The UWI Five Islands Campus set for take off

The UWI Five Islands Campus set for take off

Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has announced that the University’s Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda is set for a “magnificent take-off”. He was speaking during a ceremony held at the Campus on January 17, during which Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, The Honourable Gaston Browne signed an agreement with the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to secure US$80 million to invest in the development of The UWI’s youngest landed campus.

Embassy of the People's Republic of China donates JMD$5.4 million to FST

Embassy of the People's Republic of China donates JMD$5.4 million to FST

The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Jamaica donated JMD$5.4 million to the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) at The University of the West Indies, (The UWI) Mona Campus, to support the Huawei ICT Lab – a part of the larger Huawei  ICT Talent Hub in Jamaica.

FLOW stands with UWITv

FLOW stands with UWITv

Flow, the leading telecommunications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean and Latin America has signalled its continued commitment to stand with UWItv, the public education platform of The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

Dr. Peter Nelson cops SRC Young Scientist/Technologist Award 2022

Dr. Peter Nelson cops SRC Young Scientist/Technologist Award 2022

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), Dr. Peter Nelson copped the coveted SRC Young Scientist/Technologist Award for 2022.

The Award was presented at the Scientific Research Council's National Inventions Awards and Science Medal Luncheon in November 2022, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on the heels of the 7th Biennial Science and Technology Conference held under the theme, 'Harnessing the Power of Research and Innovation to Drive Economic Resilience'.

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles honoured by American Peers

The American Historical Association has voted to select Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles as its Honorary Foreign Scholar for 2023.  The Association has annually recognised a foreign scholar since 1885, and the list includes the most acclaimed international historians. Beginning with Leopold von Ranke (1885), it showcases well-known names such as George Trevelyan (1944), Sir Winston Churchill (1963), Fernand Braudel (1966), Eric Hobsbawm (1994) and

The American Historical Association has voted to select Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles as its Honorary Foreign Scholar for 2023.

The Association has annually recognised a foreign scholar since 1885, and the list includes the most acclaimed international historians. Beginning with Leopold von Ranke (1885), it showcases well-known names such as George Trevelyan (1944), Sir Winston Churchill (1963), Fernand Braudel (1966), Eric Hobsbawm (1994) and Ramachandra Guha (2019).

The UWI announces Dr Beverly-Anne Carter’s Professorship

The UWI announces Dr Beverly-Anne Carter’s Professorship

The Office of Administration at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to recognise the Professorship appointment of Dr Beverly-Anne Carter who retired in October 2022.

Professor Carter earned her promotion to the highest academic rank at the institution following a rigorous assessment process by independent external assessors, which included evaluation of the quality and quantity of her research, publications, and other professional activities, including enhancement of the University’s reputation. Her appointment took effect during the last quarter of 2022.

The UWI Cave Hill Campus’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations Underway

1-Principal Landis and Vice_Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Monthly historic parish hikes, sharing scholarship through lectures and other learning activities, as well as an educational bus tour on Emancipation Day are among a raft of yearlong outreach activities planned to mark the 60th anniversary of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus which dovetails with the regional University’s 75th anniversary. Cave Hill, the third landed campus of The UWI community, opened in 1963 at a temporary location at the Deep-Water Harbour, before moving to its current location in 1967.

Induction of The UWI St. Augustine Campus Principal carded for January 21

Induction of The UWI St. Augustine Campus Principal  carded for January 21

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that the Induction Ceremony for Principal of the St. Augustine Campus, Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine will be held on January 21, 2023 at Daaga Auditorium on the St. Augustine Campus at 6.00 p.m. (Eastern Caribbean).

Sandrea Maynard named new UWI Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Affairs

Sandrea Maynard named new UWI Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Affairs

In furtherance of its strategic agenda and vision as a global university rooted in the Caribbean, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), announces the appointment of its new Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) Global Affairs, Sandrea Maynard, LLB (Hons) LLM, SFHEA, PgCHE. PVC Maynard, whose appointment became effective on January 1, 2023, will lead the regional university’s global engagement portfolio and coordinate all internationalisation and strategic global initiatives across The UWI system.
 

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