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The UWI and Mexican Embassy in Jamaica Partner on Innovative Bilingual Virtual Book Launch

The UWI and Mexican Embassy in Jamaica Partner  on Innovative Bilingual Virtual Book LaunchThe University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the Mexican Embassy in Jamaica partnered in October for an innovative bilingual book launch of Afro-Mexican Constructions of Diaspora, Gender, Identity and Nation authored by Professor Paulette Ramsay of The UWI’s Mona Campus. Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Juan José González Mijares, who is fully supportive of The UWI multilingualism strategy, chaired the proceedings streamed via UWItv.

The UWI receives US$250,000 towards student scholarships from CCRIF SPC

 The UWI receives US$250,000 towards student scholarships from CCRIF SPC

L-R: Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona Campus, Professor Dale Webber; President of The UWI Mona Campus Guild of Students, Sujae Boswell, University Registrar Dr. Maurice D. Smith; CCRIF Scholar; Elizabeth Emanuel, CCRIF Technical Assistance Manager and CCRIF Corporate Communications Manager; and Mrs. Saundra Bailey, CCRIF Board Member at the handing over of US$250,000 for UWI Scholarships and tuition support.

UWI benefits from Mastercard donation of 200 laptops

(L-R) Dalton Fowles, Country Manager for Mastercard in Jamaica & Trinidad and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Mona, Prof. Dale Webber flanks two members of the Guild of Students, The UWI Mona (centre L-R)): Devaraine Rowe, Vice President and Jovaughn Bailey, Cultural and Entertainment Affairs Chairman (CEAC). All were pictured at the handing-over exercise hosted at The UWI Mona in November.

The UWI’s Director of Centre for Disabilities elected member of UN Committee

 Dr. Floyd Morris

Dr. Floyd Morris to represent interests of persons with disabilities on global stage in new capacity

From Reputation to Revenue

Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (seated) extends a friendly virtual handshake to President of Open Society Foundations, Ambassador Patrick Gaspard on Thursday, September 17, 2020 during the signing of an MOU between the two entities. Sharing the moment are Laleta Davis Mattis (standing left), University Counsel and Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Principal, Mona Campus.

The UWI, CDB and EU partners launch landmark State of the Caribbean Climate Report

A report which provides critical analysis and discussion on Caribbean climate, variability and trends and projections was released by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) on Monday, November 23, 2020. The Report was produced with grant funding from the ACP-EU-CDB Natural Disaster Risk Management in CARIFORUM Countries programme (NDRM), which is funded by the European Union and managed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

An Agile UWI Seeks Sustainable Funding Strategies

Though the scope of the COVID-19 global pandemic might have been difficult to foresee at its onset, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), as an agile and responsive organisation guided by the tenets of its Triple A Strategy, has been both strategic and resourceful in seeking the funding needed to uphold its purpose and mandate to propel the people of the region along a progressive and prosperous path.

UWI pursues Global Online Campus

The next phase of the implementation of The UWI’s Triple A Strategy (Strategic Plan 2017-2022) focuses on the development of a new Global Online Campus, leveraging the high reputation of the regional university. This new Global Online Campus will build capacity and generate revenue as a core part of the University’s financial future.

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles says: "No retreat at UWI"

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has continued to thrive and advance new strategies for its future. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the regional university, credits this success to its staff who are not just “fine and bright, but caring, committed and courageous.”

On November 19, The UWI honoured twelve outstanding academics, senior administrative staff and units at its annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. The prestigious awards ceremony pivoted to a completely virtual event this year, leveraging the technology of UWItv to deliver an interactive ceremony that streamed celebrations from the awardees’ homes, and was hosted by Dr. Maurice D. Smith, University Registrar.

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