Department of Government, Sociology, Social Work & Psychology
Welcome Message from the Head of Department - Dr. Wendy C. Grenade

On behalf of my colleagues in the Department of Government, Sociology, Social Work and Psychology, it gives me pleasure to welcome new and continuing students registered in the department this academic year, as The University of the West Indies (The UWI) celebrates 70 years.
To the matriculating class of 2018/19, we thank you for choosing The UWI as your preferred tertiary institution. As a light rising from the West, The UWI continues to advance Caribbean development through intellectual leadership, teaching and learning, research and public service. You are joining a premier regional university with four campuses. As ONE-UWI, our Vision is “to be an excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean” and our Mission is “to advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transformation of the Caribbean and the wider world.” Be assured that you have made the right decision to enter The UWI family at this critical juncture. You are now part of a globally recognised UWI brand epitomised by academic excellence, sporting prowess, cultural diversity and regionality. As we celebrate 70 years this is an exciting moment for reflection and new bold beginnings. Click here for the full message..

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