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Grace Foods, OAS, and The UWI Collaborate on 75th Anniversary Commemorative Cookbook

OAS Ambassador Nestor Mendez and Grace Foods CEO Frank James shaking hands and sharing a laugh
The Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of the West Indies, Mona, is proud to announce a remarkable partnership with Grace Foods and the Organization of American States (OAS) in the creation of the OAS-UWI 75th Anniversary Commemorative Cookbook.
September 25, 2023

Join us in Celebrating UWI Mona's 75th Anniversary Gala!

75th Anniversary Gala tickets for sale, $120 early bird

We are excited to invite you to a truly memorable event – the UWI Mona 75th Anniversary Gala!

As part of the celebrations, the Mona Campus is hosting an exquisite evening filled with elegance, entertainment, and nostalgia. The Gala will bring to focus recognition to some of the pioneers whose work has meaningfully impacted the university and the society at large. This Gala promises to be an unforgettable experience, and we would be thrilled to have you join us.

July 28, 2023

Congratulations Prof Densil Williams!

The Faculty of Social Sciences congratulates Professor Densil Williams on his appointment as Principal of the Mona campus, beginning August 1, 2023. Professor Williams is one of our own, being a proud graduate of the Faculty and former Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM). We wish him every success in his tenure as Principal.


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June 07, 2023

Dr. Holger Henke appointed new Director, SALISES at The UWI Mona Campus

Dr. Holger Henke
The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Wednesday, March 15, 2023-The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Holger Henke as its new Director, effective February 6, 2023.
April 14, 2023

UWI Model UN (UWIMUN) team wins big at Harvard Model UN Competition

UWI Mona Model UN team

The Faculty of Social Sciences commends The UWI Model United Nations (UWIMUN) team which recently won five (5) awards at the recently held Harvard Model UN Competition in Washington from February 14th to 21st , 2023.

March 10, 2023

International Women's Day | Dean's Message

International Women's Day Dean's Message

My Sisters, today we observe International Women’s Day under the UN Women and the United Nations theme DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. 

March 08, 2023

FSS Alumna Shullette Cox appointed new JAMPRO CEO

Shullette Cox Professional Photo

Join us in congratulating Shullette Cox a FSS Alumna who has been appointed as the new President of JAMPRO. During her time at the university she was an International Relations and Economics double major. This a testament for where she has landed herself today. In January the Board of Directors at JAMPRO appointed Ms.Cox as the acting President from her long term position of Vice President. Here she led a team which recently did the highly successful Ministerial Mission to Guyana. Since Ms.Cox did such impeccable work in this position Chairman, Mrs.

February 20, 2023

FSS Writer’s Retreat 2023

Poolside view of the Cardiff Hotel and Spa

The Faculty of Social Sciences wishes to congratulate the FSS Researchers who have been selected to attend the FSS Research Writers’ Retreat Conference 2023! The conference will be held from January 5 -8, 2023 at the Cardiff Hotel and Spa in Runaway Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica.


January 03, 2023

Sophie’s Place Christmas Donations

FSS handing over food drive donations

To spread the Christmas cheers, and in executing the C in our REACH mandate (Committed to being creative, caring, accountable, motivated and professional individuals), Mrs Shara Williams-Lue (Research and Planning Officer) and Ms Lejahmai Palmer (Secretary) organized a Food Drive for the staff and children of Sophie’s Place.

January 03, 2023

Book Donation – Embassy of the Argentine Republic

Books being handed over to the FSS

Coming out of our Partnerships for Development presentation, we are happy to announce that on December 16, 2022 the Embassy of the Argentine Republic kindly donated to the faculty and the UWI Mona books on the Malvinas. Specifically, we received, The International Community and the Malvinas Question; The Malvinas, the South Georgias and the South Sandwich Islands, the conflict with Britain and A 50 anos de la Resolucion 2065 (xx) de las Naciones Unidas.

January 03, 2023