With opportunities to work in departments like ICU, O&G, and General Surgery in our Sri Lankan partner hospital, you'll see varied cases such as dengue fever, typhoid, and severe traffic injuries while on placement. This exciting and invaluable experience will stretch your existing knowledge and give you enormous insight into healthcare in the developing world. Anuradhapura is also home to more than 50 Buddhist shrines and temples, making for both an intellectual and spiritual journey. Read what our students think below! 

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Rebecca McCauley

University of Nottingham 2015

Medical, Sri Lanka Kandy

The healthcare system is broadly the same as the NHS, which makes it easy to understand what is going on, however, the cultural differences are vast, making it an extraordinarily interesting experience.

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Emma Cole

Monash University 2015

Medical, Nepal Kathmandu

The lack of understanding but pure appreciation from the patients, even though we did very little for them, still astounds me. I even got to be the doctor for the week under supervision!

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