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Cave Hill Launches Centre for Biosecurity Studies

Cave Hill Campus Launches Centre for Biosecurity The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. 10 August 2018.A Centre aimed at safeguarding the Caribbean against deliberate or unintentional threats to its biodiversity and ecosystem has been established at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus. UWI Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Eudine Barriteau announced that the Centre ...
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Cave Hill Campus makes SMART move

Bridgetown, Barbados, W.I. Friday, July 20th, 2018—Top level Government officials have been given deeper insight into the strategic operations of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus as key stakeholders of the institution. During a recent inter-ministerial breakfast consultation, Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Cave Hill campus Professor Eudine Barriteau, out...
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NOTICE FOR BARBADIAN STUDENTS - PAYMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE TUITION FEES

PAYMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE TUITION FEES BY THE GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS Barbadian applicants and prospective applicants to The UWI are asked to note that the Government of Barbados, in the Budget Speech of June 11, 2018 indicated as follows: “We will abolish undergraduate tuition fees for those attending the University of the West Indies with effect from the next semester. In return we w...
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Islands impacted by Hurricanes receive funds raised by Rally Round the West Indies T20 Cricket Match

On June 1, 2018, during a small ceremony in Barbados, Government representatives of islands impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 received proceeds of funds raised at last year’s T20 Benefit Cricket Match hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in collaboration with Sagicor and Flow Sports. Members of the Governments of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the British V...
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Professor Dale Webber officially appointed to serve as next Principal of The UWI Mona Campus

The UWI Vice-Chancellery, Jamaica, W.I. Friday, May 11, 2018—Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies and Research at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has been appointed Campus Principal of the Mona Campus in Jamaica. Pursuant to Statute 10, the appointment was approved by Chancellor Robert Bermudez, on behalf of the University Council, following a recommend...
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UWI Students Discuss Climate Change with Regional Experts

UWI students discuss climate change with regional experts Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. April 25, 2018—On April 12, 2018, The UWI Vice-Chancellor's Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (UWI STAT) Ambassador Corps hosted a Climate Change Forum themed, The Eye of the Storm: The Implications of the Paris Agreement/Climate Change and the “Right to Life” for Caribbean Youth. The fo...
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The Association of Caribbean Historians Annual Conference - Continuity Change and Challenge

The Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH) is commemorating its 50th Conference this year, and just over 100 historians are expected to gather at the Cave Hill Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI) in Barbados for the its Annual Conference from June 10 to June 15, 2018. The conference, which is being held under the theme: “ACH @ 50: Continuity, Change and Challenge” ...
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The University of the West Indies Annual Council Meeting and Press Conference

The Missing Link:Research and Innovation The UWI Cave Hill Campus will be hosting the Annual University Council Meeting and Press Conferencewhich takes place onFriday 27thApril, 2018 at the Main Conference Room, Administration Building from 9:00 A.M. The University Council is the highest governing body of The UWI and consequently the decision-making authority on all business affairs of the Un...
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Nutrition Symposium targets Public Well-being

Residents keen on knowing how the food they consume affects their health have the opportunity to do so at a Nutrition Symposium on Saturday. They will also be given free health checks. Planned by the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, the symposium takes place at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. The highly topical Su...
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UWI students set for historic China initiative

Twenty-five students from the BSc Software Engineering at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona campus, along with their parents, met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Jamaica’s Minister of Education, Senator the Hon Ruel Reid on February 2, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the terms and conditions of their departure for Suzhou, China later this yea...
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The UWI launches 70th Anniversary Calendar App

A mobile calendar app is among the initiatives being rolled out to mark the 70th anniversary of The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Designed and developed by a student of The UWI Cave Hill campus, Mr. Theo Taylor, under the supervision of Dr. Janak Sodha, in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, the app helps UWI staff, students, alumni, retirees and friends of t...
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The UWI launches 70th Anniversary Calendar App

A mobile calendar app is among the initiatives being rolled out to mark the 70th anniversary of The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Designed and developed by a student of The UWI Cave Hill campus, Mr. Theo Taylor, under the supervision of Dr. Janak Sodha, in the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, the app helps UWI staff, students, alumni, retirees and friends of t...
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RBC Race for the Kids hoping to raise $100 000 in scholarships for Cave Hill Campus students

The University of West Indies together with RBC Royal Bank (Barbados) Limited announced the launch of the 2018 RBC Race for the Kids in Barbados at a press conference recently held at the Cave Hill Campus. The UWI and RBC teamed up as of last year to co-host this charitable run in support of youth education. Both parties are determined to surpass last year's success on Sunday afternoon, March ...
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Statement issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

HAITI: Caribbean Dignity Unbowed The democratic, nation-building debt the American nation owes the Caribbean, and the Haitian nation in particular that resides at its core, is not expected to be repaid but must be respected. Any nation without a nominal notion of its own making can never comprehend the forces that fashion its origins. Haiti’s Caribbean vision illuminated America&rsquo...
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