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Welcome to the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) , named after one of the Caribbean's most distinguished economists. Formed in 1999 with a merger of the Consortium Graduate School of the Social Sciences (CGSS) and the Institute of Social and Economic Studies, SALISES has branches in Mona, Cave Hill and St. Augustine. The institute boasts its own documentation center, databank and publications section... READ MORE

Featured News

Congratulations to Dr Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts on being named a member of the UN Advisory Group for Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. The Advisory Group is composed of 21 experts – scholars, practitioners and youth leaders which were all appointed by the Secretary-General.

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The UWI Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Professor Bishnodat Vishnu Persaud

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The Jamaica Observer Article on Onyka Barrett (SALISES Student) entitled, "Onyka Barrett - The activist"

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A tribute to Marion O'Callaghan

Remembering Marion O'Callaghan: Trinidad and Tobago scholar, international public servant, poet , writer, journalists, advocate and foundation member of the Consortium Graduate School for the Social Sciences in the Caribbean
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SALISES, Graduate Award Scholarships for 2015/2016

SALISES is proud to announce that Sandre Barrett, Onica Simmons and Annchana Brown are the recipients of the SALISES, Graduate Award Scholarships for 2015/2016. They are new students in the MSc Development Studies programme.



Congratulations to Miss Janet Bignall on winning SALISES Employee of the Quarter (January-April, 2016).


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Get in touch

The University of the West Indies

Mona Campus

Kingston 7, JAMAICA, West Indies

Tel: (876) 927-1020 / 927-1234

Fax: (876) 927-2409

Email: salises@uwimona.edu.jm

Students' Testimonials

"... the time I spent at SALISES allowed me to reorder my thinking. The Institute and its lecturers have given me one of the greatest gifts, a reliable compass with which to navigate the Jamaican public policy terrain."


Rick Harris, Director, Policy Development - Industry Division, Ministry of Industry, Mining and Commerce
and former SALISES student