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Cave Hill Campus Marks 50 Years of Service

In 2013 the Cave Hill Campus marks 50 years of service to the people of the Caribbean and beyond.
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Prize Draw - New Student Survey 2012-13

The Campus Quality Assurance Office (CQAO) conducted the prize draw for participation in the New Students Survey 2012-13. The CQAO is pleased to announce that the winner is Ms. Janelle Sealy. Ms. Sealy has won a $500.00 voucher redeemable at the University Bookshop, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. To be eligible for the prize, students were required to fully complete the online surv...
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UWI Open Campus Welcomes New Head in The Bahamas

The Open Campus Council of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has approved the appointment of Dr. Barbara A. Rodgers-Newboldto the post of Head, The University of The West Indies, Open Campus, TheCommonwealth of The Bahamas. Dr. Rodgers-Newbold’s appointment became effective on Monday, October 15, 2012. Brought on to extend the vision and mission of the UWI through the innovative offering...
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African Feminism in Local Spotlight

African feminism will be in the local spotlight when Professor Amina Mama delivers the 18th annual Caribbean Women: Catalysts for Change lecture in memory of the late Dame Nita Barrow. This public lecture hosted by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit will take place on Friday, November 16 at 7:00 pm in Lecture Theatre One of the Roy Marshall Teaching Complex of t...
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UWI awards 29 Open Scholarships

The University of the West Indies (UWI) has awarded 29 Open Scholarships to undergraduate students for the academic year 2012/2013. The UWI Open Scholarship programme is one of the ways in which UWI, the region’s flagship tertiary institution, is attracting and rewarding the Caribbean’s high achievers. The prestigious scholarships will cover the students’ cost of tuition (where applicable), b...
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Corporate Donors help fund new UWI vice Chancellery Building

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago – Caribbean corporate organizations are signalling their commitment to an integrated Caribbean, contributing in cash and kind to the completion of the Vice Chancellery building of The University of the West Indies (UWI). Approximately US$1 million has already been raised through donations from companies like the Neal & Massy Group, Caribbean Cement Compan...
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Mapping the Creative Industries

The Shridath Ramphal Centre (SRC) is pleased to release the fourth edition of our emagazine Caribbean Creatives which is a publication of the Creative Industries Exchange (CIE) webportal. This fourth issue of the Caribbean Creatives is sponsored by the University of the West Indies Chair for the World Trade Organization (WTO). It explores the rarely ventured area of the Creative Economy and its...
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Celebrating with Sir George

According to Julio Frenk, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, Sir George Alleyne was nicknamed “The Champ” back in high school on account of his mastery of everything he turned his hand to, and the name stuck. It's an epithet more usually reserved for heavyweight boxers, but seems equally apt for an intellectual bruiser like Alleyne. “He's a rare combination”, says Frenk: “a deep think...
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Appointment of Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Yvette Jackson as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies with effect from August 1, 2012, succeeding Professor Ronald Young, who has retired. A Jamaican, Professor Jackson joined the academic staff at the UWI Mona Campus as Assistant Lecturer in 1983, the year she completed the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) d...
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Principal Beckles addresses the 13th Biennial Inter-campus Staff Games.

It is again our special honour and privilege to host the UWI 13th Biennial Inter-campus Staff Games at the Cave Hill campus. On behalf of the management, staff and students, I extend a warm welcome to our extended University family - competitors and supporters alike – and hope that throughout your stay, you will thoroughly enjoy the wonderful ambiance of our picturesque campus and its modern sp...
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New Program Targets Young Scientists

On February 25, 2012, the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) announced the launch of the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE). The SPISE is an intensive summer program for Caribbean high-school students who are interested in pursuing careers in science or engineering. The first annual SPISE will run from August 6 to September 1, 2012 on the Barbados campus of the Un...
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ACHEA 11th Annual Conference hailed a success

The Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators (ACHEA) convened its 11th Annual Conference at the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) on July 12-14, 2012. Mr. C. William Iton; University Registrar, The University of the West Indies and President, ACHEA, welcomed delegates and members of the ACHEA executive to the conference. Over a hundred and twenty delegates from CARICOM ...
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Barbados Ready for 8th Annual ADHT Conference

Barbados is ready to host the 8th Annual African Diaspora Heritage Trail (ADHT) Conference, which will be held September 17 to 19 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Coordinated by the Ministry of Tourism, the conference, which features the theme Our Heritage, Our Identity: Uncover, Recover, Discover, is expected to bring renewed focus to the rich histories of the African Diaspora and provi...
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The 12th Annual Professor E. R. Walrond Scientific Symposium

The University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences in association with the Surgical and Allied specialties of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital present the Twelfth Annual Professor E. R. Walrond Scientific Symposium on July 20, 2012 at the Auditorium of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The first symposium was organized by the Surgical and Allied specialties and was held in July 2001 as par...
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Cave Hill Debaters remain in winners row

The UWI Cave Hill Campus successfully defended their title as champions of the annual CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Inter-Campus Case Analysis Competition with an outstanding performance to beat out strong competition from sister campuses St. Augustine, Mona and specially invited guest; the University of Technology, Jamaica. The fifth edition of this fledgling competition; an excellen...
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