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UWI Vice Chancellor pays tribute to the late Norman Girvan

UWI Vice Chancellor pays tribute to the late Norman Girvan

The Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor E. Nigel Harris and the entire University community are deeply saddened by the death of Professor Emeritus Norman Girvan C.D. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.  Our Region has lost one of its great sons who has made a significant contribution to regional development theory and policy. 

Second Conference on Higher Education starts May 8

The UNESCO Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO/IESALC) and The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will convene the Second Conference on Higher Education in the Caribbean (II CCHE), May 8 and 9, 2014 at the Regional Headquarters of The UWI in Kingston, Jamaica.
Under the theme, Best Practices in Higher

MSBM Students Get Third Win in OFCVC Business Plan Competition

MSBM Students Get Third Win in OFCVC Business Plan Competition

Mona School of Business & Management (MSBM) MBA students Alicia Brown and Ana-Kay Green continued the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) growing tradition of winning the Opportunity Funding Corporation  Venture Challenge (OFVC) competition which is held annually in Atlanta Georgia. The duo, which competed in the Thurgood Marshall Fu

UWI Mona Now - In your Sunday Gleaner April 27

Event Date: 

April 27, 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

UWIMONA Now Feature to Appear in the Gleaner on April 27, 2014.
The latest issue of the UWIMONA Now newspaper will be distributed with the Sunday Gleaner, Sunday April 27, 2014. Be sure to get your copy.  Here is the headline preview for April:

  • Cassava flour

Symposium Exhibition: Ras Tafari - The Majesty and the Movement

Event Date: 

May 22, 2014 (Time To Be Announced) - June 3, 2014 (Time To Be Announced)

REVISED SYMPOSIUM ITINERARY - May 22 - June 3  Download promotional poster for the Exhibition
Thursday May 22: Day 1

  • 9AM - Registration for Delegates/Participants @ National Museum
  •  11AM TO 5 PM A.  Ethnographic Museum @Addis Ababa

Public Forum - Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 2014

Event Date: 

April 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute CAPRI-hosted Public Forum will be held at UWI Mona's Faculty of Law. Panellists include:

  • Hilary Reid, Attorney At law and Chair of the PSOJ Insolvency Committee
  • Dr Damien King, Co-Executive Director, CAPRI
  • Suzanne Ffolkes Goldson, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Law

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Michael Taylor addresses Climate Matters

Event Date: 

April 24, 2014 - 5:30pm

Professor Michael Taylor's inaugural Lecture is entitled Climate Matters: Contending with Variability and Change in the Caribbean.


Chemistry Lecture Theatre 5

Target Audience: 


Inaugural Professorial lecture - Professor Russell Pierre examines the face of Paediatric Aids

Event Date: 

April 24, 2014 - 5:30pm

Professor Russell Pierre's Lecture, entitled “Circle of Life – The face of Paediatric Aids…the Millennial Generation,”   will focus on Paediatric HIV/AIDS and examine its evolution through three decades.


Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture

Professor Russell Pierre to Deliver Inaugural Professorial Lecture April 24

Professor Russell Pierre of the Department of Child and Adolescent Health, Faculty of Medical Sciences will deliver his Inaugural Professorial lecture on Thursday, April 24 at 5:30pm. at the Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex 
In this lecture, entitled “Circle of Life – The face of Pae

Intellectual Property Week Seminar: “Development of Jamaica's Cultural/Creative Industries

Event Date: 

April 23, 2014 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

The Institute of Caribbean Studies in collaboration with the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) presents an Intellectual Property Week Seminar entitled “Development of Jamaica's Cultural/Creative Industries: The Intellectual Property Focus”.

Speakers include representatives

Student Technical team Fundraising Concert

Event Date: 

April 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

Student technicians who work at the Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) have come up with a creative way of meeting the deadline for their tuition payments - A Fundraising Concert. Please come out and support them. Admission $300
If you can't make it this evening, feel fee to


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