University of the West Indies (UWI)

  • UWI World Debating Champ!

    O’Neil Simpson looked the part of a world champion and well he might. Eyes alight and with a confident smile creeping seemingly unbidden to suffuse his countenance, the Cave Hill star debater sat down after his historic win of the coveted first prize in the World Public Speaking Competition at the 2006 World’s Universities and Colleges Debating Championships held between…

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  • 133/2004

    The Caribbean Community mourns the passing of one of its pioneer sons, Sir Kenneth Standard, Professor Emeritus (Community Health) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at the age of 82. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Rex Nettleford, remembering Sir Kenneth, recalled that in 1948 this young Barbadian, already a headmaster in his native island journeyed to Mona,…

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  • Ambassador Bernal Appointed Honorary Professor

    Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (RNM) Director-General, Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal, was appointed Honorary Professor at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies of the University of the West Indies (UWI), October 2003. The appointment comes in recognition of Ambassador Bernal’s contribution to the work and progress of the institution over the years. The distinction Ambassador Bernal has…

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  • THE CARIBBEAN’S CREATIVE DIVERSITY : THE DEFINING POINT OF THE REGION’S HISTORY LECTURE DELIVERED BY PROF. REX NETTLEFORD, VICE CHANCELLOR, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, 21 MARCH 2003, UNIVERSITY OF GUYANA, TURKEYEN, GREATER GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

    An appreciation of the history of this region is critical to a fuller understanding of contemporary realities and future challenges. For the Caribbean shares in the great drama of the Americas of which it is an integral part, whereby new societies are shaped, new and delicately tuned sensibilities are honed, and appropriate designs for social living are crafted through the…

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  • CARISEC, UWI SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

    The CARICOM Secretariat and the University of the West Indies (UWI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at fostering greater co-operation between the two Institutions. CARICOM Secretary-General Mr Edwin Carrington signed on behalf of the Secretariat and Principal of UWI’s Mona Campus, Professor Kenneth Hall signed on behalf of the University at a ceremony on Tuesday 7 December 1999,…

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  • UWI (ST AUGUSTINE) HOSTS CHILE-CARICOM WORKSHOP ON ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND FREE TRADE

    A workshop on Economic Integration and Free Trade: Challenges and Responses Chilean and CARICOM Perspective, a joint initiative of the University of the West Indies Latin American-Caribbean Centre (LACC) in Jamaica and the Government of Chile through its Agency for International Cooperation (AGCI), will be held at the Institute of International Relations on the St. Augustine Campus of the University…

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