Opening The UWI to the World: The Next 70 years

Date: Wednesday 19 December, 2018 Time: 3:00 p.m. Jamaica time | 4:00 p.m. EC time.


Join us for the live celebration and a toast via

In 2018, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) family celebrated the double milestones of its 70th anniversary and the 10th year since its Open Campus was established.

Throughout the year, The UWI reflected on its 70 years of service and leadership throughout the Caribbean, but the year has also been one of projection of the next phase for the institution.

On December 19, 2018, join the virtual gathering of UWI staff, students, alumni, partners and friends all over the world for the 70th anniversary year finale.


UWIAA New York puts spotlight on corruption to find a solution

Nov. 2, 2018


Medgar Evers College, CUNY


Corruption: The Impact on Democracy, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean – The Diaspora Working Towards a Solution

Venue: Medgar Evers College, 1150 Carroll Street, Suite 400 EEL Lab,

Brooklyn, NY 11225. Telephone: 646-824-6810

Friday, November 2, 2018


9:30 am – 9:50 am                      Registration & Networking

9:50 am - 9:55 am                       Opening, Welcoming Remarks & Introduction


An Evening of Music – Our Music Our UWI at the Open Campus in St. Vincent – a 70th Anniversary event

Saturday November 10, Start Time: 7:00 pm


St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College

UWI Presents A Night of Celebration 70 Years of Contribution to the Region Under the Patronage of The Governor General
of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.


Come join us for the 1994 UWI AGRI Class 25th Reunion Celebration Weekend!


*Venue details to be finalized.

RSVP by Nov. 15, 2018 via eVite link:


Fri. 2/1/19
6:30 p.m. Meet and Greet (optional) *Hilton Lobby Lounge

Sat. 2/2/19
9:00 a.m. Sightseeing Tour (optional) *Las Cuevas-Maracas/La Brea
7:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet *New Rasam Restaurant/Radisson Olympia - Dress code: business casual; UWI colors (red/royal blue with black/white)

Sun. 2/3/19
11:00 a.m. Sunday Brunch (optional) *Valpark Chinese Restaurant
12:00 p.m. UWI Fete** (optional)


UWI Class of 1968 hosts Reunion

UWI Class of 1968 hosts Reunion


UWIAA Washington DC Chapter marks UWI 70th!

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.


Normandie Farm Restaurant 10710 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854 is the location.

The UWIAA Washington, D.C. Chapter will continue to mark the UWI’s 70th with a SUMMER LUNCHEON at which Rev. Canon Kortright Davis will be presented with the Chapter’s prestigious Pelican Award.

Be there on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

Normandie Farm Restaurant 10710 Falls Road, Potomac, MD 20854 is the location.

For information and tickets – please contact:


Antigua Wine and Cheese Social 2018

Saturday 7th April at 7 p.m.


Government House

Calling all Pelicans in Antigua – plan to meet and network at the annual Wine and Cheese Social!
Email: and your ticket can be delivered to you. Or, you may purchase your ticket at the UWI Open Campus. Contributions will be taken to support the children of Barbuda and Dominica who still need assistance after being affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.


Open Campus Cruise 2018

About the Cruise

Join the 3rd UWI Open Campus Cruise and Learn Adventure and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Open Campus and the 70th of The UWI. Connect with fellow Pelicans, make new friends from exotic places, experience new cultures and have FUN!

We will be cruising with Marella Cruise Line aboard the Marella Discovery 2 on their Cuban Fusion tour, departing from Montego Bay, Jamaica to The Cayman Islands, Havana Cuba, Cozumel Mexico and returning to Montego Bay, Jamaica. 


Celebrating the UWI’s 70th at the UWI Regional Headquarters

Come back to Mona – where it all began …. All Alumni and “Friends of the UWI” are invited to come back and to take part in the “70 Years of Service, 70 Years of Leadership” festivities in July 2018! 

Activities during the week of July 22nd will include:

Campus and Museum Tours

Jazz on the Lawns (UWI Regional Headquarters)

Mix and Mingle  

Musical Celebration 

Chancellor’s Reception (UWI Regional Headquarters)


Final dates will be announced shortly. 


Pelican Talks - February 7, 2018 with Joy Spence

Starts February 7, 2018 at 12:00 AM (GMT-5)


UWIMAA Chairman, Dr. Winston Mitchell "67 announces the next Medical REUNION. 2018  

“REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD” - Summer in St. Lucia. 

Please  MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND GET SET to join your fellow medical alumni in beautiful St. Lucia.

Stay tuned… Lots more details to come !!!

For information please contact: 

Audre Spence at the Medical Secretariat:

Support the UWIAA Jamaica Chapter’s Pelican Awards and Jazz Event

Support the UWIAA Jamaica Chapter’s Pelican Awards and Jazz event – the major fundraiser for 2017!




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