dedicated to improving the lives of both old and young on the Island.