The Seminary Experience

Student Life

What To Expect At Codrington College

An experience like no other

Codrington College is an institution designed for the spiritual development of individuals. This is done in a holistic manner recognizing the importance of the body in sustaining a healthy spirit thereby enabling the souls to progress in this world.

The College is located in a place that creates a sense of inner peace. Using this resource the opportunity for the necessary work of transformation can take place.


Our mission

To provide a sacred space in which persons can find their true selves and embrace the other.

Our vision

An institution fully living out the intention to do good to men souls while taking care of their bodies.

International Students

Student Visas

All non-Barbadian students are required to obtain a student visa
New first time students are required to complete H1 & H2 forms and submit with the following documentation to the Registrar’ Office upon request for onward transmission to the Immigration & Passport Department of Barbados.
  • 2 passport sized photos
  • Valid passport/copies of relevant pages
  • Proof of accommodation (this is provided for persons residing at Codrington College)
  • Proof of Financial support (this is provided for persons who have been sent to Codrington College by their Diocese)
  • Birth Certificate and copy
  • Police certificate of character (to be attained in country of residence)
  • Application fee

Exchange Students

Please contact for further information.
Continuing Non-Barbadian students are required to complete the H3 form and submit it with the following documentation.
  • Valid passport/copies of relevant pages
  • 2 passport sized photos
  • Report containing evidence of satisfactory progress & deportment (provided by Codrington College)
  • Application fee 
Further information can be attained through the Registrar’s Office or by emailing

Barbados & the Caribbean

The local currency in Barbados is the Barbadian dollar which is converted at the rate of 2:1 to the US dollar. Although most establishments accept U.S. currency, your money will go further if you pay in Barbados dollars. On the streets primarily, $1 US Dollar is usually matched to $2 Barbados Dollars. However, in the banking institutions, $1 US Dollar is exchanged at BDS$1.98. If you don’t have cash on hand, most places will also take MasterCard or Visa, so you have a variety of payment options at your disposal.

  Sample of Food Items

Cost range BDS$

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
Fast food Combo Meal
Coffee/Cappuccino (regular)
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.91-5.51
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.00-19.99
Apples (1kg)
Banana (1kg)
Oranges (1kg)


Cost range BDS$ 

One-way Ticket (Local Transport)



Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00-104.35
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00-20.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 3.33-3.91


Cost range BDS$ 

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.60-1.00
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.00-185.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00-25.00
Men’s Haircut 15.00-30.00


Cost range BDS$ 

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store 59.00-120.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 200.00-400.00


Cost range BDS$ 

Toothpaste 3.00-10.00
Soap 1.50-14.00
Deodorant 8.00-15.00
Body Lotion 6.00-20.00
Toilet Tissue (per roll) 1.00-3.00

Majority of data taken from TripAdvisor, Numbeo and Expatistan websites

Student Life

Support Services

Counseling Services

Counseling services are offered to registered students of the College on a request basis and are facilitated through booking in the Registrar’s Office or directly with the Chaplain.  

Guidance & Pastoral

Warden/Chaplain,  Spiritual Wellness Advising – Principal, Academic Advising – Dean and Academic Advisors, Medical Services for UWI students – see link:

Campus Life


The seminary community gathers to worship every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. for Morning Meditation and on Wednesday and Friday mornings for Holy Eucharist at 7:00 a.m. Evenings are reserved for Evening Prayer at 7:00 p.m.  Worship takes place in either the St. Barnabas Chapel or the Mary Magdalene Chapel and is schedule is circulated amongst Seminarians.

Codrington College Barbados, West Indies Sign

Residence Life

The Codrington Theological Seminary is represented by students across the Caribbean region who have been sent by their Diocese to prepare for the priesthood.  The College’s intention is to foster a seminary community where residents are encouraged, cared for, and learn to serve one another to the glory of God. 

Refectory & Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are provided for Seminarians on a daily basis during the given semester, however, those persons desirous of snacks etc are encouraged to take advantage of fortnightly scheduled shopping trips to attain personal goods.  All residing students are required to fill out a Dietary Requirement Form on entry to the College.  See attached document.

Student Meals

Special rates for meals are offered to all registered students.  They are as follows: Breakfast $12.00 daily, Lunch$15.00 daily and Dinner $15.00 daily.

Student Body Organization 

Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Dudenmouth.Students are encouraged to join the Student Executive Body which conducts elections for Office on an annual basis.  Students of the UWI programmes are also encouraged to join the UWI Guild of Students.


Transportation is arranged through the Registrar’s Office for residents of Codrington College.  Trips include: to and from airport, supermarkets and shopping areas, UWI Cave Hill Campus, Special events.  For personal activities, residents are required to arrange own transportation.  Contact information on safe and reputable transportation services can also be acquired via the Registrar’s Office.


Codrington College Library plays a central role in the college with over 14,000 volumes, about 90 periodical subscriptions and a fledgling multimedia collection to support the mission of the college. The library is also a specialised resource of theological materials for the Anglican Church [in the region] as well as the University of the West Indies.
The mission of Codrington College Library is to provide and manage information resources to support theological education and professional ministry training at the college and the informational needs of the wider church.

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