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CARIMAC Students Tackle Stress With Health and Wellness Expo

CARIMAC Students Tackle Stress With Health and Wellness Expo

 
The final year Public Relations students from the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at UWI, Mona will stage a Health and Wellness Expo dubbed, “F.R.A.S.S: Fit Ready And Striving For Success.” The Expo takes place on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 11 am at the Rex Nettleford Hall Multifunctional Room, UWI,

UWI, Mona Hosts Education Forum

UWI, Mona Hosts Education Forum

 
The School of Education at UWI, Mona has organized a Forum on Education under the theme, “Education Transformation – Determining the Gain and Refocusing on the Challenges.” The event takes place on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 5 pm at Lecture Theatre 1, Faculty of Law, UWI, Mona. 
 
The main speakers on this

Open Letter Volume 4 September 2011

Open Letter Volume 4 September 2011

The University of the West Indies Open Campus Principal and Director of Sites visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in September 2011.

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Open Letter Volume 4 August 2011

Open Letter Volume 4 August 2011

LCI were delighted to be invited to contribute to this month’s edition of the UWI Open Campus newsletter. In June we met with the leadership team to brain storm and design much of the output that formed the foundation of the Employee Retreats that took place in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad over the months of July and August.

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Jazz for a Cause

Jazz for a Cause
An evening of Jazz featuring Barbadian saxophonist, Arturo Tappin, and Jamaica’s guitarist and composer, Ernest Ranglin, OD, was held at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland on Friday, September 23.

Jazz for a Cause

Jazz for a Cause
An evening of Jazz featuring Barbadian saxophonist, Arturo Tappin, and Jamaica’s guitarist and composer, Ernest Ranglin, OD, was held at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland on Friday, September 23.

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Debt at Med School – UWI Student doctors fear dropout

UWI Student doctors fear dropout
Samantha Smith will be the first homegrown medical doctor in Madras, St Ann, and Andrea Salmon hopes to rewrite history in the inner-city community of Rockfort if she finds money to buy books, lab tools and diabetic medication.
The two, straight-A students, enrolled in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of the West Indies, Mona, are among the country’s poorest who now have access to bettering their lives, but experience incomparable suffering trying to make ends meet.

Open Letter Volume 3 July 2011

Open Letter Volume 3 July 2011

Three years ago the UWI established an Open Campus for the purpose of extending the scope, enhancing the appeal and improving its service to the individuals and communities it serves. This was considered to be a bold move by the University, one that was overdue and much welcomed by those countries without full-fledged campuses. The Open Campus

Open Letter Volume 3 June 2011

Open Letter Volume 3 June 2011

Deputy Principal, Prof. Vivienne Roberts, receiving donation from Mr. Courtney Ramsay, Accountant at Nicholls Baking Co. Inc., while sponsored Open Campus student, Mrs. Kenisha Thom-Selvon (far right), Marketing & Communications Assistant, Mrs. Sandra Griffith-Carrington (second from left, back row) and Mrs. Fallan Skinner (second from right,

Attention all Users

Attention all Users

The Open Campus will be performing maintenance on their computer data center to facilitate the upgrade to Moodle 2.0. This maintenance activity will result in all our primary systems becoming unavailable beginning Sunday, August 7 at 10:00 PM and continuing through to Saturday, August 13th.

The following systems will be unavailable for extended

Open Letter Volume 3 May 2011

Open Letter Volume 3 May 2011

The Scholar Ship Cruise was definitely a perfect experience, highlighting the UWI Open Campus as offering much more than simply traditional academics and that as the UWI’s outreach campus, the Open Campus is truly a campus for our times!


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AFUWI: In Memoriam

AFUWI: In Memoriam
Watch a short video for those we lost in the past year.

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AFUWI: In Memoriam

AFUWI: In Memoriam
Watch a short video for those we lost in the past year.

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UWI Vice Chancellor named new Chairman of the ACU

UWI Vice Chancellor named new Chairman of the ACU

UWI Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Nigel Harris has been named the new Chairman of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The ACU announced Professor Harris’ election following meetings in Hong Kong jointly hosted by leading Chinese universities; the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Open University of Hong Kong on April 5, 2011.

UWI Vice Chancellor named new Chairman of the ACU

UWI Vice Chancellor named new Chairman of the ACU

UWI Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Nigel Harris has been named the new Chairman of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The ACU announced Professor Harris’ election following meetings in Hong Kong jointly hosted by leading Chinese universities; the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Open University of Hong Kong on April 5, 2011.

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Lowell Hawthorne is New AFUWI Chair

Lowell Hawthorne is New AFUWI Chair

University of the West Indies(UWI) Vice Chancellor, Prof. E. Nigel Harris, has announced Jamaican-born US restaurant chain owner Lowell Hawthorne, O.D., as the new chairman of the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) Partnership Board.

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Lowell Hawthorne is New AFUWI Chair

Lowell Hawthorne is New AFUWI Chair

University of the West Indies(UWI) Vice Chancellor, Prof. E. Nigel Harris, has announced Jamaican-born US restaurant chain owner Lowell Hawthorne, O.D., as the new chairman of the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) Partnership Board.

Mr. Hawthorne is President & CEO of Golden

Open Letter Volume 3 April 2011

Open Letter Volume 3 April 2011

April 14, 2011 saw the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies Open Campus Belize and UNICEF Belize. This partnership agreement focuses on building national institutional capacities to guarantee, achieve and maintain the well-being of children and adolescents in Belize. The UWI Open Campus and

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