The Office of Online Learning is pleased to announce the Launch of its Website

UWI Students saluted for bravery in helping to combat COVID-19

Some of the students in the field during Operation Seek and Save

Over 400 regional students at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus have been hailed as heroes for their courageous fieldwork at the height of a COVID-19 resurgence in Barbados earlier this year.

In February, the students signed up for the Community Evaluation and Testing Project, popularly known as Operation Seek and Save; a data gathering exercise organised by the Government of Barbados and Cave Hill Campus to help stem a deadly second wave of the pandemic, and also contain the growing spread of dengue fever.

A new, easy-to-use and personalised library user interface, UWIlinC, is here

UWIlinc - easy to use and personalized library interface is now available

Libraries across The UWI will receive a boost in the University’s e-information portal, UWIlinC, starting this week with the introduction of a New User Interface (NUI) on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

The new UWIlinC interface is critical for The UWI system, as it moves towards harmonising its operations within the context of an institution-wide digital transformation exercise expected to bring foundational changes to how the University delivers information resources, services and value to all customers.

UWI Postgrads to lend their Expertise to International Climate Change Agenda

Tracy-Ann Hyman and Marium Alleyne

Postgraduate candidates Tracy-Ann Hyman and Marium Alleyne are poised to make their presence felt on the world stage later this year when they participate in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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The Appointment of Dr Marina Ramkissoon as Director, Human Resource Management Division

Dr Marina Ramkissoon

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Marina Ramkissoon to the position of Director of the Human Resource Management Division (HRMD) with effect from May 1, 2021.

The UWIs COP26 Rising Star Researchers

Ms. Tracy-Ann Hyman and Ms. Marium Alleyne

Ms. Tracy-Ann Hyman a PhD candidate at the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) and Ms. Marium Alleyne  a PhD candidate from the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (The UWI) have been named among the Commonwealth Futures Climate 26 Global Rising-star Researchers for 2021.

The UWI congratulates alumna Dr Carla Natalie Barnett on her historic appointment as CARICOM Secretary-General

Dr Carla Natalie Barnett

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) congratulates Dr Carla Natalie Barnett who was announced as the 8th Secretary-General of CARICOM on Tuesday May 11, 2020. The two-time UWI graduate has made history as the first woman to be appointed to the post.

Professor Clive Landis to serve as next Principal UWI Cave Hill

Professor Clive Landis

The University Office of Administration is pleased to announce Professor Clive Landis as the next Principal of The UWI Cave Hill Campus.

Professor Landis’ appointment was confirmed at the annual business meeting of its University Council on April 30. The appointment was approved by the University Council, following a recommendation from Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.

The UWI Five Islands Public Advocacy Series jumps into e-Sports

With the global gaming industry valued at USD 159 billion in 2020 and expected to grow in 2021, The University of the West Indies, Five Islands Campus will explore the business of e-Sports in the next edition of its Public Advocacy Series. The May virtual event, which takes place on Monday May 17, will feature two international industry leaders, Dr. Melita Moore and Mr. Eric Elder. 
 

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles to begin second term as UWI Vice-Chancellor on August 1

Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles

Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, who is currently in the final year of his six-year contract, has been reappointed by the institution’s highest governing body, the University Council, for a second six-year term.

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