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Open House at Western Jamaica Campus

Event Date: 

January 13, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:30pm

Event Date: 

January 14, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

UWI Mona hosts an Open Day at the Western Jamaica Campus, featuring CAPE Workshops, Financial Advising, Advice on applying online, parent information sessions and more. Download event flyer for details.

A Special Lecture on HIV and Drugs

Event Date: 

January 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Department of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus invites you to a Special CPC Lecture on "HIV and Drugs"  by  Dr. Sharon Weissman of the University of South Carolina.
    

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On Campus radio show: Our 'Year in Review' special celebrates 2013

Event Date: 

January 12, 2014 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

January 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

Next 'On Campus':
We take a look in the 'rearview mirror' of 2013 to remember some of the highpoints, achievements and milestones at UWI Mona campus. The Year in Review special 2013 highlights our top news stories; moments most likely

Interest-Based Bargaining Workshop

Interest-Based Bargaining Workshop facilitated by Dr. Noel Cowell, Lecturer at UWI Mona School of Business and Mr.

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13 Jan 2014 - 14 Jan 2014

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Opening of UWI Family Development Centre

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157639580384846/{/gallery} Universal Children's Day marks opening of UWI Family and Development Centre.

The newly constructed University of The West Indies Family Development Centre (FDC) was officially opened on November 20, 2013, Universal Children's Day, at St. John Road, St. Augustine. The FDC was opened in the presence of the Minister of Education, the Honourable Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, and the Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training, Senator the Honourable Fazil Karim.

The FDC is an extension of the innovative work that has been taking place at the UWI Children's Research Centre over the last 25 years. Its primary aim is to enhance child and family development on a regional and international level. Areas of focus will include research and policy development, child and family outreach, scholarly publications and disseminations of practical information to the public.

On Campus radio show: Financing your UWI education - part II

Event Date: 

January 5, 2014 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

January 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

Next on Campus:
 
Pass the word to a student contemplating a tertiary education: The 'Choice of a Lifetime' series continues in the New Year with indepth focus on financing a UWI education using grants, bursaries, loans, meal

UWI Mona gives impressive showing at int'l chess tournament

UWI Mona gives impressive showing at int'l chess tournament

The University of the West Indies Mona campus has been recognized as second best international team at the Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships with a score of 2.5 points.
 
The tournament which took place recently in Texas, was in its 60th edition and featured 42 College and University chess teams from North America and the Caribbean.
 
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TMRI receives grant funding to support brain development of children

TMRI receives grant funding to support brain development of children

An online early cognitive stimulation programme innovated by the University of the West Indies Mona campus is one of 14 projects awarded grant funding by Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada.
 
Grand Challenges gave a total of $10.1 million to the 14 bold, creative projects which are all aimed at improving the early brain

25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

Event Date: 

January 6, 2014 - 9:30am - January 9, 2014 - 9:30am

The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI, Mona will host the 25th Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. The event officially begins with an Opening Ceremony on Monday January 6 at 9:30am at the Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5.
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Open Letter December 2013/January 2014

Open Letter December 2013/January 2014

The Open Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) continues its tradition of linking the Caribbean through innovative activities in higher education with its second ‘ScholarShip&rsqu

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UWI students compete in international chess tournament

UWI students compete in international chess tournament

National Master Stuart James led the University of the West Indies Mona to compete at the Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships in Texas from December 27-30.
 
The event, which is in its 60th edition, is hosted by Texas Tech University and will host several College and University teams from North America and the Caribbean, including many

The UWI Open Campus seeks donations to support Christmas flood relief in the Eastern Caribbean

The UWI Open Campus seeks donations to support Christmas flood relief in the Eastern Caribbean

Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Open Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Hazel Simmons-­‐McDonald, announced today that a shipment of supplies had been sent by

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Christmas Flooding Relief Effort

Christmas Flooding Relief Effort

Hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas and all the best for the upcoming New Year. As you will have heard, our sister islands, Saint Lucia, St.

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On Campus radio show: World-famous Microsoft Innovation Centre heads to UWI Mona

Event Date: 

December 22, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

December 22, 2013 - 4:00pm

Next On Campus:
UWI Mona gets ready for the English-speaking Caribbean's only Microsoft Innovation Centre.  Consultant in the Office of the Principal, Colin Webster discusses how this development will position UWI as the

UWI 5K gives $10 million to UWI student scholarships

UWI 5K gives $10 million to UWI student scholarships

Student Development Gets $10 Million Boost from CB Group UWI 5K Run/WalkKingston, Jamaica; UWI student development is set to gain an immense push following the second successful staging of the CB Group UWI 5K Run Walk, held on Sunday November 17. CB Group COO Mathew Lyn presented the cheque valued at $10 Million on Thursday, December 19 to

English-speaking Caribbean's first Microsoft Innovation Centre headed to UWI Mona

English-speaking Caribbean's first Microsoft Innovation Centre headed to UWI Mona

 

  • Microsoft Jamaica partners with UWI, the Government of Jamaica, JNBS, and other organizations to stimulate a sustainable local software economy
  • “Taking Jamaica from personal success to national prowess”

 Harnessing the wave of innovation budding in Jamaica, Microsoft is partnering with The University of the West Indies, the Government of Jamaica,

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