Message from Professor Stephan Gift

Welcome Message to New Graduate Students

The University of the West Indies welcomes all new and returning postgraduate students to its exciting postgraduate programmes in a range of disciplines for the academic year 2019/2020. These programmes provide opportunities to deepen knowledge and skills in order to meet the increasing demands of a developing 21st century Caribbean in a globalized environment. Our MPhil and PhD degrees provide opportunities to conduct meaningful and significant research that extends knowledge and has an impact on the region and beyond.

We are continuously striving to produce distinctive graduates by exposing students to a high-quality and enjoyable learning experience. These programmes are regularly reviewed by teams of professionals from other regional and international institutions in order to ensure that we maintain high quality standards in keeping with those of a recognized international institution.

My colleagues and I stay at the cutting edge of research and we are actively promoting innovation and entrepreneurship among our staff and students. In this way our students have access to the very best ideas and techniques. We are pleased that you have chosen the University of the West Indies to engage in postgraduate education and research and wish you all success in the academic year 2019-2020.

Professor Stephan Gift
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies and Research