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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.


The UWI Mona Mourns the Passing of Former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus mourns the passing of one of our Distinguished Fellows, Former Prime Minister Edward Phillip George Seaga. The Mona community extends its condolences to his widow Carla, also a member of the university community, his children and the rest of his family; we also express condolences to his colleagues, constituency members, friends and well-wishers in their time of bereavement.

National Netballer and Hockey player cop UWI Vice-Chancellor's Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards.

Photo Caption: 2019 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year, Vanessa Bobb and Jordan Reynos.
Student athletes shine as 2019 UWI Games kick off in Mona, Jamaica.

UWI’s Ja Bio Plastics to Represent Jamaica and Defend Global Championship in International Business Model Competition

Ja Bio Plastics, a student-entrepreneur team from the University of the West Indies, has emerged as the winner of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC), securing a cash prize of J$2m and an all-expense paid trip to defend Jamaica’s 2018 global championship at the upcoming International Business Model Competition (IBMC) at the Brigham Young University campus in Provo, Utah, United States.

Thanking Sir Alister | Tribute to the former UWI Vice-Chancellor (1988-1998) by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

The following is an extended tribute to the late Sir Alister McIntyre, issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.
I was but a rookie, in UWI years, when Sir Alister, after blazing a global trail, wheeled and returned to the realm as a Caribbean colossus to serve us as Vice-Chancellor. The timing was perfect. His presence powerful and turbulent. Together, they constituted an image reflective of the ground scorching cover drive we had come to expect of Viv Richards. 

UWI Annual Business Meeting considers fourth campus, trust fund, new Visitor and senior leadership changes

The annual business meeting of University Council convened on Friday, April 26 at the Teaching and Learning Complex, The UWI St. Augustine Campus.


The following statement is issued by Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Robert Bermudez on the passing of Sir Alister McIntyre, who served as UWI Vice-Chancellor from 1988-1998.
The following statement is issued by Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Robert Bermudez on the passing of Sir Alister McIntyre, who served as UWI Vice-Chancellor from 1988-1998.


The following statement is issued by Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor Emeritus of The University of the West Indies on the passing of Sir Alister McIntyre, who served as UWI Vice-Chancellor during the period 1988-1998.
Grieve we must and grieve we shall. We grieve for ourselves because we have lost the light which Alister McIntyre shone upon the things many of us hold dear.
There are those who will speak eloquently about his skill as an economist and his efforts to have economic analysis inform Caribbean policy. But for our academy his death triggers memories of the good he wrought among and for us.


Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI (front right) and Gervan Fearon, President and Vice-Chancellor of Brock University, (front left) signed three agreements between the institutions alongside (back from left) James Mandigo, Brock’s Vice-Provost, Enrolment Management and International; Her Excellency Laurie Peters, Canada’s High Commissioner to Jamaica, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, and Cayman Islands; and Richard Bernal, The UWI’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs.

UWI Climate Expert hopes ANSA award encourages Young Caribbean Scientists

(L-R) ANSA Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2019 recipients: Corey Lane, Danielle Dieffenthaller,; Sir Shridath Ramphal; Dame Sandra Mason; Prime Minister of Barbados, the Hon.

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