The UWI Mona hosts The Festival of Carols

The University Chapel’s Annual Carol Service will take place on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the University Chapel, The UWI, Mona. Themed The Festival of Nine Lessons with Carols, The Mona campus will be hosting a face-to-face Carol Service for the community and general public. The organizers are inviting anyone who is unable to make it in person to join the festival on YouTube as the service will also be streamed live on The UWI Mona Media YouTube Channel.

The UWI’s Prof. Marvin Reid awarded Fellowship Designation by the World College of Family Physicians

The UWI’s Prof. Marvin Reid

Professor Marvin Reid has been awarded the Fellowship Designation by the  World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), at the  WONCA World Congress and Conference  in Sydney, Australia (October 21 to 29,2023). This is a significant and proud moment for The University of the West Indies, (The UWI) Mona Campus. This prestigious recognition underscores Professor Reid's exceptional contributions to WONCA and to the field of family medicine and further solidifies his standing as a distinguished figure in the global medical community.

UWI Mona enhancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

UWI Mona enhancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona is working with and through its new UWI Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Unit (ED&I) to increase equitable access to quality education for its students, while also ensuring its work environment is agile and enabling for all.

The UWI launches joint Periodontal Research Programme with International partners


Professor Paul Brown from the Department of Basic Medical Sciences in conjunction with co-Investigators Dr. Patricia Diaz, Professor of Empire Innovation and Director of the University at Buffalo Microbiome Center, NY, USA, and Dr. Alan Landay, Professor of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA, received a USD$1 million award from the National Institute of Health’s (NIH’s) National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and Fogarty International Center to create a training programme at The University of the West Indies in Jamaica.

Five Promoted to Professor at The UWI


The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has promoted five of its finest academics to the rank of Professor. The new professors are experts in the fields of Special Education, Organic Chemistry, Spatial Information Science, International Law and Global Environment Governance, and Environmental Information Modelling and Management.

UWI Cocoa Research Centre's Chocolates Make Enthusiastic Entry into the Barbadian Market

UWI Cocoa Research Centre's Chocolates Make Enthusiastic Entry into the Barbadian Market

A sweet venture unfolded at The University of the West Indies' (The UWI) Cave Hill Campus on October 20 as The UWI’s world-renowned Cocoa Research Centre (CRC) introduced its signature chocolates to the Barbados market. This 'soft launch', which coincided with the graduation ceremonies, marked the CRC's first foray into the Barbadian market. The launch, led by Pro Vice-Chancellor and St.

The UWI and ITU Launch Course on Innovative City Development and People-centred Digital Transformation


The University of the West Indies (The UWI), one of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU’s) 14 global Academic Training Centres (ATCs), has opened registration for its first course offering under the ITU’s ATC programme. This course, Design and Development of Smart Cities, provides an overview of the essential aspects of smart city development.

Building Societies that are free from Violence require New Masculinities that Embrace Nurturing Fatherhood


On Monday, November 20, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) brought together a panel of experts for the Vice-Chancellor’s Forum, under the theme “Masculinity, Fatherhood and Children’s Rights”. The panel investigated the shifts in masculinities and their implications for children's rights to live free from violence along with other rights enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Return to Normal Face-to-Face Operations on Monday, November 20, 2023

The UWI Mona hopes that all members of our Campus Community are safe and have been minimally impacted by the inclement weather conditions that affected Jamaica on November 17.
The Mona Campus will return to normal face-to-face operations on Monday, November 20, 2023.
We appreciate your patience and flexibility during any disruptions caused by the inclement weather. We also wish to thank all members of our Emergency Management team and responders on the ground, for ensuring the safety and well-being of our Campus Community. 

The UWI Mona Activates Remote Operations - November 17, 2023

The UWI Mona wishes to advise that in light of the weather conditions affecting Jamaica, the
Campus has taken the decision to move all academic and administrative services online for today,
November 17th. Staff will therefore work remotely with the exception of the emergency
management teams required to safeguard the Campus.

The UWI Mona encourages staff and students to be safe and to take the necessary actions to protect
lives and livelihood.

Further information will be provided as the day progresses.


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