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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"There were stark differences when it came to confidentiality, privacy and dignity."Read more
The doctors and nurses are supremely knowledgeable and excellent teachers.Read more
"I had the chance to scrub into the surgical theatre and assist in a hernia mesh replacement surgery."Read more
"I marvelled at how the doctors overcame a multitude of challenges."Read more
"One thing I found challenging was the lack of use of local anaesthetic before spinal anaesthesia."Read more
"One of the highlights for me was completing a 24-hour duty shift. It was eye-opening."Read more
"I had many preconceptions about what medicine in a Sri Lanka would be like. Most of them turned out not to be true."Read more
"I would absolutely recommend a medical internship overseas. It is well organized and provides structure and I felt support throughout".Read more
"Take every chance you get — my Work the World experience in Kathmandu was that chance for me".Read more
"There was routine use of prescription drugs to augment labour, and routine episiotomies".Read more