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Director's Message

Welcome to the UWI Mona – Western Jamaica Campus – Bold, Innovative, Diverse, and Success-driven.

Congratulations on making the decision to further your education at the world-ranked University of the West Indies and specifically at The UWI, Mona – Western Jamaica Campus in the city of Montego Bay.

We know that these are challenging times. As individuals, families, communities and institutions, every choice made at this time is of special significance. We also know that these are times of tremendous opportunities for personal growth and professional development and for imagination, creativity, and innovation.

Your choosing to pursue higher education at this time is therefore a major investment in your future and that of your society and we are happy to be part of that transformational journey with you.

Making it UWI Mona WJC is an excellent choice. Your experience will always be anchored in a culture of student success

We hold dear the core values of our University – Student Centredness, Diversity, Integrity, Excellence and Gender-justice – and are ever committed to the UWI tradition of excellence in academics, creativity in student-leadership, innovation in research, and impact in community outreach. 

Our pride is in ensuring an intellectually engaging, socially stimulating, culturally dynamic, and collectively empowering teaching and learning environment within which you will fulfill your mission of becoming both graduates of choice and change makers of significance in your communities. 

This is your time and your place to shine. This is your occasion to Find Your Bold.

Patrick Prendergast, PhD.



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