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UWI Students benefit from Huawei Seeds for the Future Programme

November 17, 2017 - 3:19pm
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Three students from the Faculty of Science & Technology at The University of the West Indies, UWI) Mona Campus  benefitted from an all-expenses paid two-week cultural and work experience trip to China, under a global social responsibility initiative- Seeds for the Future -   spearheaded by Huawei, a leading  global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider.  
The students Loya Haughton, Department of Computing, Camille Beckford, Mona School of Engineering, and Anthony Bryan, Department of Physics, were attached to Huawei’s headquarters, and gained hands-on experience in ICT technologies, and an introduction to Chinese culture and language. 

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Vincent HoSang Family Foundation donates US$10,000 to The UWI’s Hurricane Relief Effort

November 10, 2017 - 7:29am
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The Vincent HoSang Family Foundation has donated US$10,000 to the fundraising efforts spearheaded by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) to support Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.  The donation was made through the University’s newly established, Caribbean Emergency Management Association (CEMA). CEMA is a joint fundraising organization between The UWI and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).
 

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The UWI Appoints Director for Office of Online Learning

October 30, 2017 - 8:57am
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The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Office of Administration is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Stafford A. Griffith as Regional Director of the Office of Online Learning (OOL), with effect from October 1, 2017.
 

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Inaugural Doctor of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony Doctor of Pharmacy Programme (PharmD)

October 27, 2017 - 4:27pm
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Twenty-Seven students celebrated in The University of the West Indies’ Inaugural Doctor of Pharmacy White Coat and Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

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NIGEL LOGAN APPOINTED BURSAR AT THE UWI, MONA

October 25, 2017 - 8:53am
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The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nigel Logan as Bursar, with effect from September 18, 2017.
 
Mr Logan is a qualified Chartered Accountant having successfully completed the ACCA Exams in 1995 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ).  He has worked in financial management and general management at the highest level in the banking and public sectors for 17 years, and also occupied various Senior Management positions for over 19 years in both the public and private sectors.  
 

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6TH ANNUAL CB GROUP UWI 5k AND SMART EGGS KIDS K SET FOR NOVEMBER 12

October 19, 2017 - 3:36pm
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The CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K, the annual major fundraising event for The University of the West Indies Scholarship Fund, will again see corporate Jamaica throwing its weight behind the University’s efforts to assist students wishing to achieve a tertiary education.  The event, now 6 years strong, attracts thousands of corporate and individual running and walking enthusiasts, and is scheduled to take place in and around the grounds of the University on Sunday, November 12, starting at 7:00 a.m.

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Funding Opportunity: Student and Staff Exchange

October 19, 2017 - 8:32am
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Enhancing Knowledge and Application of Comprehensive Disaster Management (EKACDM) Initiative

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MBA Programme at MSBM obtains highest level of accreditation from Association of MBAs (AMBA)

October 12, 2017 - 8:16am
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The MBA programme offered by  Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) has been reaccredited by the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA) for a period of five years, which is the longest period offered by the AMBA. The programme was first accredited in June 2011 for three years and reaccredited in June 2014 for a further three years.

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New Fortress Energy Awards Scholarships to Five Students at The UWI, Mona Campus

October 9, 2017 - 11:19am
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Invests in engineering, medical science and law scholarships alongside LNG technical training and research programs to develop workforce
 

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The UWI and CDEMA to Establish Caribbean Emergency Management Association in New York

September 26, 2017 - 10:25am
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The Caribbean Centre For Disaster And Risk Reduction located in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) have agreed to leverage The UWI’s North American networks, in order to mobilise resources in North America for disaster relief and construction within the Caribbean. 

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Irma-Maria: A Reparations Requiem for Caribbean Poverty

September 26, 2017 - 9:29am
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Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles issues the following statement on the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria:

“Hurricane Irma's fury preceded Maria's by a deadly Caribbean second. Together they constitute the familiar sound of death and destruction reminiscent of a colonial past that clings to the present and is determined to possess and own the Caribbean future.

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Portia Simpson Miller to receive Honorary Degree from The UWI

September 21, 2017 - 7:49am
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On Saturday, September 30, 2017, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will hold a special convocation to confer the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) on the Most Honourable Portia Lucretia Simpson Miller, ON, former Prime Minister of Jamaica. The ceremony will take place at the Assembly Hall, The UWI Mona Campus in Jamaica.
 

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The UWI stands ready to provide assistance for Caribbean territories following Hurricane Irma

September 14, 2017 - 7:36am
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As The University of the West Indies (The UWI) community continues to follow the tragic stories of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and impending Hurricane Jose, it is saddened and stands ready to assist recovery efforts.

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Installation ceremony to be held for new UWI Chancellor, Robert Bermudez

September 13, 2017 - 4:14pm
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On Saturday 16 September, 2017, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will install Robert Bermudez as its sixth Chancellor. The installation ceremony takes place at The UWI’s St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago, beginning at 6.00 p.m. (Eastern Caribbean time)/ 5.00 p.m. (Jamaica Time). 

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Appointment of new CEO, Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business & Management

August 23, 2017 - 7:17am
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The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. 16 August 2017. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ian De Souza as Executive Director and CEO of the Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM) with effect from October 9, 2017.
 

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The UWI to confer 12 Honorary Degrees at 2017 Graduation Ceremonies

August 21, 2017 - 2:01pm
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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 16 August 2017.  The University of the West Indies will confer 12 honorary degrees at its 2017 graduation ceremonies.

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THE UWI, MONA TO TRAIN POLICE RECRUITS UNDER MOU WITH MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY/ JAMAICA CONSTABULARY FORCE

August 21, 2017 - 1:39pm
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The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of National Security and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) under which The UWI, Mona will facilitate the training of some 3000 police recruits over a three year period.  The MOU is part of an initiative to strengthen the establishment of the police force and negate the attrition rate currently affecting the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

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CARIMAC is now a School

August 11, 2017 - 8:54am
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The official name of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication at UWI Mona changed to Caribbean School of Media and Communication, effective August 1, 2017. The popular brand name - CARIMAC — will remain the short title for the School.
 

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FMS facilitate Health Fair at St Peters' Anglican Church

July 31, 2017 - 4:05pm
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The UWI Pharmacy & Dentistry Students facilitate Health Fair.
 
As part of the outreach activity of The UWI, Mona's  Faculty of Medical Sciences,  students of the Dentistry Programme and the Pharmacy Programme at Mona, as well as Pharmacy students from the University at Buffalo, SUNY,  travelled to Petersfield, Westmoreland to provide free health care to attendees. 

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