Through the Guild of Students, you can get involved in a wide range of activities that will deepen your awareness and ability to impact your community, as well as learn key life skills. The Guild’s Summer Employment Programme provides opportunities to travel and work abroad in areas such as tourism. The Guild participates in outreach programmes. Other activities include producing campus publications, assisting students in pre-university studies, and organizing Hall and Inter-Campus Games.
THE GUILD OF STUDENTS
The Guild is the official body for student representation on the Mona Campus. All registered students at Mona are automatically full members of the Guild. It comprises 29 officers of which 28 are elected by the student body, while one is appointed by the elected members. It offers various services including a bus service to students and running the Students’ Union.
THE STUDENTS’ UNION (GYM, NIGHTCLUB, SHOPS, SERVICES & ACTIVITIES
This multipurpose facility run by the Guild of Students is the centre of student entertainment and cultural life. The perfect spot to lyme or relax, it’s a hotbed of social activity, especially on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Clubs and Society
Caters to Adventist students on campus by providing opportunities for fellowship and sharing. (Thursdays at 2:00 p.m., Room 04, FH&E.
Is the organization for both practising and budding shutterbugs and is aimed at developing expertise and an appreciation for photography. Check them out at the Students’ Union.
CATHOLIC STUDENTS MOVEMENT
Serves the Catholic student community and fosters fellowship and spiritual growth among campus Catholics. (Thursdays at 3:00-)
A co-educational service, leadership development, and friendship organization is organised and sponsored by the Kiwanis Club on campus. Primarily aimed at developing projects designed to improve the lives of children and youth, Circle K meets at Sir Thomas Taylor Room, Taylor Hall (Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.)
DRAMATIC ARTS SOCIETY
Attracts those students with an interest in the dramatic arts and participation in stage productions. The gathering point is the Philip Sherlock Centre.
Satisfies the spiritual and social needs of Hindu students. The Society meets at the Students’ Union.
MANAGEMENT STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Is a student-run, pre-professional organization operating out of the Management Information Centre (MIC). It serves as a mini-library and provides students with texts, case studies, past examination papers and daily newspapers, among a host of other services.
MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Caters to medical students at Mona and is a member of the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations.
Are fellowship organizations for students from various territories of the region. Currently, there exist organizations for students from Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago.
PANORIDIM STEEL ORCHESTRA
Is for aficionados of the steel band, and offers students a chance to learn the art of playing pan at various events. (Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays at 6:00 p.m., Students’ Union).
Is an official organization under the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) Tourism Action Club programme and is dedicated to tourism awareness and building a focus on Caribbean pride, culture and history. The group may be contacted through the Department of Management Studies.
UNIVERSITY DEBATING SOCIETY
Seeks to develop and popularise the art of debating among the student body including promoting inter-Hall debating as well as regional and international competition. Meets weekly.
Enduring as a national institution, the Singers represent the best artistic qualities of musical expression in song. They are based at Philip Sherlock Centre.
UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE APOSTOLIC MINISTRIES (UCAM)
Provides a forum for Apostolic students to meet and explore Christian fellowship (meets on Thursdays in FHE o1)
UNIVERSITY & COLLEGES CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Offers Christian students the opportunity to share fellowship.
UWI DANCE SOCIETY
Has dedicated itself to the cultivation of dance, and embraces traditional and creative expressions of the art form. This group is based at Philip Sherlock Centre.