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New Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts coming to The UWI, Cave Hill Campus

New Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts coming to The UWI, Cave Hill Campus Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Tuesday, 19 November 2019—On next year’s observance of Emancipation Day, the region’s cultural landscape will receive a significant uplift when The University of the West Indies (The UWI) at Cave Hill launches a new Faculty of Culture, Creative and Perf...
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The UWI prioritises quality as “everyone’s business”

The UWI prioritises quality as “everyone’s business” Staff and students across the regional University participate in UWI Quality Day The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. December 6, 2019—On Thursday, November 14, staff and students across the five campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) joined the globe in celebrating World Quality Day. Dubbing it &l...
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Two UWI Academics Receive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2020

Two UWI Academics Receive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence 2020 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 Awa...
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Principal Barriteau Awarded Barbados’ Highest Independence Honour

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor V. Eudine Barriteau has been awarded Barbados’ highest national honour – the Order of the Freedom of Barbados. She was among three who headed this year’s list of national honourees to mark Barbados’ 53rd anniversary of independence. Professor Barriteau has been conferre...
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Six Awarded for Excellence at the Cave Hill Campus

Six Awarded for Excellence at the Cave Hill Campus A prolific psychology researcher and an accomplished medical practitioner, are among the six recipients of the 2019 Principal’s Award for Excellence at The UWI Cave Hill Campus. During Cave Hill’s Annual Staff Awards and Retirees Ceremony held on November 23, Professor Donna-Maria Maynard was honoured for Outstanding Research Accom...
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The UWI Recognised for World Class Climate Change Research and Activism

The UWI recognised for world class climate change research and activism Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, November 30, 2019—It was just two months ago that Professor Michael Taylor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), along with an internationally respected group of scientists, urgently called on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change in a co-author...
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Professor Sir Hilary Beckles thanks UWI staff for contributions to building an excellent university.

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles thanks UWI staff for contributions to building an ‘excellent university’. Regional Headquarters, Jamaica.21 October 2019—The University of the West Indies' (The UWI)is celebrating itsrecently announcedsurge in ranking among theworld’s top universities, validating its vision of being an excellent global university.And on Wednesday, October...
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Estimated 9,300 to receive degrees at 2019 UWI Graduations

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, October 14, 2019 — Graduation season at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) commences this weekend in Antigua and Barbuda. The UWI Open Campus graduation ceremony which takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am Eastern Caribbean time at the St John’s Pentecostal Ministries Church in Antigua, marks the start of four consec...
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Taking Care of the Environment for a Stronger Heart

Taking Care of the Environment for a Stronger Heart President of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB), Dr Kenneth Connell, has issued a call to action to take note of self-inflicted threats to our survival as a species, and has warned that poor interaction with the eco-system is affecting the health of the people. He said this trend, on the current trajectory, has the potentia...
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The UWI and UNDP join forces to promote Blue Economy in the Caribbean.

The UWI and UNDP join forces to promote Blue Economy in the Caribbean. New York, Friday, 27 September 2019. Responding to the challenges Caribbean islands are facing when it comes to sustainable use of marine resources, including impacts on ocean-related sectors, such as fisheries, research, tourism, and on maritime transport infrastructure, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and th...
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Taking Care of the Environment for a Stronger Heart

A message from the President of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Dr. Kenneth Connell, in recognition of World Heart Day 2019, which was on Sunday 29th September. Taking Care of the Environment for a Stronger Heart On World Heart Day 2019, Barbados and the region, have never had a more poignant time in our history, to stop and take note of the threats to our very survival; th...
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The UWI and YoPro Give UWI Students and Alumni Access To Global Life Skills

The UWI and YoPro Give UWI Students and Alumni Access To Global Life Skills On September 19, 2019, The UWI Alumni Relations and Alumni Chapters and the Alumni Relations arm of the Institutional Advancement Division (IAD-AR) will launch their partnership with YoPro Global Foundation on the first Soft & Life Skills series for students and alumni across all campuses Caribbean-wide. This sk...
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The UWI readies support for The Bahamas post Hurricane Dorian

UWI readies support for The Bahamas post Hurricane Dorian Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, September 3, 2019— Even as the catastrophic category 5 Hurricane Dorianpummelsthe north west and central islands of the Bahamas, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is readying its tactical support for that country. Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles expressed, on behalf...
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Breaking the Reparations Glass Ceiling

Breaking the Reparations Glass Ceiling Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, August 28, 2019—The University of the West Indies (UWI), in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, has broken the global reparations glass ceiling. In the signing of a landmark Memorandum of Understanding on August 23, in Glasgow, the two universities’ Vice-Chancellors opened a new era ...
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Soca Artiste and "Father of the Internet Search Engine" among 10 to receive UWI honorary degrees

Ten persons will receive honorary degrees during the 2019 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The honourees, approved by the University Council, are recognised for making significant contributions to the region and the wider world in their respective fields of expertise, including the Arts, Business, Religion and the Sciences. They join a select group of some 5...
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