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Launch of the Biodiesel Production Initiative

Event Date: 

June 5, 2013 - 3:00pm

The Youth Crime Watch of Jamaica, in collaboration with the Departments of Chemistry and Physics of the University of the West Indies, Mona, will launch the Biodiesel Production Initiative (which is funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme). The Project seeks to engage

Mona takes the baton of UWI Games 2013 on a note of peace

Mona takes the baton of UWI Games 2013 on a note of peace

The 28th UWI Games – the region’s largest multi sporting event – officially began Tuesday, May 21 at the University of the West Indies, Mona Bowl, on a note of peace and intercampus unity, anchored for the first time, on the launch of an anti violence campaign.
 
Five hundred student athletes and officials from Barbados, Trinidad and Jamaica are now

Sixth Annual NBD/UWI Open Campus National Distinguished Lecture

Sixth Annual NBD/UWI Open Campus National Distinguished Lecture at Fort Young Hotel on 

date: 
30 May 2013

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On Campus radio show: Preparing students to land the job of their dreams

Event Date: 

May 26, 2013 - 2:00pm

Event Date: 

May 26, 2013 - 4:00pm

This Sunday, May 26th, in On Campus: The Office of Placement and Career Services stages a series of Resume clinics for UWI Mona students this summer, and the University of the West Indies School of Nursing turns its attention to evidence based

Seminar: “The “Jamaican Livestock Industry: The Road Not Taken”

Event Date: 

May 30, 2013 - 5:30pm

The Natural History Society of Jamaica presents a Seminar entitled: “The “Jamaican Livestock Industry: The Road Not Taken”.   The seminar will deal with the development of the livestock industry in Jamaica, the path taken and some alternatives which should be explored to achieve the mos

NEDCO Opening

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On Wednesday May 22nd, 2013, the National Entrepreneurial Development Company Limited’s (NEDCO) Sub-office at UWI, St. Augustine Campus, was formally commissioned at the Student Activities Centre (SAC) of The UWI. In attendance were the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development, Carl Francis, on behalf of his Minister, the Honourable Errol McLeod; Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training; the Honourable Prakash Ramadar, Minister of Legal Affairs and Member of Parliament for St Augustine; Professor Clement Sankat, Pro Vice Chancellor and Campus Principal of the UWI, St. Augustine Campus; and Mr. Shiraz Mohammed, Manager of the Strategic Transformation Project.

UWI Open Campus Student Brings UWI Toronto Gathering To Tears

UWI Open Campus Student Brings UWI Toronto Gathering To Tears

Aaronia Stedman, a University of the West Indies Open Campus student from Dominica, and one of the recipients of scholarships awarded from the proceeds of the annual UWI Toronto Gala held in Toront

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Course Design Workshop

Event Date: 

August 14, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Designing is an activity that people engage in to improve the quality of their subsequent creations and this is exactly what this workshop will be about.
 
Three themes will be explored as we sharpen our skills in course design:

  1. Learner-Centred Teaching
  2. Constructive Alignment
  3. Educat

Blended Learning Bootcamp

Event Date: 

August 15, 2013 - 9:00am - August 16, 2013 - 4:00pm

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) will be hosting a Blended Learning Boot Camp Thursday August 15 – Friday August 16, 2013 (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day) for all academic staff. This 2-day workshop will address the needs of more

Five UWI Graduates honoured by Jamaica Medical Foundation

Five UWI Graduates honoured by Jamaica Medical Foundation

Awardees pose with Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller and their citations. 
 
 
 
 
The Jamaica Medical Foundation – an outreach arm of the insurance Association of Jamaica - has awarded five UWI Graduates for outstanding achievements in the medical field, and on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
 
 They are: •    Professor Jose

UWI Games - Table Tennis

Event Date: 

May 22, 2013 - 9:00am - 10:30pm

Venue: 

Old Dramatic Theatre

Target Audience: 

Staff

Target Audience: 

General Public

Event

UWI Games - (M) Football M vs CH

Event Date: 

May 21, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Venue: 

Mona Bowl

Target Audience: 

Staff

Target Audience: 

Students

Target Audience: 

General Public

UWI Games Opening Ceremony

Event Date: 

May 21, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Venue: 

Mona Bowl (tent)

Target Audience: 

Staff

Target Audience: 

Students

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