The UWI salutes Barbados on achieving Republic status and the appointment of its first President

The University of the West Indies, joins the region and the world in congratulating Barbados on this remarkable milestone in its history. The island’s achievement of Republic status and the appointment its first President, Her Excellency the Most Honourable Dame Sandra Mason is a proud moment for The UWI as an indigenous Caribbean university. The University community salutes the people of Barbados and Prime Minister, The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley on the bold move to leave the country’s colonial past behind, and elect a Barbadian Head of State, on their 55th anniversary of Independence.

New UWI Website Cops International Digital Marketing Award

New UWI Website Cops International Digital Marketing Award

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has launched a redesigned, modern, and more efficient website for its central administrative operations—www.uwi.edu

The UWI’s Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine urges Caribbean people to claim their achievements

The UWI’s Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine urges  Caribbean people to claim their achievements

“We do not proclaim our achievements enough. Our modesty and timidity are our worst enemies”.

This declaration, made by Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, came during the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) on Thursday November 25.

In a live, virtual Awards ceremony, broadcast via UWItv, seven staff members and one department from across the UWI system were presented with the Awards which represent the regional University’s highest accolade.

JLP Education Fund and the PM’s Positive Jamaica Foundation make $2.5m donation to The UWI Mona for needy students

JLP Education Fund and the PM’s Positive Jamaica Foundation make $2.5m donation to The UWI Mona for needy students

(L-R) President of the Guild of Students, Danielle Mullings; The UWI Mona’s Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Dale Webber; The Most Honourable Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and The UWI Mona Campus Registrar, Dr Donovan Stanberry. All pictured holding one of two cheques with a total value of JMD$2.5m presented to The UWI Mona to support needy students.

The UWI Mona Campus hosts participants from the ‘One Ocean Expedition’ research vessel

The UWI Mona Campus hosts participants from  the ‘One Ocean Expedition’ research vessel

Participants aboard the Norwegian, Statsraad Lehmkuhl research vessel which docked at Jamaica’s Port Royal earlier this month, were hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

The 33 visiting students and lecturers who are on the One Ocean Expedition led by University of Bergen (UiB), toured the Mona Campus’ Port Royal Marine Laboratory, then participated in an organised Knowledge Exchange Forum.

UWI Launches US$1.5 Million Endowment for Medical Sciences: Medical Alumni give to Fund Student Scholarships

UWI alumnus Dr. Edward Doyle Slifer

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) through its Medical Alumni Association (UWIMAA) has launched an Endowment of US$1.5 million.

UWI staff to be Honoured for Excellence at Virtual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony on November 25

UWI staff to be honoured for excellence at virtual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony on November 25

Seven staff members and one department at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will be honoured at 2020/2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. One of the highlights on the University’s calendar, the Awards recognise high achievement by academic, senior administrative and professional personnel throughout the regional university. The 2020/2021 Awards, which marks the 28th year, will be held virtually—similar to last year’s ceremony—due to regional COVID-19 restrictions and protocols and will take the total number of awardees to 161.

UWI experts co-author new book on COVID-19 in the Caribbean and Pacific Island regions

UWI experts co-author new book on COVID-19 in the Caribbean and Pacific Island regions

A new book addressing the challenges of the Coronavirus in the CARICOM region features chapters written by experts from The University of the West Indies (The UWI).

New Campus Principal, Professor Clive Landis pledges to position The UWI Cave Hill as a pillar of innovation in Barbados

Professor Clive Landis

Newly inducted Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Professor Clive Landis has pledged to draw on The UWI’s strategic vision of driving Caribbean development to position the Cave Hill Campus as a pillar of innovation in Barbados.

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