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Heritage Month 2013 celebrations - UWI Mona WJC campus

Event Date: 

October 10, 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - November 3, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The University of the West Indies Mona Western Jamaica Campus celebrates Heritage Month 2013 under the theme, "Resistance and Triumph: Western Jamaica's Legacy". Download flyer for a complete list of activities.

Jonkanoo Jamboree

Event Date: 

October 11, 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - October 20, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

Presented by the University Players, directed by Michael Holgate and written by Aston Cooke. Showtimes are on Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m.

Venue: 

The Phillip Sherlock

21st Annual World of Work Seminars

Event Date: 

October 10, 2013 - 3:00pm - November 7, 2013 - 3:00pm

Seminar topics include: Planning and organizing a Successful Job Search; Writing Impressive Resumes and Cover Letters; Preparaing for and Attending the Job Interview; Employment Opportunities and Job Survival Skills, and more. All Seminars will be held at Seminar

Heritage Month Lecture: Reparation Repatriation - Reflections from the CARICOM Reparation Conference

Event Date: 

October 16, 2013 - 5:30pm

The University of the West Indies Mona Western Jamaica Campus celebrates Heritage Month 2013 with a Public Lecture by Professor Verene Shepherd, Professor of Social History, ISDG Director and Chair of the National Commission on Reparation. Admission is FREE. Download event flyer HERE.

UWI Open Campus Graduation 2013

UWI Open Campus Graduation 2013

On October 12, 2013, the Open Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI) will recognise the accomplishments of graduates for the 2012-2013 academic year at an official ceremony in the countr

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Meet the 2013 UWI Open Campus Valedictorian

Meet the 2013 UWI Open Campus Valedictorian

Nikishia Greenidge is a 33-year-old Trinidadian national, who is paraplegic. She attended Vessigny Secondary School, where she is now employed as a teacher.

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On Campus radio show: UWI stays cutting edge with lecture focused on technology in education

Event Date: 

October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

October 6, 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
 
Two major lectures scheduled for next week take the spotlight:
 
The 5th UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture places emphasis on technology in education. Dr Mervin Chisholm of the Centre for Excellence

CB Group/UWI 5K ready set for Nov.17

CB Group/UWI 5K ready set for Nov.17

On Sunday November 17, 2013 at 7am sharp, thousands will be off to fast start at the UWI Mona Bowl for the second staging of the CB Group/ UWI 5K Run/Walk.

 
This year’s staging will include new features such as electronic timing bibs and a new route with 75% of the course being on the scenic UWI Mona Campus. The Race will start and end at the UWI M

New UWI Mona Deputy principal appointed

New UWI Mona Deputy principal appointed

Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa has been appointed Deputy Principal of The University of the West Indies Mona Campus effective October 1, 2013, the UWI Vice Chancellor has announced.
 
Professor Kahwa previously served as Dean of the Faculty of Science & Technology and Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at The University of the West Indies, (UWI)

A Learner-Centered Perspective to Teaching Learning with Technology: The 21st Century Difference

A Learner-Centered Perspective to Teaching Learning with Technology: The 21st Century Difference

“A Learner-Centered Perspective to Teaching & Learning with Technology: The 21st Century Difference” is the theme for this year’s UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture set for October 10, 2013 at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge and Conference Centre starting at 6:00P.M. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. David Yearwood, Professor and chair of t

FLIPPING YOUR CLASSROOM: What does it mean?

Event Date: 

October 2, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The whole classroom paradigm is being challenged and "flipped" in this revolutionary approach to teaching and learning. In fact, it is said that more time is provided for students to learn in the flipped classroom than in a traditional lecture. How does it work? How authentic is it?

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