The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Consultancy and Research


UWI has a rich mix of experts with specialised technical knowledge, skills and expertise to “real world” problems. We have a unique capacity to assemble strong, diverse, multi-disciplinary teams, with a range and depth of knowledge and experience of the special issues facing governments, business and industry in the Eastern Caribbean, the wider developing world and beyond.

Our track record includes the management of a strong and varied portfolio of training, research and consultancy projects funded and supported by many of our local, regional and international public sector agencies, development institutions and grantmakers.

We are committed to continuously enhancing our understanding of the strategic development needs and research priorities of the external communities we serve. Through the Business Development Office you can easily access the knowledge and skills of university experts. We can arrange institutional consultancies and contract (applied) research to address specific client needs. We can also assist in the creation of specialised continuing professional development and training programmes with your specific corporate needs in mind.

Click here to Download the brochure Opportunities for Partnership – A Guide to the Services, Facilities and Expertise at the Cave Hill Campus(PDF, 11MB) to learn more about the consultancy and research competencies available at the UWI Cave Hill Campus.

Benefactor's Quote

"Sagicor like the University of the West Indies is committed to the development of the communities in which we operate. This commitment extends beyond the delivery of quality products and services, and includes initiatives and programmes which will enhance the long-term quality of life for the people in those communities. It is this commitment which shapes our business strategies as we strive to become a great Caribbean company for the next decade and beyond. In this regard, we acknowledge the University’s many initiatives, not only in the area of education but also in the area of sports, particularly cricket. These initiatives are consistent with our own strategies for the region."

Dodridge Miller President and CEO Sagicor Financial Corporation

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Contact the Business Development Office: Tel. No.: (246) 417-4541/3, Fax: (246) 424-3320, Email: