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20th Anniversary Celebrations - Unveiling of new name of the IDU - now CETL

Event Date: 

April 15, 2013 - 10:30am - 4:00pm

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, formerly the Instructional Development Unit, will be hosting a week of activities to celebrate its 20th year of service on the UWI, Mona Campus from Monday April 15 to Friday April 19, 2013.
 
One of these activities is the

Multi millionaire, Jamaican-born Levi Roots to give motivational talk to UWI Mona students

Multi millionaire, Jamaican-born Levi Roots to give motivational talk to UWI Mona students

Multi millionaire, Jamaican born, Levi Roots – the man whose ‘reggae reggae’ sauce skyrocketed to success on a popular British TV show - will share insights into his entrepreneurial journey with UWI Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) students on Monday, April 8th.
 
 
The motivational talk scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at the MSBM will be based

SM Jaleel signs MOU for UWI-branded bottled water

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157633172721582/{/gallery} The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine and SM Jaleel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a collaborative effort on a range of projects, including the sale of UWI-branded bottled water to the Campus communities at the various UWI Campuses and sites in Trinidad and Tobago. The signing was done at a special ceremony at the Office of the Campus Principal on Wednesday March 20, 2013

Other initiatives under this project include the provision of technical expertise and assistance to SM Jaleel via student interns, research projects and philanthropic activities in collaborative research programmes; support in quality control, certification and analyses. Students of The UWI will also benefit from undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities in various areas of finance, marketing, business management, engineering, IT and other relevant disciplines; and will be involved in further collaborative research in manufacturing and marketing.

The UWI-branded water will be bottled and distributed by SM Jaleel to campus locations beginning with St. Augustine Campus soon..

Professor Vijay Naraynsingh

The recipient of the prestigious 2015 CARICOM Science Award is UWI graduate, Professor Vijay Naraynsingh, who hails from the UWI Medical Faculty, St. Augustine. Former awardees include distinguished scientists such as Professor Emerit Harold Ramkissoon from Trinidad and Tobago, and Professor Gerald Lalor from Jamaica. The CARICOM Science Award overseen by CARISCIENCE and CARICOM, was first introduced in 2006 by the then Prime Minister, for Science and Technology in CARICOM the Rt Honorable Dr Keith Mitchell and recognizes leading Caribbean scientists.

Western Jamaica Campus to explore ‘Bad Friday’: the Coral Gardens Incident, Fifty Years Forward

Western Jamaica Campus to explore ‘Bad Friday’: the Coral Gardens Incident, Fifty Years Forward

(MONTEGO BAY) APRIL 3, 2013 –  AS THE Rastafari Movement continues their commemorative events of the 1963 Coral Gardens incident of holy week, the Western Jamaica Campus of the University of the West Indies and the Rastafari Coral Gardens Committee are collaborating to ensure that the voices of the West are heard by hosting an event entitled “E

Insights for entrepreneurial success with Levi Roots: A Motivational Talk

Event Date: 

April 8, 2013 - 9:30am

Jamaican born, Levi Roots will share insights on his entrepreneurship journey with students. The motivational talk will be based on his book “You can get it if you really want", which chronicles his journey from Clarendon to UK. Levi Roots came to international prominence in 2006 after he p

Lecture: The Impact of Coral Gardens – Lessons in Police Citizen Relations and the Way Forward”

Event Date: 

April 3, 2013 - 11:00am

Event Date: 

April 17, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

April 3, 2013: A media launch of the public lecture “The Impact of Coral Gardens – Lessons in Police Citizen Relations and the Way Forward”
 
April 17, 2013: UWI Mona's Western Jamaica Campus CARIMAC students (Caribbean

Exploring the Coral Gardens Incident – 50 Years Forward

Event Date: 

April 11, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The University of the West Indies Mona's Western Jamaica Campus will host   “Exploring the Coral Gardens Incident – 50 Years Forward”  focusing on the massacre of adherents of the Rasatafarian faith on April 11 th and 12th 50 years ago. The event will feature  cultu

Contributing governments approve UWI’s 2013-2015 operating budgets

Contributing governments approve UWI’s 2013-2015 operating budgets

[UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica] - The 2013 meetings of the Campus and University Grants Committees (CGC/UGC) were convened on Wednesday 27th March at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad to discuss budget approvals from contributing governments of UWI’s Biennial Estimates 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, which were presented earlier in the year

Visit of HRH Prince Michael of Kent to UWI Mona

Event Date: 

April 16, 2013 - 3:00pm

His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent will visit UWI Mona campus on April 16th as part of his royal tour of Jamaica, Monday 15th April-Friday 19th April, 2013. He will visit the Geo Informatics Institute which has been in the forefront of road safety initiatives in Jamaica through mapping

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