Global UWI's Reputation and Resilience


The recently published Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023, as well as its Latin America University Rankings four months ago, demonstrate the impressive international resilience of The University of the West Indies.

$26.7 m in scholarship funding for UWI Mona students following AFUWI visit

The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus hosted seven members of the American Foundation of the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) Board of Trustees on their recent visit to Jamaica in October. The visit culminated in a donation of more than JM$26 m in scholarships for UWI Mona Students. The Board also met with the Senior Management of the Campus to hold a round of talks on how the Foundation can further support the University. 

More than 4000 UWI Mona student to graduate in 5 ceremonies over 3 days (Nov. 3-5)

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More than 4000 students from the Class of 2022 will be conferred with degrees, diplomas, and certificates by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) as the Mona Campus hosts its Face-to-Face Graduation Ceremonies from November 3-5, 2022. The Campus will, for the first time, host five (5) Ceremonies over three days - all of which will be broadcasted on UWI TV and social media.

Graduands at The UWI Cave Hill Campus to set a record number of First Class Honours

Graduands at The UWI Cave Hill Campus to set a record number of First Class Honours

A record number of students will be awarded first class honours when The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus reverts to its annual in-person graduation ceremony for the first time in three years. Following the relaxation of COVID-19 protocols in Barbados, the spectacular ceremony returns to the Campus grounds on Saturday, October 22.

Among those walking the stage will be about 150 graduands who will be recognised for outstanding performance at the postgraduate level, as well as nearly 200 who will receive first class honours degrees at the undergraduate level.

12 UWI students selected for international Millennium Fellowship

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Twelve undergrad students from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are among the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2022, an international cohort of student leaders awarded fellowships to manage real-world projects that help advance The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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Class of 2022 Valedictorians

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National Honours for 2022 bestowed on 10 members of The UWI Family

 National Honours for 2022 bestowed on 10 members of The UWI Family

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona congratulates the recipients of some of Jamaica’s highest honours in the 2022 National Honours and Awards. The honourees were recognised at the National Honours and Awards Ceremony, on National Heroes Day – Monday, October 17, 2022, on the lawns of King’s House.

The UWI community proudly notes that among the honourees are several current and former members of The UWI Mona staff and Honorary Graduates, these include four members who received the Jamaican honours system – The Order of Jamaica. They were:

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The UWI now Multi-lingual

The UWI now multi-lingual

After in-depth internal strategic planning and discussion with regional education stakeholders, The UWI has finally evolved as a ‘multi-lingual’ institution. A Foreign Language Policy for its five regional campuses has been approved and is being implemented. According to the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies, Professor Justin Robinson, “Going forward, the expectation is that all UWI graduates will be at least conversation competent in a language other than English.”


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