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UWItv: A game changer in Caribbean education and public outreach

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. 29 November 2016 – The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced the launch of UWItv, a new multimedia public information and education service. UWItv is set to go live on December 1, 2016 - initially with three hours of programming per day, showcasing a diversity of UWI-owned content.

This tripartite partnership involving The University of the West Indies, CaribVision (the regional cable service of the Caribbean Media Corporation) and the RJR Group in Jamaica,

Gillian M. S. Bristol Named New Director of The Latin American Caribbean Centre

The University of the West Indies, Vice-Chancellery. 31 October 2016 – Gillian M.S.  Bristol, former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Grenada to the United States of America, has been appointed Director of The University of the West Indies’ Latin American Caribbean Centre (LACC), effective August 1st 2016.

Dr. Damian Greaves is Keynote Speaker for Saint Lucia Country Conference 2016

Damian Eisenghower Greaves (PhD) will be the Keynote Speaker for the Saint Lucia Country Conference to be held at Bay Gardens Hotel from 26-28 October, 2016. Dr. Greaves brings to the conference a wealth of experience and academic qualifications in the areas of Health Management and Policy, Public Health, Sociology and Education and will speak to the conference theme "Collegial Information Sharing for Sustainable Development"

The UWI Open Campus Celebrates Graduation 2016 in St. Kitts and Nevis

On October 08, 2016, the Open Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI) recognised the accomplishments of graduates for the 2015-2016 academic year at an official ceremony held at the St Kitts Marriott Resort in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory Renews Contract with The UWI For Monitoring and Research

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. 11 October 2016 – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has entered a renewed contract with the Government of Montserrat to provide management and support for the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) which conducts monitoring and research activities on the Soufriere Hills Volcano.

View The UWI’s 10 Graduation Ceremonies Live

Regional Headquarters, Mona Jamaica W.I.  Friday, 07 October 2016 – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that its 2016 graduation ceremonies will be available for viewing via live stream beginning with the Open Campus on Saturday October 8, 2016 in St Kitts and Nevis. Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne will confer degrees at a total of ten ceremonies hosted by the University’s four campuses to celebrate the achievements of thousands of graduands across the region.

St. Kitts and Nevis to Host the 8th UWI Open Campus Presentation of Graduates Ceremony

St. Kitts and Nevis will once again celebrate the achievements of graduands of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, in a grand Presentation of Graduates Ceremony to be held on Saturday, October 08, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, Frigate Bay, Basseterre.

Open Campus Guild of Students Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the new 2016/2017 Open Campus Student Guild of Students (GOS) Executive. Their Induction Ceremony was held on Friday, September 9th in Jamaica, with representatives from seven Caribbean countries. The new OC Guild President is Mr. Howard Brown.

Distinguished Antiguan Physician to Receive Honorary Degree at the Open Campus 2016 Graduation Ceremony in St. Kitts & Nevis

Dr Sir Prince Ramsey, will be conferred with an honorary degree as Doctor of Science (DSc) at the next Graduation ceremony of the Open Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI), which is scheduled to be held on October 8, 2016 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort at Frigate Bay in the country of St. Kitts & Nevis.