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The Late Dr. Elizabeth Watson Remembered

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; Vice-Chancellor, The University of the West Indies Dr. Elizabeth Watson was part of the heart of the campus culture that flourished over decades of institutional building. Cave Hill was blessed by her multiple contributions ranging from library resource development to academic excellence as a researcher of national popular music. Her pioneering work on Jackie O...
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Polymath Trains Students in Ethereum Blockchain

Six university students and graduates have successfully completed a nine-week programming workshop series on Ethereum Blockchain hosted by Polymath, in partnership with The Cave Hill Campus. Last Friday, successful candidates Antonio Arthur, Haley Springer, Joel Moore, Michael Belle, Shaqueilla Seale and Sanjay Mahabir were presented with their certificates. Polymath and the University of the...
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Students Earn Top Marks for TAMIS Assistance

Student volunteers in the pilot Digital Ambassadors Acceleration Programme (DAAP) have gained top marks for assisting the public in registering for Barbados’s new online tax system. “One hundred per cent of the evaluations [of students deployed] were positive,” reported Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney. “You have shown that . . ...
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Over 2 000 Race for the Kids

The third and latest installation of the annual UWI/RBC Race for the Kids attracted the largest participation to date with 2 200 having registered for the six kilometre event, which ran off from outside the 3Ws Pavilion at Cave Hill campus on March 10, 2018. A wave of blue surged uphill at steady pace, determined to walk, run or wheel themselves along the route....
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Cave Hill to Establish New Faculty

For the first time in more than 50 years, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus will be establishing a new Faculty. At the annual Campus Council meeting on Friday, March 11, 2019, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau tabled a paper to approve a new faculty of Culture, Creativ...
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Students Lend a Helping Hand

This Valentine’s day, amidst a universal focus on love, a group of Cave Hill students showed compassion for people living with HIV and AIDS and their families, through a donation to the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. The donation was made by Semester I students in the Social Planning course offered by the Department of Government, Sociology, Social Work and Psychology. The goods were handed over to...
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RBC Race for the Kids 2019 Launched

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus in collaboration with RBC Royal Bank (Barbados) Limited, has launched the registration period for the 2019 edition of RBC Race for the Kids. The launch took place on Wednesday, January 23 at the Campus. The race is scheduled for Sunday, March 10, at 4 p.m. and starts outside the 3Ws Pavilion at The UWI Cave Hill. This is the third in...
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Cave Hill Mourns Loss of Two Staffers

It is with deep regret that The UWI, Cave Hill campus has learnt of the passing of two of its own: Dr. Cherri-Ann Beckles, Assistant Archivist in the University Archives and Records Management Programme (left), and Ms. Maria Dodson, Administrative Assistant (Research Students, Publications) in the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (right). Both entered final rest on Friday, January 11th, ...
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SALISES Fosters Debate on BERT

Six months following the implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery Transformation (BERT) programme, a group of scholars will make rigorous assessment of its progress. On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, a panel of experts across a range of fields will examine the impact of the measure on Barbadian society, when the Sir Arthur Institute for Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) convenes a po...
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English in the Caribbean for Interpreters

Ten participants from almost as many countries began training this week in the inaugural English in the Caribbean for Interpreters workshop, an initiative of the Centre for English Language Learning, at Cave Hill. Officer-in-charge of the Centre, Dr Stacy Denny, said the 11-day course was created in order to fill the knowledge gap about issues concerning the Caribbean at international conferen...
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