While on placement in our partner hospital in Sri Lanka you’ll have the opportunity to work in departments like ICU, O&G, and General Surgery. This unique overseas experience will both challenge your existing skills, and give you plenty more to take home. Anuradhapura also boasts more than 50 Buddhist temples, shrines and stupas, earning its title as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read what our students think below!
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