Ever thought about studying in the Caribbean? The University of the West Indies (UWI) could be the destination for you.
In this episode, London- born, Tahirah M Smith shares how she decided to leave the UK to study in the Caribbean We discuss how her experiences as a student at both UWI Cave Hill, Barbados and UWI Mona, Jamaica compared with her studies in the UK.
Tahirah talks through the application process for study at the University of the West Indies, and reveals how nationals of Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados can get a reduced rate.
She also gives an honest take on the challenges of fitting in to student life as an overseas student, despite being of Jamaican parentage and we delve into the trials and tribulations of trying to find employment as a new graduate in the Caribbean.
Stay tuned until the end where Tahirah shares her top three tips for anyone considering studying at the University of the West Indies.