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Sir Hilary Beckles honoured for 40 years of service

Sir Hilary Beckles honoured for 40 years of service

Caption: L to R: Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles receives his long service award from Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal of The UWI Mona, Professor Dale Webber.

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus thanked Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles for his 40 years of unbroken service to the regional University at a long service awards ceremony on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The ceremony was held at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge & Conference Centre.

Saint Lucian Prime Minister and Trini-born actress among six to be honoured at New York fundraising gala for The UWI

Saint Lucian Prime Minister, the Honourable Allen Chastanet and Trinidad and Tobago-born actress, Lorraine Toussaint will be among six persons honoured at the upcoming annual Legacy Awards Gala hosted by the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) on February 19. The Gala, to be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, is now in its 23rd year.

The UWI hosts public information session on Coronavirus

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica.  DATE \@ "MMMM d, yyyy" February 5, 2020

The UWI Activates Coronavirus Response Plan

Since the news of the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has been closely monitoring the situation in China. The UWI has an administrative presence and 36 students enrolled in a BSc Software Engineering programme at UWI-China Institute of Information Technology (UWICIIT) which allows for two years of study at the Global Institute of Software Technology (GIST). At this time of inter-semester break, 28 students and one administrator are currently in Suzhou, China.

The UWI welcomes Scotiabank’s extended partnership for Toronto Benefit Gala and Student Scholarships

Mr. Brendan King and team with UWI Execs and UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship RecipientsMr. Brendan King and team with UWI Execs and UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship Recipients

The UWI-University of Havana Institute for Sustainable Development

The historic moment finally arrived on December 11, 2019, when The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Havana (UH) signed an agreement to establish a new and innovative, joint Institute for the Sustainable Development of the Caribbean. For some 30 years, the two universities collaborated on the margins of their respective mandates, occasionally exchanging students and promoting collaborative research projects in areas of mutual interests.

UWI Chancellor Matches PM's Donation to the Mona Campus

UWI Chancellor Matches OM's Donation to the Mona CampusFrom Left: Christina Williams, President, The Guild of Students; Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber; Chancellor of The UWI, Mr Robert Bermudez; and Campus Registrar, The Mona Campus, Dr Donovan Stanberry, all share a moment of joy as the Chancel

THE NEW UWI: A Global System for the Future

Our regional media have been calling for an open dialogue on the matter of higher education — its capacity, quality, and funding — and role in our region’s transformation and development going forward. I welcome wholeheartedly this call and take this opportunity at the beginning of 2020 to make an intervention in respect of the restructuring of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) to better serve and survive. I wish to share what we are doing with the institution at its centre level, and no doubt my five colleague principals will contribute on the excellent strategic work they are leading on their respective campuses.

UWI-Coventry Institute for Industry-Academic Partnership launched

The UWI Coventry Institute for Industry-Academic Partnership LaunchedVice-Chancellor, The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (2nd right), greets the Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, Professor John Latham (2nd left) at the launch of The UWI-Coventry Institute for Industry – Academic Partnership held at The UWI Regional Headquarters on Thursday, December 19, 2019.  Also pictured are Dr Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and P

Glasgow-UWI Reparations Project begins

The historic Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research, a joint initiative of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Glasgow, has begun its work. It is the first institution within British University history, dedicated to the slavery reparations policy framework.

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