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UWI degrees now accepted in China

UWI degrees now accepted in China

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pleased to announce the official recognition of its degrees in China.

In correspondence to The UWI Vice-Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, dated December 15, 2016, His Excellency Ambassador Niu Qingbao, of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Jamaica, affirmed The UWI's status as an approved university by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.

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Machel Montano: AFUWI Award is Dream Come True

Machel Montano: AFUWI Award is Dream Come True

Trinbagonian soca star, Machel Montano hailed the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) 2016 Bob Marley Award to him as “a dream come true”.
 
Montano who has been performing since age seven and has produced 42 albums over a 33-year career, was among awardees at the AFUWI’s 19th Annual Legacy Awards Gala in New York on February 24, 2016. The event which was held under the auspices of honorary patron, Dr Harry Belafonte, O.J., raises funds for The UWI.

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AFUWI Positively impacting Lives of Caribbean Nationals

AFUWI Positively impacting Lives of Caribbean Nationals

The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) since its establishment has positively impacted the lives of many Caribbean nationals. This has been made possible through the kind contributions and financial support of numerous individuals and corporations who are committed to nation building through education. Patrons attending this year’s gala at The Pierre in New York City heard from a number of scholarship recipients how the scholarships have impacted their lives.

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AFUWI 2016 Gala Honorees

AFUWI 2016 Gala Honorees

Dr. Harold Freeman, CEO, President and Founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute in New York and Professor Emeritus of Surgery at Columbia University is this year’s recipient of the 2016 American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) Lifetime Achievement Award. Freeman, the preeminent authority on the subject of poverty and cancer, will be presented with the prestigious award at the glitzy Annual Legacy Awards Gala on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at The Pierre in New York City.

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