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Prof. Stafford A. Griffith as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the new Five Islands Campus in Antigua.

Professor Stafford A. Griffith The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has appointed Professor Stafford A. Griffith as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of its Five Islands Campus located in Antigua and Barbuda with effect from August 15, 2019 until July 31, 2020.

The UWI Mona Welcomes New Campus Registrar

The University of the West Indies’ (The UWI’s) Office of Administration at its regional headquarters recently announced new senior appointments across the University. The UWI Mona is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Campus Registrar, Dr Donovan Stanberry.

EOI for Caribbean Regional Climate Resilience Conference Coordinator, Final TOR - Regional PPCR Conference

The University of the West Indies, Mona has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), toward the cost of the Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.


The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between The University of the West Indies and the University of Glasgow and the establishment of the Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research.

Historic Memorandum of Understanding signed between The University of the West Indies and the University of Glasgow

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (left), Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Dr David Duncan, Chief Operating Officer & University Secretary, University of Glasgow, shake hands following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding at The UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica.

MGI Strengthens Research Collaboration with Universities in Japan

In an effort to strengthen research collaboration with universities in East Asia, the Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI) paid courtesy calls on various academic departments across Japan in April, 2019 to discuss collaboration with MGI’s coastal studies unit – MGIBlue. The discussions were focused on combining the skills, expertise and research available among the institutions to apply cutting edge science and technology in building solutions for coastal problems.

Sir Hilary goes to Congress

US Congresswoman, Democratic Representative of Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee, has extended an invitation to Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, to participate in the decades’ long anticipated, historic sitting of Congress on Reparations.

Duke University Partners with UWI Press to sell books in the Caribbean

The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press) is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2019, it will be an authorised agent for Duke University Press. 

UWI's Dr Leith Dunn among Global Top 100 on Gender Policy and Equality

Dr DunnHead of the Mona Unit of UWI’s Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Dr Leith Dunn has been named among the top 100 most influential persons globally in the areas of Gender Policy and Equality for 2019.

Team Mona Wins UWI Games 2019 Championship!

Representing the Regional Organizing Committee (ROC), Acting Deputy Principal of The Open Campus, Dr Francis Severin (left) and Deputy Principal of the Mona Campus and Chairman of the ROC, Professor Ian Boxill (right), are pictured handing over the Championship trophy to Team Mona Captains, Kadeem O’Sullivan (centre left) and Erica Harris (centre right) at the Closing and Award Ceremony of the UWI Games 2019 held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Mona Campus.


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