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Dr. Disraeli M. Hutton Promoted to Rank of Professor Updated

The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Disraeli M. Hutton, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education (SOE), Faculty of Humanities and Education, to the rank of Professor.

The UWI and University of Johannesburg launch Institute for Global African Affairs

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, 21 December 2018. A joint master's degree in Global African Studies is one of the major programmes which will be offered by the new Institute for Global African Affairs—a collaborative effort between The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa.

Inaugural UWI World Universities T20 Tournament

December 21, 2018. Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica: University players across the world will participate in the first ever UWI World Universities T20 Cricket Tournament from January 10-20, 2019 at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago. It is an initiative of The University’s Faculty of Sport supported by Cricket West Indies (CWI), Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB).

UWI Climate Change expert to receive 2019 ANSA Caribbean Award for Excellence

Climate Scientist Professor Michael Taylor of The University of the West Indies’ Mona Campus has been named among the 2019 laureates for the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence.

Professor Rhonda Cobham-Sander to Give 12th Edward Baugh Lecture

The 12th Annual Edward Baugh Distinguished Lecture in honour of Emeritus Professor, Dr.

The UWI Considers Alternative Funding Models

From left: Professor Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of THE UWI; the Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment of Barbados; Mr. Ravi Rambarran, Group Chief Operating Officer, Sagicor Financial Corporation; Mrs Andrea McNish, Bursar for The UWI; and Professor Densil Williams, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Planning.

Launch of University Trust Fund on the horizon

Professor Dale Webber to be Inducted as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal

Professor Dale Webber will be formally inducted as Principal of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus at a ceremony to take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6.00 P.M. in the Graduation Tent on the lawns of the Senate Building.
Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Mr. Robert Bermudez, will preside over the induction ceremony while other members of the University Administration, including the Vice-Chancellor and Principals of The UWI’s other campuses in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus will be in attendance. Representatives of the Government, the diplomatic corps, private and public sectors as well as members of the university community are also expected to attend the ceremony.   

National Honours for Members of The UWI Community

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus extends warm congratulations to five members of staff presented with national honours by His Excellency, the Governor General of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen. 
The National Honours and Awards Ceremony was held at King’s House in St Andrew on Monday October 15, 2018.  
Among the recipients was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber who received the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander (CD). Professor Webber was recognised for his outstanding contribution to environmental conservation.  

The UWI calls for Caribbean action based on UN IPCC Report

“Caribbean scientists have long held the position that (global temperature rise of) 1.5°C may be the limit of global warming that vulnerable regions such as ours can tolerate.” Professor Michael Taylor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus is commenting on the IPCC 1.5 Reportreleased on Monday Oct


The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has broken into the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the first time. The 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked The UWI among the world’s top institutions. The rankings show that The UWI is located among the 1,258 top universities in world for 2019. This puts The UWI in the elite band of the top 5% of universities worldwide based on data showing that there are over 25,000 recognised universities, globally. Specifically, Times Higher Education ranked The UWI at 591 out of the 1,258 universities which made the list. The UWI is the only Caribbean institution on the world-wide list.

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