If you have been accepted in the 2014 BITS program, you MUST attend the BITS pre-departure session:
Light refreshments will be served.
Typhoid vaccine: It is recommended in particular for travel to smaller cities, villages and rural areas outside usual tourist routes. Typhoid is spread via fecal oral route, so the same as hep A. It may be advisable to receive this vaccine along with the other ones already outlined in the immunization form.
We strongly suggest you discuss this with your health care professional.
You will be living in a tropical environment for four months. If you need more information on travel and tropical medicine go to:
Helpful do's and don'ts for Barbados
What to bring to Barbados
Travel Registry Form
Once you have registered for AEBI 427 you will be asked to fill out the Travel Registry Form. Personal information, emergency contact, travel document, insurance information and immunizations must be provided.
To access and complete the form:
- Login to Minerva
- Click on the link for your travel activity to access the form
Make sure to have the following information in hand
1. Passport, and travel visa information (if required)
2. Travel insurance coverage and policy details
4. E-ticket and itinerary
You can complete the form in more than one sitting, saving your changes and coming back to it later.
To finalize and submit the form you will be asked to accept the terms of the Travel Guidelines.
Until you accept the terms and submit the form, the status of your form will remain incomplete and you will receive monthly email reminders asking you to complete it.
Register with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
DFAIT offers a registration service for all Canadians travelling or living abroad. This service is provided so that we can contact and assist you in an emergency in a foreign country, such as a natural disaster or civil unrest, or inform you of a family emergency at home.
- Attend the pre-departure orientation. For details click here
- View the Pre-Departure Orientation general presentation. You will be required to login with your McGill email and password.