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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Inducted into UWI, Mona Honour Park

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Inducted into UWI, Mona Honour Park

Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago became the first female Head of State to be inducted into the UWI, Mona Park in Honour of Graduates who are or have been Heads of Government on August 7 during an official Induction Ceremony.
 
Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Mona, Professor Gordon Shirley, paid tribute

UWI, Mona, Hansle Parchment Medals in the 110M Hurdles Finals

UWI, Mona, Hansle Parchment Medals in the 110M Hurdles Finals

UWI, Mona, Hansle Parchment secured the bronze medal during the Finals of the men’s 110m hurdles clocking 13.12 seconds today, August 8, 2012 at 3:15 pm (JA time). The University community congratulates him on this significant accomplishment. 
 
Parchment is the first UWI, Mona student to have medaled at the Olympics Games and the first Jamaican to

Regional Climate Change Workshop

Regional Climate Change Workshop

The Climate Studies Group at Mona and the Cuban Institute of Meteorology present a Regional Training Workshop in Ensemble Climate Modelling. The Workshop takes place on August 20-29, 2012 each weekday from 9 am to 5 pm at the Department of Physics, UWI, Mona. The course will be led by Dr. Michael Taylor, Head, Department of Physics, UWI, Mona and

UWI, Mona Lecture Explores Reggae in the Pacific

UWI, Mona Lecture Explores Reggae in the Pacific

Brent Clough, producer and presenter at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Radio National, will deliver a lecture entitled, “Reggae in the Pacific:  Roots Beyond the Reef” to mark the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence.  The lecture takes place on Thursday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1) in the Fac

UWI, Mona Athlete, Parchment Qualifies for 110m Hurdles Semis at Olympics

UWI, Mona Athlete, Parchment Qualifies for 110m Hurdles Semis at Olympics

Twenty-two year old UWI, Mona student Hansle Parchment today (August 7) qualified for the semi -finals of the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.32 seconds.
 
He finished second in Heat 3 behind Cuba’s Orlando Ortega who clocked 13.26 seconds. The semi-finals will be run tomorrow (August 8) at 1:15pm (JA time) and the finals at 3:15pm (JA time).

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UWI Mona Student, Parchment Featured at London 2012 Olympics

UWI Mona Student, Parchment Featured at London 2012 Olympics

UWI, Mona student, Hansle Parchment will be featured at the 2012 London Olympics representing Jamaica in the 110 M Hurdles on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 4:10am (local time). Parchment, who won his event at the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) National Trials qualifying with a personal best of 13.18 seconds to meet the Olympics

UWI Penal-Debe South Campus Signing Ceremony

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157630888209082/{/gallery} ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago – On Thursday August 2nd, 2012, the contract to commence construction of the South Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine, in Penal-Debe, was signed at the Office of the Campus Principal.

The ceremony began at 10am, with UWI St. Augustine Campus Principal, Professor Clement Sankat; Campus Bursar, Carla Dube; Senior Project Officer at the Campus Projects Office, Alfred Reid; and China Jiangsu International Economic Co-Operation Corporation (CJIE) sub-contractors, Jinpeng Zhang and Yonggao Pan, affixing their signatures to the contract.

Also present at the ceremony were Acuitas Caribbean Limited representatives, Director, Mr. Ian Marfleet; and Quality Manager, Ms. Stacy Nagessar. Mrs. Angela Argoon, Chief Executive Officer of the Penal-Debe Regional Corporation, was also in attendance.

The creation of a South Campus comes as part of UWI’s regional strategic plan to expand the University to better serve its communities. The establishment of the South Campus was approved by the Council of The UWI and will be implemented with the support of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.

For further information, please contact the Marketing and Communications Office, at 662-2002 ext.82315 or 82324, or via e-mail at marketing.communications@sta.uwi.edu

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