August 29th 2014 AIUWA signs Affiliation Agreement with Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago

American International University West Africa (AIUWA) is proud to announce affiliation agreement with Jackson Park Hospital, Chicago, IL which enables AIUWA students to perform clinical training in the Chicago-area teaching hospital.

AIUWA students in their 3rd year of medical school will have an option to train in surgery, internal medicine, OBGYN, Psychiatry and other clerkships at Jackson Park Hospital (JPH). The JPH Residency programs includes Family Practice, and is approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which is responsible for accrediting graduate medical education training programs.

"We look forward to this this new partnership with JPH and think this will be a great opportunity for AIUWA students to learn from a team of physicians and other clinical staff dedicated to training the next generation of doctors in the best practices of patient care," said Dinesh Shukla, President of AIUWA. "Jackson Park Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs in the South Chicago suburbs for over 100 years. Their medical education program will offers our students the unique clinical experience in patient care in a hospital with a real commitment to mentoring medical students."
August 16th 2014 The University has decided to postpone September 2014 intake of new students because of the Ebola crisis. All current students, especially from Ebola stricken countries, are advised not to travel to their countries. This is a precautionary measure to ensure health and safety of all. The University shall have their residential campus operational even during the holidays. All new students who have been accorded admission are advised not to travel to The Gambia. The new intake students shall be advised as soon as the clearance is obtained from Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. For further information email:
August 5th 2014 Student scores in the 99th percentile at NBME exams held on July 26, 2014. The story is reported by Observer Newspaper in Gambia. Click here for details:
September 10th 2013
Honorable Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Omar Sey welcomed the group of new students who joined the university from September 2013. The freshman class attended the orientation with a visit to the hospital and the new construction site of AIU Health Science Center at Kanifing Institutional Area.
September 1st 2013
AIU Kotu Campus was acquired last month to be utilized as a residential halls for international student.
The 80 rooms facility is exclusively for the AIUWA students.
November 30th 2012
  • Clearing at the newly acquired land for the permanent site of the new campus has begun ahead of schedule. The construction is scheduled to start within next 40 days. Currently estimated to cost $16M, the new campus shall have 11 laboratories, 4800 sq.ft library, 18 classrooms, 2 dry labs and 12 conference rooms. The new campus is scheduled to be completed in 2014/15.

    The plans for the main buildings are being finalized.

November 5th 2012
  • Land acquired for new campus

    5+ acre of land in the heart of the city has been acquired for building a new and permanent campus. The land is ideally located just 2 blocks from the Friendship Residence Hall and 3 blocks from Serekunda Hospital.

    On October 29, 2012, the ground breaking ceremony was conducted on the newly acquired land. Many faculty staff and students attended the ceremony where prayer to Mother Earth was offered.

    The construction shall begin in November 2012 and is expected to be completed in 2014/2015. The campus shall consist of 6 buildings.
    The main building shall have state of the art new facilities for teaching, research and administration consisting of 16 various size lecture halls, 9 conference rooms, 11 laboratories, a medical library and students learning and studying centers.

    The plans for the new campus shall be posted on the website in March 2013.
September 30th 2012
  • New Bus acquired for students transportation.

    A new bus has been acquired to provide safe and reliable transportation to AIUWA students. The bus shall be available to pick up the students from Friendship Residence Hall to transport them to the Kairaba Avenue campus. The bus shall have 2 schedules to transport the students back to the residence hall in the afternoons.

    The bus shall also be available to transport the students to Serekunda Hospital for Telemedicine classes and for volunteering and clinicals.

    Transportation fee, effective January 1, 2013, of $90 per trimester shall be applicable to students who reside in Friendship Residence Hall. Day students shall be required to pay $ 30 per trimester for the transportation to Hospitals and clinics.

July 13th 2012
  • AIU introduces Telemedicine program effective July 13, 2012....See more
Jan 6th 2012
  • Nigerian Ambassador to The Gambia, Hon. (Mrs.) Esther John Audu welcomes the new intake of students.
Sep 22nd 2011
  • AIU students have access to all health facilities in the Gambia.....See more
Aug 23rd 2011
  • AIU offers free course to 19 gambian nurses .....See more
March 21st 2011
  • University World News Report.....See more
February 28th 2011
  • H.E. Mrs Susan Waffa-Ogoo mentions AIU in her statement.....See more
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