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2013-2014 Undergraduate Handbook

The 2013-2014 Undergraduate Student Handbook now available for collection.  You may pick up your copy from the foyer of SSLT from Monday August 26 - Friday August 30.  After this date, they will be distributed from the Faculty Office.  


Please note that the Handbooks are also available online.  Click here to view or download a copy.

Exchange Programme: My Semester in China

Read about Sandene Forrester's Experience as an Exchange Student at the Taiyuan University of Technology in China. Click here for details.

Regulations Governing the Payment of Fees

To learn more about the regulations governing the payment of tuition and hall fees for Semester II, 2012-2013, please click on link below.

UWI Granted Institutional Accreditation

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus has been granted institutional accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), for a period of seven (7) years, the maximum time possible. The accreditation took effect from February 1, 2012.  This is a significant development for the UWI, Mona, which is now the first institution in Jamaica to secure institutional accreditation from the UCJ, as a way of validating its quality standards. Institutional accreditation means that all the undergraduate and graduate programmes currently being offered by The UWI, Mona, are recognized.

Dean's List for Semester 2, 2012-2013

The Faculty of Social Sciences wishes to congratulate all students for their inclusion on the Dean's List for Semester 2, 2012-2013.  The Dean's List recognises the achievement of undergraduates from semester to semester.  Students who have been included on the list will receive official notification via their UWI-issued email account.


Please click here to view the list and the eligibility criteria. 



Deanship of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Effective August 1, Professor Evan 'Bunny' Duggan will assume the Deanship of the Faculty of Social Sciences.


Accreditation & You

Do you have questions about the accreditation of the UWI?  The brochure, 'Accreditation and You' seeks to answer your questions.  Click on link below to download of view a copy.

UWI Recognises Outstanding Researchers

At the Annual Research Day Awards Ceremony held January 27 in recognition of outstanding researchers, Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal Professor Gordon Shirley presented awards to Faculty of Social Sciences staff members in the following categories:


-  Best Research Publication

-  Outstanding Researcher/Outstanding Research Activity

-  Research Project Attracting the Most Research Funds, and

-  Research Project with the Greatest Business/ Economic/ Development Impact.


FSS Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Ms. Marina Ramkissoon from the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work for being awarded the 2010-2011 FSS Excellence in Teaching Award.  Ms. Ramkissoon was recognised for her commitment to excellence in teaching and her dedication to enhancing student learning at the FSS Annual Award Ceremony held on January 12, 2012 in the Assembly Hall, Mona.


Commendations for their teaching were also extended to Dr. Caryl James of the same Department but serving at the Western Jamaica Campus and to Dr. Damien King of the Department of Economics.

"Dying to be Beautiful? ..." Conference Website

The Faculties of Social Sciences and Medicine, UWI is launching the website for the Conference "Dying to be Beautiful? Body Image, Eating Disorders and Health in the Caribbean" to be held on the Western Campus in Montego Bay from January 13-15, 2012.  Please see link below:


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