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The UWI and University of St Martin sign MOU, marking historic solidarity in the Caribbean

 

The UWI and University of St Martin sign MOU,  marking historic solidarity in the Caribbean

(L-R) Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; President of the University of St Martin, Dr Antonio Carmona Baez; and President of the Board of the University of St Maarten Foundation, Mrs Valerie Giterson-Pantophlet celebrate the historic partnership between The UWI and USM.

The UWI and University of Glasgow develop free online course on history and legacy of British slavery in the Caribbean

A new free online course is being launched to investigate the history of British colonial slavery in the Caribbean, reflecting its links to racial inequalities and present-day global protests. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Glasgow (UoG) are partnering to deliver this online course that will take participants on a 350-year journey from West Africa and the Caribbean through to the UK’s Windrush Generation and the present day.
 

UWI Mona's Department of Chemistry Scholarship Fund to get $1.6 m boost

(UWI Mona's Department of Chemistry Scholarship Fund to get $1.6 m boostL-R) Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus and Dr Conrad Douglas, Alumnus and former President of the Chemistry Department Alumni Association, CHEMSAF, pictured holding the two special publications: The Department of Chemistry, UWI, Mona andFrom Logwood to Slowpoke: a Biography of Professor Gerald Lalor at the recent ceremony on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in the Chemistry Department.

The UWI and Open Society Foundations sign landmark MOU to deepen collaboration

The UWI and Open Society Foundations sign landmark MOU to deepen collaboration

One of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world, Open Society Foundations (OSF), has demonstrated its alignment with the strategic vision of The University of the West Indies (The UWI).  This was symbolized by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two entities — signed by Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and President of the OSF, Ambassador Patrick Gaspard on Thursday, September 17, 2020. 

3 Reasons to still start UWI now!

 3 Reasons to still start UWI now!

UWI Mona is making it easier for students to start University this Semester

The University of the West Indies, Mona (The UWI) has put measures in place to make it easier for students to pursue their dreams of completing their Degree as soon as possible. Chief among the measures being the ability for students to register once they start a Payment Plan, which only requires an initial payment of 15% of Tuition Fees and Full payment of the Miscellaneous fees. The remaining tuition fees would be due in small portions on a monthly basis as follows:

 ‪Sept 30th – 10% of Tuition Fees

UWI Global Giving receives US$250,000 to establish the Dr Doyle & Linda Slifer Endowment Fund

Dr Doyle Slifer, a distinguished alumnus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), has made a US$250,000 donation to The UWI’s Global Giving campaign, joining in building a culture of philanthropy at the regional university.

The gift is an initial investment towards the establishment of the Dr Doyle & Linda Slifer Endowment Fund, with the US$250,000 to exist in perpetuity and the investment income to be used to provide scholarships and bursaries to deserving medical students across the University’s five campuses.

Dr. David Smith elected to SPAC and Jamaica to Executive Council of the IAI

Dr. David Smith, director of the Centre for Environmental Management and Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) at The UWI, (on August 19, 2020), was elected a member of the Science Policy Advisory Committee (SPAC) for the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI). He was elected at the 28th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the IAI (CoP-28).  

Positive COVID19 case on Mona Campus

Senate and Administrative Annex Buildings to close for 48 hours

Kingston, Jamaica. August 31, 2020: The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus today August 31, 2020 received confirmation of a positive COVID19 case. The individual is a member of staff, who works in a specialised area with no contact with the public or other departments, and has not been on Campus since August 25, 2020. 

A MESSAGE TO THE CARIBBEAN - TIME TO ADVANCE: NO TIME TO RETREAT

A MESSAGE TO THE CARIBBEAN: TIME TO ADVANCE: NO TIME TO RETREAT

You the class of 2020 will graduate as the first “Post-COVID” generation; the region will need you more than ever.  Our economic and social development will require larger numbers of academic and technically trained citizens. This generation will be the ones called upon to take us ahead on the journey as we navigate through to the other side of COVID-19.


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