The new batch of 24 students joined IAU Basic Science Program on May 06, 2013. 20 students joined the Basic Science Semester One Program and 4 students joined the Basic Science Preparatory program.
The Orientation program gave the students a brief overview of the Basic Science Program and introduction to the student life in the island with necessary information to acclimatize to the island life. The students were given a brief by Dr. Nasser Ezzeldin, Dean of Basic Sciences. The faculties introduced themselves the respective subjects. The representatives of the St. Lucia Community Development Office, Fire Service and Royal St. Lucia Police Force were also present to talk to the students regarding the St. Lucian Community, Safety on the Island and the Traffic rules.