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Semester I, 2016-17 Online Course Evaluations Prize Winners

Students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Faculties of Law, Medical Sciences, Science & Technology, Humanities & Education and Social Sciences as well as the Institute for Gender and Development Studies completed their course evaluations online in Semester I, 2016-17. Undergraduate students from the Faculties of Science & Technology, Social Sciences and L...
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CSF and CAS Host Two STEM Teacher Training Workshops in Jamaica

The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) and the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) jointly hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher Training Workshops for primary school teachers at the Genesis Academy, Kingston on January 9-10, and at the Wexford Hotel, Montego Bay on January 12-13. The two-day workshops were made possible by grant funding from the Embassy of the United ...
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University Office of Planning and Development Renamed

The University Office of Planning and Development has been renamed the University Office of Planning as the “Development” function has now been relocated to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. The name change was approved by the Vice-Chancellor acting on behalf of the University Finance and General Purposes Committee with immediate effect from November 2016. The University Offi...
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UWI’s Dr David Smith Selected for Team to Draft UN Global Sustainable Development Report

Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Dr David Smith was recently selected among a group of international eminent scientists and experts to work on the United Nations (UN) Global Sustainable Development Report. Before demitting office in 2016, Former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Dr Smith and 14 others to draft the Rep...
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The UWI Alumnae Top Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pleased to announce the official recognition of its degrees in China. In correspondence to The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, dated December 15, 2016, His Excellency Ambassador Niu Qingbao, of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jamaica, affirmed The UWI’s status as an approved university by the Ministry of Educati...
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IMPACT Justice partners with Parkinson Secondary School for Youth Programme

Twenty students at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School are receiving assistance in navigating conflicts, an initiative that could benefit the entire institution as well as communities in which they reside. On Wednesday, the Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, launched the seven-week pilot programme Triple H (...
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