January 21, 2020

Two UWI academics receive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2020

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The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. December 5, 2019—Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles has expressed his delight at the announcement of two UWI academics being among awardees – yet again – for the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. Among the four named 2020 Caribbean Awards for Excellence Laureates, are Dr. Olivene Burke, Executive Director […]

MILLS: Has the West Indies been smart in its politics and development?

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By Oliver Mills West Indians are imported people with an imported culture and institutions. Some of the countries comprising the West Indies, now the Caribbean, were colonies of conquest, while others were colonies of settlement. The settlers brought their institutions and culture to the region, and in the colonies of conquest, the institutions were imposed. […]

The UWI Open Campus and Consular Corps of Jamaica hosting free trade webinar

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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Monday, November 11, 2019 — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus and the Consular Corps of Jamaica will host a webinar entitled, “Europe under explored – the prospects for trade and investment with Jamaica in the 21st Century” on Wednesday November 13, 2019 starting […]

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles thanks UWI staff for contributions  to building an ‘excellent university’

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 21 October 2019—The University of the West Indies’ (The UWI) is celebrating its recently announced surge in ranking among the world’s top universities, validating its vision of being an excellent global university. And on Wednesday, October 16, the regional academy also celebrated some outstanding staff for their professional achievements and contributions towards the University’s high performance, at the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. […]

Mother and daughter graduate from The UWI Open Campus

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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – For the first time in The UWI Open Campus history, a mother and daughter graduated on the same day, both with bachelor’s degrees. Normally parents accompany their children to a graduation ceremony to see them cross the stage, however on Saturday October 12, […]

Three Distinguished UWI Alumni receive Pelican Awards from Open Campus Alumni Chapters

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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Barbados. October 16, 2019 – On Saturday, October 12, 2019, three distinguished alumni of The University of the West Indies were conferred with the prestigious Pelican Award. The Awards were presented at The University of the West Indies Alumni Association (UWIAA) Open Campus Alumni Chapters annual Pelican Awards […]

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 […]