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Student Notices

04/09/2020
The following message was issued by the Campus Registrar, Mr. Rommel Carter.

According to the updated National Travel Protocols for Barbados, students travelling from The Bahamas, Jamaica as well as Trinidad and Tobago, will now be classified as high risk. Previously these countries were...
01/09/2020
This document provides general answers to questions that have been asked by students as we prepare to begin a new academic year in unprecedented circumstances. As everyone would appreciate we are operating in a fluid environment where adjustments may have to be made as circumstances change...
31/08/2020
The Campus Community is hereby advised of the following precautionary measures which have been implemented for students coming from high and medium risk countries, and who have been accepted onto Cave Hill’s Halls of Residence during this academic year. National health protocols mandate that...
28/08/2020
The following statement was issued by the Deputy Principal of The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Winston R. Moore.
“After several months of preparation, the Cave Hill Campus is set to start teaching on Monday, September 7, 2020 using a blended approach. What we mean by a blended approach is that...
28/08/2020
  1. Students travelling to Barbados should consult the national travel directives (August 3rd, 2020) issued by the Government of Barbados (available here https://issuu.com/visitbarbados/docs/btmi_travel_protocols_1b/7).   

  2. ALL students arriving SHOULD travel with a negative PCR test for...

07/08/2020
The following message was issued by Ms. Dale Lynch, Director of the Office of Student Services.

Welcome to the Home of the Cave Hill Blackbirds where “One flies…. All soar”. We are excited about orienting you to the Cave Hill Blackbird experience and look forward to hosting New Student Orientation in an online format and through a live webinar.
24/07/2020
The following notice was issued by the Office of the Campus Registrar.

ARRANGEMENTS FOR START OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus looks forward to welcoming new and continuing students for academic year 2020-2021. Teaching will commence on September 7, 2020 in a hybrid format - that is, a combination of...
23/06/2020
Please observe the protocols to be followed when submitting documents to the Student Affairs Admissions section.
11/05/2020
FLOW and Digicel have granted a zero rating for students who access certain UWI, Cave Hill websites on their mobile devices.
The following is a list of the zero rated websites...
05/05/2020
The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Final Assessments Timetables for Semester II, 2019-2020 are now available. The timetables can be viewed via...
04/05/2020
Students are reminded that the Cave Hill campus will not be offering a summer school programme this year.
 
Therefore, students enrolled at Cave Hill who are on the verge of graduating and, perhaps, require fewer than three courses to complete their programme, are encouraged to... 
03/05/2020

The following notice was issued to all students.

  • Students are reminded that the period for examinations for semester two will run from May 11 to June 12.

  • The examinations schedule is available for viewing on...

02/05/2020
The following notice was issued to all students, regarding important examination reminders for Semester II, 2019-2020, by the Examinations Section. The official communiqué can be viewed via... 
30/04/2020
Are connectivity issues impacting on your ability to access the online teaching resources and online assessments made available for Semester 2, 2019/20?  If so, the Campus wants to hear from you.  Though a few of you have reported issues with...
25/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by the Campus Registrar, Kenneth Walters.

The assessment formats for Semester 2 for both undergraduate and graduate students have been approved for five faculties: Law, Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, Sport and Science and Technology. Students of these faculties are asked to...
24/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by the Campus Registrar, Kenneth Walters.

We trust that you and your loved ones continue to be safe during this COVID-19 pandemic.

We hope that you have been able to participate in your online classes, and we remind you to...

15/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by the Office of Student Services.

Please be advised the UWI Shuttles will be in operation from Thursday April 16th 2020 to transport persons who wish to go grocery shopping. This will be by appointment via...
08/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by the Campus Registrar, Kenneth Walters.

We trust that you and your loved ones continue to be safe during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Please be advised that if you submitted a leave of absence form in order to...
06/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Office of Student Services.

The staff of the Office of Student Services (OSS) wishes to assure all students that we will continue to support your health, safety and wellbeing during this...
05/04/2020
In preparation for classes resuming online from Monday, April 6th, students are advised to review the Online Teaching Tools Guidelines provided.

Please see the Online Teaching...
03/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Student Enrolment and Retention Unit (SERU).

On April 6, 2020 Semester 2 courses will resume with all course activities and interactions taking place online. The following tips are provided to help you stay organised and...
03/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Student Enrolment and Retention Unit (SERU).

