UWI Mona Hosts Delaware State University to talk future partnerships in student exchanges; study abroad opportunities and more

The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus recently hosted a team from The State University of Delaware in an effort to strengthen ties and extend collaborations between the institutions in the coming years.

UWI Consolidates at the Top

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) continues its trajectory among the top universities internationally.  In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic’s challenges upon management operations and financial outlook, The UWI continues to prove its academic excellence and global competitiveness by consolidating its position among the best ranked institutions. This much was confirmed by a recent report from Times Higher Education (THE), the most prestigious university ranking system.

BOOST Programme cops 2021 RJR Gleaner Special Award for Education

The University of the West Indies is proud to announce some exciting news about its new initiative, the BOOST Programme. The Programme has won the 2021 RJR Gleaner Special Award in the category of Education!
 

UWI sustains high ranking in Latin America Region

Times Higher Education places The UWI among the best in its

Latin America Universities Rankings 2022

UWI Press launches double volume publication on Sir Alister McIntyre's Papers and Speeches

The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press) recently launched Caribbean Trade, Integration and Development - Selected Papers and Speeches of Alister McIntyre (Vols. 1 & 2). The works edited by Andrew S. Downes, Compton Bourne, M. Arnold McIntyre, and Rosalie O'Meally, reflect the vision of the late Sir Alister McIntyre, OCC, OM, CCH, who has been described variously as an economic consultant, economic advisor, scholar, policymaker and former Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

Education Experts examine transforming Caribbean education at UWI Vice-Chancellor's Forum

On Thursday, July 21, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in collaboration with the Caribbean Centre for Educational Planning (CCEP) hosted a Vice-Chancellor’s Forum to discuss the Orlando Patterson Commission Report. The Report which presents a comprehensive review and assessment of Jamaica’s education system, its structure, operation, and processes was examined by regional education experts during two-hour hybrid event which aired live on UWItv.

Jamaica 60 - Reigniting a Nation for Greatness

As Jamaica turns 60, The UWI at 74 remains the light rising out of the West; taking our place in the world as a global university rooted in the Caribbean.
 
The University of the West Indies, started at Mona as a University College of London with 33 medical students in 1948.

New UWI St. Augustine Campus Principal takes office

Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal for the St. Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) officially assumed office on August 1, 2022. She succeeds Professor Brian Copeland who proceeded into retirement on July 31, 2022.

BOOST Programme cops 2021 RJR Gleaner Special Award for Education

FST Dean and Associate Dean receiving RJRGLEANER Special Honour Award in Education

The University of the West Indies is proud to announce some exciting news about its new initiative, the BOOST Programme. The Programme has won the 2021 RJR Gleaner Special Award in the category of Education!

The UWI announces the appointments of new Professors in the fields of Music, Law, Astronomy, Engineering, and Medical Microbiology

The Office of Administration at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the promotion of five academics to Professors, the highest academic rank at the institution. The newly appointed are Professor David Akombo in the field of music; Professor David Berry in the field of law; Professor Shirin Haque, the first at the University in the field of astronomy; Professor Krishpersad Manohar in the field of mechanical engineering and Professor Alison Merle Nicholson in the field of Medical Microbiology.

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