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UWI Mona Orientation 2013

Event Date: 

July 28, 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - August 30, 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

Orientation 2013 is designed to aid new students in their transition to UWI Mona.
Please note the following dates for Orientation Activities for different groups of UWI Mona students and related stakeholders
Sunday, July 28:

The Jamaica Psychiatric Association's Annual Conference: Mental Wellness - Revitalising Our Communities

Event Date: 

August 11, 2013 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

The JPA's Annual Conference's topics for discussion include:
Community Interventions in Mental Health: Prof. Wendel Abel (Psychiatrist, UWI)
Secondary Care Approaches to Mental Wellness: Dr. Terrence Bernard (Psychiatrist, KPH)
Parenting and its Impact on the Mental Health of Our Childre

UWI Alumni Association (Jamaican Chaper) Annual General Meeting

Event Date: 

July 31, 2013 - 6:30pm

The UWI Alumni Association (Jamaica Chapter) invites all UWI graduates and UWIAA  members to its Annual General Meeting. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m.  

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The Council Room, Mona Campus

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UWI Alumni Association (Jamaican Chaper) Annual General Meeting


Book edited by Professor Carolyn Cooper Receives international recognition

Book edited by Professor Carolyn Cooper Receives international recognition

‘Global Reggae’, the book edited by UWI Mona Professor Carolyn Cooper and published by UWI Press has received international recognition at the American Library Association Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. 
The book, a compilation of lectures from the 2008 ‘Global Reggae Conference’ convened at The UWI Mona, was named as a ForeWord 2012 Book of the Yea

NDTC Celebratory Benefit Performance - IGDS

Event Date: 

August 8, 2013 - 8:00pm

The Institute for Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona, will be hosting a special benefit performance during the National Dance Theatre Company’s annual Season of Dance, at a cost of $1,500.00 per ticket.  This will be a Celebratory Benefit Performance in h

UWI hosts diplomatic brunch

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157634614357962/{/gallery} The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus Principal, Professor Clement Sankat hosted a brunch for members of the Diplomatic Community and Heads of International agencies at the Office of the Campus Principal, St Augustine on Saturday 29th, June in order to thank them for their considerable collaboration with the Campus and to explore opportunities for enhancing that collaboration in the future.

After enjoying an array of local and international dishes, UWI Director of the Office of Institutional Advancement and Internationalisation, Mr. Sharan Chandradath Singh, welcomed guests and introduced Ms. Frances Seignoret, Director of the Europe Division in the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs, who brought greetings on behalf of the Honorable Minister Winston Dookeran. Professor Sankat then made a presentation formally introducing The University, its unique strengths, its international linkages with institutions throughout the world and an overview of the many ongoing collaborations with foreign missions and international organizations in Trinidad and Tobago.

After the presentation, a highly interactive discussion took place where international research projects and opportunities for new, innovative partnerships were explored. On leaving, guests were presented with gift bags that contained publications on UWI’s unique strengths and areas of research, as well as premium dark chocolate bars made from the renowned international genebank at the UWI’s Cocoa Research Unit (CRU). This interactive and engaging event, held in the historical Office of the Campus Principal, was an enjoyable experience for all and it will be a staple event in the UWI’s annual calendar as it continues to strengthen its internationalisation activities.

Wellness Day

Event Date: 

July 19, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The University Bookshop in association with Pelican Publishers invites you to "Wellness Day" on Friday, July 19, 2013 from 10:00am - 4:00pm.
"Wellness Day" will promote a holistic approach to health and wellness through proper nutrition, exercise, natural remedies, emotional

On Campus radio show: UWI alumni take their business to the Innovators TV show

Event Date: 

July 14, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

July 14, 2013 - 4:00pm

This weekend in 'On Campus':
They started their business while students at UWI Mona. Now they have decided to take their enterprise to the next level as guests on the Innovators TV show. Oshane McKnight and Shakarah McCrae Levy talk about


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