Research on learning has revealed a number of strategies which can help students to excel in their courses. These strategies are helpful in regular face-to-face classes, but can be especially helpful to you as you...
02/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by the Campus Registrar, Kenneth Walters.

We trust that you and your loved ones are safe during this COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Thank you for your patience while the Campus made the necessary...
02/04/2020
The following communiqué was issued to all students by our Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor the Most Honourable V. Eudine Barriteau.

On behalf of The UWI Cave Hill Campus, I wish you continued good health and well-being. The Campus has been working behind the scenes to ensure that we complete Semester 2 and so bring you...
29/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by Student Health Services.

Students are advised of the adjustment to clinic opening hours effective Monday, March 30, 2020 until further notice. The student health clinic will open...
29/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Office of Student Services.

In light of the curfew and restricted movement procedures implemented by the Government of Barbados, the Campus Shuttle Service is now solely available via...
 
25/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Office of Student Services.

We are taking our services online!
Email to request an appointment or to receive...
25/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Office of Student Services.

SUBMISSION OF CLAIMS FOR PROCESSING

Claims for services rendered outside of the Student Health Clinic, should be submitted via...

Office of Student Services NOTICE: Student Shuttle Service
25/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Office of Student Services.
 

The Campus Shuttle Service will be operating on a reduced capacity. This service will run from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on all routes from Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until further notice.

23/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by the Bursary.

We are seeking to implement measures to facilitate the continued functioning of the Bursary - Student Accounts Section while ensuring the safety of staff and students during this challenging period.  
We therefore wish to advise all students that...
 
23/03/2020

The following communiqué was issued by the Halls of Residence Administration.

DEPARTURE

  • Students vacating the Halls should inform the Accommodation Office via email with details of the date of their departure. These emails should be sent to...
23/03/2020
The following communiqué was issued by Student Health Services.
 
The health clinic remains open – maintaining regular...
Assessments and Final Examinations
18/03/2020
Semester II, 2019/2020 coursework assessments and final examinations will be rescheduled. A subsequent announcement will be made regarding how these will be administered.
Summer School 2020 Cancelled
18/03/2020
Summer School 2020 is cancelled.
Accommodations and provisions will be made in Summer for students eligible for re-sits, supplementals or other examinations at the end of Semester II, 2019/2020.
To determine eligibility please consult your academic advisor, Head of Department or faculty regulations.
UWIVAL 2020 Cancelled
18/03/2020
In keeping with the University’s emergency response plan to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the administration of The UWI, Cave Hill Campus has agreed to the Guild of Students’ proposal to CANCEL the 2020 UWIVAL, formerly scheduled from Sunday, 29th March - Sunday, 5th April, 2020.
For further details, contact the Guild of students at guildpublicrelationsofficer@mycavehill.uwi.edu; and guildpresident@mycavehill.uwi.edu .
Suspension of Classes
17/03/2020
In keeping with The UWI’s emergency response plan to COVID 19, campus administration has taken the decision to suspend all classes from tomorrow, 18th March, 2020, resumingon 6th April 2020, pending further developments.
All other campus operations will continue during this period in which efforts will be intensified to deliver teaching online, wherever possible, when classes resume.
Travel Amidst COVID-19 Developments
17/03/2020
Regional and international students who wish to return to their home territories due to concerns regarding COVID-19 are permitted to do so. However, students are required to complete a leave of absence form available through their Faculty website or Faculty office. The request must clearly indicate the reason for leave. Students are reminded that on return to Barbados, they may be quarantined by national health authorities.
No Hold on Student Accounts
17/03/2020
Following the decision to postpone all classes, students are notified that all holds on student accounts will be suspended in order that they may be able to access online instruction.
However, students are encouraged to continue to make online payments to their accounts.
Access to Study Spaces
17/03/2020
During the current suspension of classes at The UWI, Cave Hill campus, students are reminded that classrooms, lecture rooms and other teaching spaces will be closed. Computer laboratories, libraries and other study spaces including those at the Graduate Studies Building will remain open.
Students, however, should not congregate in gatherings of more than 20 persons. Individuals in such groups should, also, always maintain social distancing (remain at least 6 feet apart).
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