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UWI Cave Hill Has a New Head of the Academy of Sport

Dr. Rudolph Alleyne is the new Head of the Academy of Sport at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Cave Hill campus.

Alleyne, who previously held the post of Academic Programme Co-ordinator at The UWI Cave Hill campus, takes over as the Head from Amanda Reifer.

Alleyne brings a wealth of knowledge with him as he has lectured in Exercise and Sport Psychology, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Sociology of Sport, Social Psychology of Sport, Exercise Physiology, and Ethics in Sport.

UWI Alumna Claudia Grant “sails” forth!

Thirty-four years after starting her career at the Port of Kingston in 1986, Claudia Grant is now second in command at the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), serving as Deputy Director General.  She entered the field after she graduated from The UWI with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Studies.

UWI Grad elected Mayor

UWI Alumna, Phelecia Nembhard was elected mayor of the city of New Carrolton in Maryland in June 2020. She is the first female and first person of colour to be elevated to that position.

She graduated with a degree in management and accounting from The UWI and in 1996, she was recognised as Student of the Year at UWI. Then migrated to the United States. She worked with Sun Trust Bank and then went to Presidential Bank, as a regional manager. She has always seen herself as a community activist rather than a politician.

The UWI Connection to Kamala Harris

You might be interested to know that Kamala Harris - the first black woman and Jamaican/South Asian American to become a vice presidential candidate in the USA has a connection to UWI through her father. 

Her father is Donald J. Harris, who is not only a graduate of the UWI (to be specific a 1960 B. A degree holder of the UCWI) but he was also the Director of the Consortium Graduate School of Social Sciences at UWI from 1986-87. He is Jamaican and is a Professor Emeritus (Economics) of Stanford University. 

Mrs Lorna Callendar awarded 2020 Pelican Award by the UWIAA SKN

At the 4th Annual UWI Global Giving & National Pelican Award Ceremony held on Emancipation Day Saturday 1st August 2020 at the State Room of the historic Government House under the Patronage of His Excellency The Governor General Sir. S.W. Tapley Seaton. 

Security Operations Supervisor

Company: The Schmidt Group, Location: Couva/Point Lisas,Point Fortin/La Brea,San Fernando, Salary: Not disclosed

Compliance Officer

Company: First Global Bank, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Negotiable


Company: Development Bank of Jamaica, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed


Company: Public Transport Service Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago, Location: Port-of-Spain,Tobago, Salary: Not disclosed

Office and Operations Supervisor

Company: Profiles Caribbean, Inc., Location: St. Michael, Salary: See description

Roaming Coordinator

Company: Digicel, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed

Sales Executive

Company: TGL Sales Recruiting, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: See description

HR Assistant (6-month renewable Contract)

Company: Tyre Warehouse, Location: Kingston and St. Andrew, Salary: Not disclosed


Company: National Canners Limited, Location: Arima/Sangre Grande, Salary: See description

Financial Analyst

Company: RecruitmentXperts Ltd, Location: Tunapuna/Piarco, Salary: See description


Company: Distributive Trade, Location: St. James, Salary: Not disclosed

Training Generalist (BPO Sector Trainer)

Company: RTR International, Location: St. James, Salary: Not disclosed

Systems Administrator

Company: TRINRICO Steel & Wire Products Limited, Location: San Fernando, Salary: Not disclosed

FP&A Analyst

Company: Digicel, Location: Port-of-Spain, Salary: Not disclosed


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