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Congratulations Prof Waller

Prof Lloyd Waller portrait

On the 16th of October 2023, National Heroes Day in Jamaica, the esteemed Professor Lloyd Waller from the University of the West Indies, Mona was honoured with the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for his remarkable contributions to global tourism resilience and governance. The award, presented at King's House in Kingston, is a testament to Professor Waller's unwavering dedication to...

Empowering Early and Mid-Career Researchers

Researcher in a writing workshop
Empowering Early and Mid-Career Researchers: UWI Mona and University of London Collaborate on Transformative Workshop
The Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica, in partnership with the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, is thrilled to...

New FSS Guild Rep - Perry Cummings jr

Picture of Perry Cummings jr in red button up shirt.

Perry Cummings jr is a final year student at the University of the West indies Mona Campus where he pursues a degree in Political Science. He is currently the Guild Representative for the faculty of Social Sciences at the university and is also the Director of Sponsorship Management and Marketing at the Greater Change Foundation. Perry is a prolific writer, as he currently writes for the...

GMI/UWI Ambassador

Meet Brianna Our UWI Ambassador for the GMI Programme

GMI is proud to announce Brianna Chambers as the UWI Volunteer Student Ambassador. She will work with GMI to promote the GMI Mentorship with the ...

FSS Excels at UWI MONA Student Award Ceremony

Model UN Team at uwi awards


On April 1st, 2023 UWI MONA had its annual Student’s Awards Ceremony. This awards ceremony occurs every year where the university recognizes its student who have excelled in both academic performance and co- curricular activities. As the university marks its 75th year of existence it is of the utmost importance that the students who make this institution successful. These students...

FSS Staff Achievement for First Aid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training

Staff members Mrs Sandra Fagan, Ms Annandale  Walters, Ms Sue-Ann Edwards and Mr Odaine Williams

We at The Faculty of Social Sciences would like to congratulate Mrs Sandra Fagan, Ms Annandale Walters, Ms Sue-Ann Edwards and Mr Odaine Williams for completing the Certificate in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training. CPR is an essential life-saving operation. Persons who have CPR certification, can perform CPR swiftly and effectively. If someone is in need of...

12 UWI (7 FSS) students selected for international Millennium Fellowship

Twelve undergrad students from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are among the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2022, an international cohort of student leaders awarded fellowships to manage real-world projects that help advance The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Christine Powell (FSS), Gilani James (FSS), Moya Clarke (FSS), ...

FSS Welcomes First Female Dean

Professional picture of Dr Heather Ricketts

When you walk the office hall of the Faculty of Social Sciences you are first greeted by a wall furnished with...

Professor Emeritus Trevor Munroe

Congrats on being conferred with the title of Professor Emeritus!

Trevor Munroe, one of the Caribbean’s leading public scholars, is currently the Principal Director of National Integrity Action, the Jamaican Chapter of...

FSS Gold Medal Winner!

Corporate picture of Dr James Bateman

Dr Caryl James Bateman’s book, Traditional and Western Medicine: Voices from Jamaican Psychiatric Patients received an Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Award). Her book received the gold medal in the category of Psychology/Mental Health.

Traditional and Western...