October 14, 2019

Dominican is 2019 UWI Open Campus Valedictorian

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Office of the Campus Registrar, Jamaica. Monday, October 7, 2019 – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for its 2019 Presentation of Graduates Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the St John’s Pentecostal Ministries Church in Antigua and […]

Archbishop Gregory to get the trappings of his new office on Thursday

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From Jamaica Observer Bishops from the eight Dioceses in the Province of the West Indies will be concelebrants at a historic recognition service for The Most Reverend Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies, on Thursday, at the Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town, starting at 3:30 pm. Also scheduled to attend will […]

Over 700 students to graduate from The UWI Open Campus this year

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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Thursday, October 3, 2019 – Some 768 graduands from across 16 Caribbean countries will graduate from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The Presentation of Graduates Ceremony will be held at the St. John’s Pentecostal Ministries, St John’s in […]

The UWI Five Islands Campus welcomes new students at Matriculation Ceremony this Friday.

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, 25 September 2019—Following its official opening, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Five Islands Campus will host its inaugural Matriculation and Welcome Ceremony for new students this Friday, September 27, 2019. The Matriculation Ceremony, a longstanding tradition at which new students are formally recognised and accepted as members of […]

Cricket: Aussies sweep Windies with T20 thrashing

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By Laura Jolly From Cricket.com.au The result: West Indies 81 (Britney Cooper 29, Natasha McLean 15; Jonassen 4-7) lost to Australia 1-83 (Healy 38, Mooney 24*; Fletcher 1-20) by nine wickets with 75 balls remaining at Kensington Oval, Barbados The match in a tweet: That’s a sweep! Australia complete an undefeated tour of the Caribbean after Jonassen […]

The UWI Vice-Chancellor leads mission to The Bahamas

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, September 13, 2019—Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, was visibly moved as he opened his Forum on the Hurricane Response in The Bahamas on Friday, September 13, 2019. Calling it a ‘zone of vulnerability and devastation’, he addressed the enormity of devastation, the […]

New study reveals investments in climate change are good business.

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The UWI’s Professor Michael Taylor among co-authors in renowned Science magazine. Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Thursday, September 19, 2019—Professor Michael Taylor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is among an internationally respected group of scientists urgently calling on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change. The scientists are authors of a […]

The UWI climbs

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, August 19, 2019—After its excellent 2018 debut in the Times Higher Education (THE) Latin America University Rankings, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has climbed even higher in the 2019 report published by the prestigious UK-based ranking agency. The THE’s recently published rankings for the Caribbean and Latin America […]

Legendary Cricketer Brian Lara hoping to inspire West Indies side

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From Caribbean National Weekly ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Legendary cricketer Brian Lara has identified the mental aspect as a critical area of focus for West Indies, and believes he can play a significant role in strengthening the Caribbean side in this regard, as they prepare to face India in a two-Test series starting in […]

OECS YES In Action features Aria Laidlow

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Vincentian Climate Change Researcher identifying pathways for sustainable development in small island states. his month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Aria Laidlow, a 29 year old Vincentian national tackling the issues of climate change and sustainable development and inspiring youth activism regionally and internationally. Tell us a little about yourself. I reside on […]