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It has been a long-held view that The University of the West Indies (UWI) engages in sophisticated research and study, churning out intellectuals to fill positions for the job market as doctors, attorneys, and business executives.

Oldane Graham and the team of Howard and Taylor captured top prizes in the inaugural NCB Capital Markets sponsored Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) Student Investment Challenge last Tuesday.

The competition was the MSBM’s effort to give postgraduate and undergraduate students practical experience to the theory taught in class.

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 State...

A bevy of smart partnerships and new programs are keeping MSBM at the forefront of regional business schools.

What have been some highlights of the school's 30 years of existence?

For the second time since the inception of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC), a total of five local university teams, including this year’s national competition winner Ja Bio Plastics, will travel to Utah, United States, to defend Jamaica’s global championship and compete in the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) to be held between May 9 and 10.

Application is now open for the 2019/2020 JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation scholarship programme. For the upcoming academic year, the foundation is expected to disburse up to $8 million in scholarships to mainly tertiary students.

Financial assistance will also be given to students at the primary and secondary level, on a case-by-case basis.

Tributes are continuing in memory of former University of the West Indies (UWI) vice-chancellor Sir Alister McIntyre. 

Sir Alister, who was also a former CARICOM secretary general, died yesterday. 

Here are the latest tributes:

Former vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies Sir Alister McIntyre has died.

Sir Alister was also a former Secretary General of CARICOM.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips have paid tribute to Sir Alister.

JMMB Bank and The UWI/ Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) have forged a partnership to offer up to 100 per cent financing for postgraduate students.

After graduating from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in 2013 with a degree in management studies and entrepreneurship, Robert Williams spent two years trying to get a job.

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