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Live stream of 2015 UWI Graduation Ceremonies

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce that the graduation ceremonies of all four of its campuses is available for viewing around the world. Friends and family who want to watch loved ones cross the stage can share in the moment via live stream at www.uwi.edu/graduation.

The 2015 installation of graduation ceremonies which began with the Open Campus on Saturday October 10, 2015, will see University Chancellor Sir George Alleyne conferring degrees on a total of 9283 students across the region. A complete itinerary of the remaining ceremonies is included below:

Cave Hill Campus Ceremonies
Saturday October 17, 2015

7 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards to Outstanding Academic and Senior Administrative Staff

In his first year as host of the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles will present a total of seven awards to academic and senior administrative staff members of The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The ceremony will be held on October 15, at the Cave Hill Campus’ Roy Marshall Teaching Complex.

A University tradition for more than 20 years, the awards recognise and reward outstanding performance in Teaching, Research Accomplishments, Service to University Community, Contributions to Public Service, and All-round Excellence in a combination of two or more of the four core areas. In the 2012 to 2013 academic year, a departmental award was added to recognise quality, service and operational excellence. 

UWI Task Force Stands Ready to Assist the Bahamas

Deeply concerned that another Caribbean neighbour has been left vulnerable and battered by the 2015 hurricane season, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) stands ready to assist the Bahamas in recovering from the impact of Hurricane Joaquin.

UWI enters into collaboration with Japan’s Sophia University

On September 30, 2015, UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and President of Sophia University in Japan, Takashi Hayashita signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at enhancing bilateral relationships that will enhance research and education at both institutions, while expanding the spectrum of academic collaboration and cultural awareness between the universities.

The MOU signing at Jamaica House, followed the bilateral meetings held between the heads of government; Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller and Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

WICB, UWI Urge the Caribbean to “Rally ‘Round Dominica”

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. WI. 

24 September 2015

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