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Martin Luther King Award for Sir Hilary and Dr Fauci

January 13, 2021 - 2:22pm

Reverend Al Sharpton, President and Founder of the US National Action Network (NAN), has announced that the organisation’s Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day awards will be conferred on Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Dr Anthony Fauci at the annual breakfast event on MLK Day, January 18, 2021.

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Rescheduled UWI graduation ceremonies begin January 10

January 7, 2021 - 1:21pm

Graduation season for The University of the West Indies (The UWI) commences this weekend on Sunday, January 10. 

The first graduation ceremony is at the Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda where six women who will be awarded Diplomas in Education have made history as the first graduands from The UWI’s newest campus which was established in 2019.

Across the regional university, an estimated 8,500 graduands from the class of 2020 will have their degrees conferred during the series of virtual and blended celebrations. The UWI Chancellor, Robert Bermudez will confer the degrees virtually and Chairs of the Campus Councils will preside over the ceremonies in their respective territories.

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Release: UWI Mona Announces Partnership with Global Mentorship Initiative (GMI)

December 23, 2020 - 2:13pm

Patients with sickle cell disease at times may require surgical removal of their spleen (splenectomy) as part of the treatment for this condition. Operating on these patients whose blood counts are already in a much lower state than usual can pose significant threat to life and well-being.  Surgeons at The University of the West Indies (UWI) operating at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) have shown that their approach of giving blood transfusions to carefully selected patients undergoing this surgical procedure, has achieved excellent outcomes. 

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UWI Mona Faculty of Engineering retains ABET Accreditation for Electronics Engineering Program

December 23, 2020 - 2:09pm

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) at The University of the West Indies Mona, has retained its full accreditation by ABET. This follows program evaluations conducted during the 2019-2020 accreditation cycle by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

ABET is the premier global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET currently accredits 4,144 programs in 812 colleges and universities across 32 countries.  

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UWI Mona Faculty of Engineering retains ABET Accreditation for Electronics Engineering Program

December 23, 2020 - 1:56pm

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) at The University of the West Indies Mona, has retained its full accreditation by ABET. This follows program evaluations conducted during the 2019-2020 accreditation cycle by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.
 

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Faculty of Medical Sciences brings ASPIRE Award for Excellence in Social Accountability to Mona

December 23, 2020 - 1:54pm

The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus has made history in becoming the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to receive the ASPIRE Award for Excellence in Social Accountability. The University, through the FMS, is the 17th training institution worldwide to receive this award. The announcement was made in September 2020.

The ASPIRE to Excellence Programme, administered by the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), has been established to go beyond the traditional accreditation process.

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Faculty of Social Science students to benefit from GMI Mentorship Program

December 23, 2020 - 1:12pm

Several students from The Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of the West Indies, (The UWI) Mona, have been selected and will shortly embark on an international mentorship experience with the Global Mentorship Initiative Program (GMI) out of the US. The idea behind this initiative is to match students with mentors who have significant international experience and knowledge in an effort to create more market-ready graduates.

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