About Us


“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”
– Benjamin Franklin

About Richmond Gabriel University

Richmond Gabriel University, St Vincent and the Grenadines is a private, independent University. 

Richmond Gabriel University, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a University on the beautiful and friendly island of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The University was founded by its namesake with a vision of providing affordable fees for students, without sacrificing the quality of education. The university commenced operations in 2011 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the student body has grown steadily over the past decade, welcoming thousands of students, with many students gaining residencies and going on to become successful practicing physicians in Canada, the United States of America, as well as in several other countries. 

 With thousands of Medical  and healthcare students and graduates at various stages of their postgraduate training, residency training or already graduated since its inception, the University has established itself as a reputable institution educating the next generation of physicians. Today, the University has grown to have two campuses within St. Vincent and the Grenadines – in Belair and Arnos Vale – with hundreds of students currently studying on the campuses of St Vincent and the Grenadines and several hundreds more in clinical clerkships throughout the United States of America, Canada, and around the world. 

Richmond Gabriel University, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the best Medical school to attend, and it provides you with the opportunity, educational tools and support to succeed in a career in Medicine. Our Faculty Members are highly professional and very supportive of our students’ academics and well-being.

Students are not just a number – Richmond Gabriel University, St. Vincent and the Grenadines strives to ensure that it produces well prepared and highly educated graduates and alumni who go on to positively represent the University through their achievements and recognition. Our applicants demonstrate a strong motivation and a desire to succeed, wanting to always strive for greater heights and to make a positive impact on humanity and the future. We seek applicants who are instilled with a sense of social responsibility and compassion and the noble aspects of the profession. Applicants must demonstrate professionalism, intellectualism, integrity and compassion, and regard Medicine as a ‘noble calling’, not simply a degree to be earned. We encourage our students to actively engage themselves in their communities.

Our Commitment

Mission Statement

To educate and train compassionate, competent and responsible medical professionals capable of adapting to the multifaceted dynamic Global Healthcare Community and positively impacting change at a local, regional and international platform.

Your Commitment

Honor Code

Committed To Helping Our Students Succeed

Our Approach

Richmond Gabriel University utilizes its small class sizes to support a truly comprehensive curriculum that prepares you for the medical field. By employing Problem Based Learning students get to challenge, defend and apply core theoretical learnings in a collaborative setting.

We want to give students the opportunity to be recognized on the world stage, we encourage each student to join research groups and pair with our faculty and drive forward continuous research in the medicine.

Committed to Helping Our Students Flourish

What You Will Be A Part Of

You will be joining an international student base with like minded interest in medicine. An empowered group of young individuals that share common beliefs and a strong code of ethics and a self-imposed drive to never stop helping others in need.

As students finish and move into the field, the fabric of their education and the experiences they had at Richmond Gabriel University keeps them connected across the world. Our students practice in the US, UK, EUROPE, ASIA, CARIBBEAN and AFRICA.



To lay a sturdy foundation in Medical Sciences principles that serve as the building blocks for students to integrate Basic Sciences knowledge with Clinical Medicine and apply those skills and knowledge in the clinical setting.


To train future physicians to develop a patient-oriented approach towards healthcare management of their patients.


To produce physicians that are competent in their Medical knowledge, clinical acumen and compassionate in their care towards members of society.


To foster an environment that supports innovative thinking, research exploration and diversification of the sciences.

Growing Together

Core Values


To remain committed to excellence, distinctive work ethic and attitude towards achieving success. 


To show support to colleagues and partners and engage in community services.


Demonstrating good manners and showing thought and consideration of other’s views and beliefs  


engage in fruitful partnerships that are beneficial to the university community and society.


Remaining humble and modest in your service to others.


To hold ourselves and those in our presence and partnerships, to the highest level of ethical, personal and professional standards and remain committed to creating an environment that thrives on accountability and transparency.


To engage in practices that are environmentally friendly, and have minimal impact on our natural resources, and adopt approaches of financial planning and management that are sustainable and allow for growth of the university.

President's Message

Our Vision

It is a pleasure to welcome you to Richmond Gabriel University and share with you my vision for our institution. This institution was founded on the simple truth that there is a great and growing need for healthcare workers in all corners of the globe. Over the years, RGU has played a pivotal role in training healthcare workers from all ethnicities and geographical regions. We continue to aspire to be a leading international university with keen focus on quality education, innovation, research and to be a strong advocate for healthcare, community services and outreach programs. Our focus is steadfast and consistent in providing the best possible healthcare services and outreach to the global community. Our vision is to emerge as one of the major educational and research institutions with a global perspective.

At RGU, we prioritize our students’ success and go the extra mile to ensure they have valuable learning experiences throughout their studies. I encourage you to work hard, stay focused and remain committed to your goals and purpose. Our dedicated faculty and support staff are here to ensure that you succeed and join the many others before you, who have gone on to make a global presence and accomplish their dream career. I extend a warm invitation for you to visit our campuses, and meet with our students, faculty, and staff. We look forward to meeting you and being part of your life’s journey.

Once again, welcome to Richmond Gabriel University.

Dr. Mane Paulpillai


President, Richmond Gabriel University, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines