Associate Institutions

  • Distinguished Lecture By AMBASSADOR IRWIN LaROCQUE SECRETARY-GENERAL Caribbean Community On the status of the Regional Integration Process and Vision for the Future of CARICOM   Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3 October 2013

    I am honoured to be here with you this afternoon at the invitation of Professor Sankat to deliver this lecture and begin the series of Distinguished Lectures on our integration movement.  It is a discourse that is much needed and if my understanding is correct, I look forward to hearing from some of the Region’s iconic figures on this theme.…

    Read More »
  • Caribbean academic wants greater role tertiary education in ACP economic growth

    BRUSSELS, CMC – Prominent academic and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Professor E. Nigel Harris has stressed the role of tertiary education as an engine for economic growth in developing countries, while calling for deeper collaboration across African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions in the process. In an interview to launch the ACP Secretariat’s “One-on-One” YouTube series,…

    Read More »
  • UWI welcoming sponsorship for Nelson Mandela Freedom Park

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Nelson Mandela Freedom Park located at University Drive, Cave Hill, which will separate the traditional and newer parts of the Cave Hill Campus, will house a gazebo, a bar, washrooms, relaxation areas and a number of other gazebos will be spread across the landscape. Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus Sir…

    Read More »
  • Photo of OAS CSEP Project Host Workshop on Energy Efficiency Designs for Office and Public Buildings in Tropical Climates

    OAS CSEP Project Host Workshop on Energy Efficiency Designs for Office and Public Buildings in Tropical Climates

    The Organisation of Amercan States (OAS) Secretariat through the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) and the Energy Efficiency Working Group of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), hosted a workshop on energy efficiency designs for office and public buildings in tropical climates. The event took place at the Bay Gardens Inn in Rodney Bay from February 28th…

    Read More »
  • On funding UWI

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Advocate – Whichever of the two main parties is eventually successful in forming the next governing administration on February 22, after the current ostensibly garish and noisy electoral campaign, will have a legacy of economic troubles left on its agenda for immediate treatment. One of these, we submit, is the substantial debt currently owed to the University of…

    Read More »
  • EDITORIAL – New front in UWI debate

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – We are grateful to Professor Hubert Devonish for his forthright, clear and simple enunciation of this basic fact. “The University of the West Indies (UWI), whatever the high-minded motives behind its establishment, is now a business,” he wrote in this newspaper on Sunday. Professor Devonish is a linguist at the UWI's Mona, Jamaica, campus. He made the…

    Read More »
  • Photo of UWI deputy principal to receive CARICOM women’s award

    UWI deputy principal to receive CARICOM women’s award

    University of the West Indies deputy principal and gender professor Dr Violet Eudine Barriteau will receive the Caricom Triennial Award for Women for her remarkable contribution to the field of gender and development and her role as “a powerful exemplar of self-respect, self- discipline, vision and leadership”. The Triennial Award for Women was introduced in 1983 to recognise and honour…

    Read More »
  • UWI study on Internet banking

    THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI) is moving to fill a void in information on Internet banking, a relatively new development. It has announced a grant of US$15 000 for economists Dr Winston Moore and Dr Justin Robinson to conduct research into Internet bankingin the Caribbean. The project is one of several which FirstCaribbean International Bank is financing to…

    Read More »
  • CDB, Petroleum Fund Assistance for Haiti’s Recovery

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will contribute US$17 million towards Haiti’s social and economic recovery in keeping with the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) commitment to assisting that Member State in its reconstruction process. At a Donor Community Meeting specially convened by the President of Haiti, H.E. Rene Preval, on Tuesday 25 July in Haiti, CARICOM’s Assistant…

    Read More »
  • Regional body accredits, lauds, UWI Medical Programme

    The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) has fully accredited the University of the West Indies’ Medical Programme, lauding it for its “outstanding students, enthusiastic and committed teachers including residents (house staff). In a letter to the Vice Chancellor of the UWI, Professor Nigel Harris, the Board of CAAM-HP noted that “graduates of the…

    Read More »
Back to top button