The UWI at 75
Rooted. Ready. Rising

2023 marks 75 years since the official opening of our first Campus in Mona, Jamaica. Join us on this yearlong journey of jubilee celebrations as we reflect on the past, confront the present, and articulate future plans for our global University rooted in the Caribbean.


Global volcanological community recognises the UWI Seismic Research Centre

The UWI Seismic Research Centre received the 2022 Volcanic Surveillance and Crisis Management Award presented by the world’s leading global volcanological association for outstanding management of the 2020-2021 eruption of La Soufrière in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines.


Vice-Chancellor’s Report on the 2020-2021 Academic Year

As we wrestled with the reality of the pandemic’s impact, we embarked on aggressive strategies and stepped up our mandate to serve the Caribbean, surging in a world of disruption.


Confronting COVID-19

UWI Science, UWI Medicine and UWI Cares initiatives actively engage in the search for sustainable solutions to confront the COVID-19 challenge.

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Caribbean Under Threat! – Part 3

The UN IPCC’s report on the mitigation of climate change has 10 urgent concerns for the Caribbean region. UWI Scientists weigh in on the key issues.

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An excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean

5 regional campuses.
10 global centres across North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Climate Action and Advocacy

Island systems like ours are among the most vulnerable to threats from climate change. As a global leader in research and advocacy for a climate-smart world, championing climate solutions has long been our priority.


Innovation and Entrepreneurial Culture

Our work expands beyond the walls of academia as researchers collaborate with industry leaders to bring innovative products to market, reignite the region’s productivity and competitiveness, and unleash its economic potential.


Global Partnerships

As an SDG-engaged university, we've prioritised building global partnerships and connecting knowledge to opportunities for multi-stakeholder development solutions with a special Caribbean focus.


Research for a Better World

We're a leading University producer of knowledge on Small Island States (SIDS) and committed to applying research to solutions that improve lives in our region and wider world.

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#1 in the Caribbean, top 1.5% in the world

In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023, released in September 2022, The UWI ranked in the top 150 best universities in the world for research impact, retained its standing as the #1 ranked Caribbean university and maintained its position within the top 1% of Latin America’s finest.


On UWItv

UWItv provides the Caribbean region with the only dedicated 24/7 public education cable channel and internet platform. Watch UWItv on the Flow Cable network or online.

Upcoming Events

May 3 - April 28, 2023.

Council Meetings for reporting on the 2021/2022 academic year

As part of its continued commitment to transparency and engagement among its stakeholders, public sessions of the Council Meetings of all five UWI campuses and the Meeting of the University Council are carried live via UWItv. March 3 to April 28, 2023.

The complete schedule of Council meetings, recorded broadcasts and reports will be made available via

Events by campus

Keep abreast of upcoming events at each of our Campuses.

Cave Hill | Five Islands | Mona | Open | St. Augustine

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos