February 21, 2024

Barbados Rum Route: Navigating the distilleries of the West Indies

Enjoying a glass of rum by the seaside while navigating the distilleries of the West Indies – pixabay On our voyage, we are navigating the distilleries of the West Indies. Amidst the lush landscapes and pristine coastlines lies a treasure trove of heritage, where centuries-old traditions meet modern craftsmanship to create some of the world’s […]

The Grab for Gaza: The UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum focuses on the causes, concerns and consequences of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 13, 2023—On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will host a Vice-Chancellor’s Forum themed, “The Grab for Gaza: The Israel-Palestine Conflict – Causes, Concerns and Consequences”.  The virtual event, accessible on UWItv’s website https://uwitv.global/, starts at 10:00 a.m. (AST/Eastern Caribbean) | 9:00 […]

Canada and the Caribbean – A partnership for the future

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Wednesday, October 11, 2023. The following editorial is issued by Sandrea Maynard, Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Affairs at The University of the West Indies. Canada and the Caribbean have been historically longstanding partners but today, many Canadians perceive the Caribbean as a destination for vacations.   Over the years, as other […]

Marketer, Entomologist, Ophthalmologist and Data Science Expert among The UWI’s newest Professors

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Wednesday, September 20, 2023—A Marketer, Entomologist, Ophthalmologist and Data Science Expert are among the newest Professors at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The University’s Office of Administration is pleased to announce the promotion of nine academics to its highest rank: ‘Professor’. The cohort earned promotions following […]

‘Slavery Reparations are Coming’| UWI in TIME

The University of the West Indies,Regional Headquarters, W.I. WednesdayJuly 19, 2023—TIME Magazine’s current front page declaration “Slavery Reparations are coming”, has consciously foregrounded the epicentre roles of Barbados, The University of the West Indies and its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles who is internationally recognised as the global iconic face of the movement.  The recent […]

UWI invites its network to Diamond Jubilee Week celebrations

The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, W.I. Monday July 10, 2023 —The University of the West Indies (The UWI) continues the yearlong celebrations in honour of its 75th anniversary with a special Diamond Jubilee Week of celebration from July 17 – 22, 2023.  The schedule of events for the week includes: an Alumni […]

New Partnership Focuses on Caribbean Tourism Industry’s Engagement in Sustainable Certification Programs

From Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Stakeholders pen collaboration commitments: Signatories display their support during the virtual signing of the MOU. (Clockwise from upper left): Dr. Acolla Lewis-Cameron, University of the West Indies; Daniel Schaeffer, Foundation for Environmental Education; Kyle Mais, Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association; and Joanna Moses-Wothke from Green […]

The UWI grieves with Guyana in response to the tragic fire

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, May 24, 2023—The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies in response to the tragic fire in Guyana on Sunday, May 20, 2023.  The entire regional University of the West Indies grieves with the government and people of Guyana […]

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor || On the Passing of Dr. The Honourable Harry Belafonte – ‘Rest Well Harry.’

Portrait of Harry Belafonte, singing. – Wikipedia Rest well Harry. The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, April 25, 2023—The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, on the passing of singer, actor and civil rights activist, Dr. The Honourable Harry Belafonte. It was with deep […]

Statement from Professor Sir Hilary Beckles | Richard L. Bernal

The Hon. Richard L. Bernal: “Instinctively a Regionalist” The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Thursday, January 5, 2023. —The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies on behalf of the university community, on the passing of Professor of Practice, Ambassador Dr the Hon. Richard L. […]