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Prof Harris will demit office as UWI Vice Chancellor in 2015

nigel harrisThe UWI Vice Chancellor, Prof E Nigel Harris is stepping down in April 2015 after 10 years on the job.

David Ritch

David RitchCayman Islands attorney-at-law David Ritch is contributing to the legal fraternity in the Cayman Islands. He is the Chairman of CIBC First Caribbean International Bank. He graduated with a law degree (Hons.) from the UWI Cave Hill Campus. He then qualified as a barrister in London. He was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 1976.

His career began in the Cayman Islands Courts as the Clerk of Courts. He rose rapidly to Crown Counsel and Senior Crown Counsel in the Chambers of the Attorney General. He is currently senior partner with the law firm Ritch & Conolly, where he has practised law continuously for the past 30 years.

Ritch is a past president of the Cayman Islands Law Society and has served on numerous Government Statutory Boards, including being a member of the Cayman Islands Currency Board, Chairman of the Port Authority, the Labour Board and Planning Appeals Tribunals, the Trade & Business Licensing Board, the Caymanian Protection Board, the Immigration Board and the Work Permit Board. He is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd, a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the sole provider of electricity on the Island of Grand Cayman.

 

 

On Campus radio show: Bee industry under attack. UWI steps in with major plan of action

Event Date: 

May 18, 2014 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

May 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

UWI Mona Law Students will get professional on the job training starting this Summer under a new internship programme. Faculty of Law Lecturer, Mrs Natalie Courthesy drops by with details of the programme and next week's launch. Plus, what

Professor Eudine Barriteau Incoming Principal of The UWI’s Open Campus

Professor Eudine Barriteau Incoming Principal of The UWI’s Open Campus

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce Professor Eudine Barriteau as the incoming principal of The University’s Open Campus.

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Speech Writing Workshop

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June 7, 2014 - 10:00am - June 21, 2014 - 10:00am

The Deparment of Literatures in English will host a Speech Writing Workshop on three consecutive Saturdays in June from 10:00 am to 1:00pm. The workshop will be held on the 7th, 14th and 21st of June 2014.
The presenter will be Professor Emeritus Edward Baugh, former

UWI’s Revised Grade Point Average Scheme Starts 2014/2015 Academic Year

UWI’s Revised Grade Point Average Scheme Starts 2014/2015 Academic Year

Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica:  A revised Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme will be introduced by The University of the West Indies (UWI) from the beginning of the 2014/2015 academic year.  Changes to the GPA were approved by the Board for Undergraduate Studies in 2011 and The UWI had announced in September 2013 that these changes would take

Revised Grade Point Average Scheme Starts 2014/2015 Academic Year

Revised Grade Point Average Scheme Starts 2014/2015 Academic Year

Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica: A revised Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme will be introduced by The University of the West Indies (UWI) from the beginning of the 2014/2015 academic year.

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UWI Sociologist Dr. Leith Dunn named to Commonwealth Observer Group for Malawi Elections

UWI Sociologist Dr. Leith Dunn named to Commonwealth Observer Group for Malawi Elections

UWI Sociologist and Gender Specialist, Dr Leith Dunn, has been named as a member of the Commonwealth Observer Mission for Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government Elections in the Republic of Malawi, to be held on May 20, 2014.
 
This is the fourth occasion on which Dr Dunn is being asked to serve as a Commonwealth Election Observer for

Understanding Nuclear Power as an Energy Source: Public Forum

Event Date: 

May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

The Public Forum is staged by the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), the Jamaica Public Service Company and the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Admission is FREE. Download event flyer

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Executive Seminar Room, Third Floor, Faculty of Law,

Through Women's Eyes - A Panel Discussion

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May 15, 2014 - 5:30pm

The panel discussion, Through Women's Eyes: Conversations on Gender, Politics and Society is presented by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) and the Department of Government. The panel discussion is moderated by Professor Verene Shepherd and Dr Lloyd Waller. Download event

UWI Vice-Chancellor Demits Office in 2015

UWI Vice-Chancellor Demits Office in 2015

UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Professor E. Nigel Harris, has announced that he will demit office in April 2015.

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