The American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA), a top-tier medical school in the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, is renowned not only for its picturesque location but also for the quality of its training. Students, most of whom hail from the United States and India, receive two years of classroom instruction before undertaking clinical rotations at industry-leading teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.
In 2017, AUA began to modernize its IT infrastructure, which had consisted of a mix of legacy data systems and off-the-shelf platforms like DocuSign and the BlackBoard Learning Management System. In the process, though, they encountered challenges in migrating the rich, complex data over to a new educational management system. Their colleagues at their parent organization, the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, retained Tricon Infotech to identify and correct any discrepancies in the migrated data.
- Reporting student demographic, enrollment, and graduation information to academic accreditation authorities.
- Confirming the availability of clinical rotations with hospital affiliates in order to match students with the right study opportunities.
- Reconciling student information with he University’s Oracle financial system for financial aid applications.
- Email blasts to students to manage registrations, travel logistics to campus, and local housing.
- Establishing lists of students who are eligible for clinical rotations and combining it with feedback from hospital staff.
- Financial aid communications to students via email.
- Customizable business reports for AUA’s administration.