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The UWI Mona Campus hosts participants from the ‘One Ocean Expedition’ research vessel

The UWI Mona Campus, Jamaica. Wednesday, November 24, 2021—Participants aboard the Norwegian, Statsraad Lehmkuhl research vessel which docked at Jamaica’s Port Royal earlier this month, were hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campuson Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The 33 visiting students and lecturers who are on the One Ocean Expedition led by University ...
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UWI launches US$1.5 million endowment for medical sciences

Medical alumni give to fund student scholarships The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 22, 2021. — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) through its Medical Alumni Association (UWIMAA) has launched an Endowment of US$1.5 million. Though in its early days, the fund – under the patronage of Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor Emeritus of The UWI and globally ...
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UWI Scientists make representation for CARICOM as the world meets for COP26

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 1, 2021—The Caribbean has a lot at stake as world leaders and technical experts meet for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. While the urgency of climate action is dire across the world, the livelihood of the Caribbean region continues to be threatened by global warming. “The outcomes fro...
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The UWI Open Campus launches ‘Transcultural Programme’ with UNESCO

The UWI, Open Campus Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Wednesday, 10 November 2021 —The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus recently launched Phase One of its partnership with UNESCO’s Transcultura Programme for persons from Spanish-speaking Caribbean countr...
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Dr. LeRoy Hill appointed Director of the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The UWI St. Augustine Campus is pleased to announce Dr LeRoy Hill as the new Director of its Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). His appointment took effect from September 1, 2021.
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Professor Raphael Heffron appointed new Dean of the Faculty of Law at The UWI St. Augustine Campus

The UWI St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - The University of the West Indies (The UWI) St. Augustine Campus is pleased to announce Professor Raphael Heffron as the new Dean of the Faculty of Law. His four-year term came into effect on November 1, 2021. Professor Heffron was formerly Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for E...
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UWI experts co-author new book on COVID-19 in the Caribbean and Pacific Island regions

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Thursday, November 18, 2021—A new book addressing the challenges of the Coronavirus in the CARICOM region features chapters written by experts from The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Written by Dr Yonique Campbell, Senior Lecturer at The UWI Mona Campus, together with her University of Sydney co-author, Professor John Connell, COVID in th...
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New Campus Principal Professor Clive Landis Makes Pledge

New Campus Principal Professor Clive Landis pledges to position The UWI Cave Hill as a pillar of innovation in Barbados The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Thursday, 18 November 2021— Newly inducted Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Professor Clive Landis has pledged to draw on The UWI’s strategic vision of driving Caribbea...
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The UWI TradeLab law students produce Original Jurisdiction Case Digest for the CCJ

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Friday, September 17, 2021—The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) was one of the 2021 beneficiaries of the third iteration of The University of the West Indies (UWI) TradeLab Clinic. For this initiative, third-year law students from the Cave Hill Campus who participated in the Clinic produced thirty-four (34) summaries of the decisions of the Court i...
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The UWI soars to the top in latest global universities rankings

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Thursday, September 23, 2021.— Since 2016 when the management of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) took the strategic decision to prepare and position the institution for global competitive rankings, its performance results have been steadily progressive. The choice to engage the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking system was based o...
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The UWI Cave Hill Responds to Online Petition about use of a Lockdown Browser

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Wednesday, October 20, 2021— The administration of The UWI Cave Hill campus has been made aware of a petition that is currently in circulation, where students are protesting using a “lockdown browser” for some courses in the Department of Management Studies. This software program is aimed at ensuring the utmost integrity of...
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UWI staff to be honoured for excellence at virtual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony on November 25.

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, October 15, 2021— Seven staff members and one department at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will be honoured at 2020/2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. One of the highlights on the University’s calendar, the Awards recognise high achievement by academic, senior administrative and professional personnel thro...
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CENTRE FOR BIOSECURITY STUDIES PROVIDES TRAINING FOR BWA STAFF

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Thursday, November 11, 2021— The Centre for Biosecurity Studies (CBS) at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus has entered an arrangement to provide specialized training to 500 staff at the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). The initiative will be led by Director of CBS, Dr. Kirk Douglas. The 20-month exercise is scheduled...
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Professor Clive Landis to be inducted as new Principal of The UWI Cave Hill Campus on November 13

Professor Clive Landis will be formally welcomed into his role as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus at an Induction Ceremony on Saturday, November 13.
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Sandals Resorts, The UWI and FIU partner to create School of Hospitality

In recognition of its 40th anniversary and to honour the legacy of its Founder, the late Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, OJ, CD, Hon. LLD, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management to create the Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart Inter...
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