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Revised GPA Scheme for UWI Students In 2014

Undergraduate students across The University of the West Indies will be assessed using a new Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme, effective Semester One 2014/2015. Under the new GPA scheme, the overall manner in which assessments are conducted and grades represented for undergraduate student transcripts will be revised. All new and continuing students across all The University’s campuses will be a...
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UWI growth a shared process

PRINCIPAL of The University of The West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has sought to clarify and correct issues that have found their way into the public debate about the University. He told last Friday’s matriculation ceremony: “… all operational budgets at Cave Hill, all significant expenditures, and all strategic plans, are discussed and approved by the Governm...
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Investment in higher education worth the cost

Lamenting what he deemed the poor quality of national discussion about higher education and national development; a situation he says that has resulted in a conversation filled with propaganda, mythologies and untruths, principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at Cave Hill, Sir Hilary Beckles, has responded to the institution’s critics whom he suggests should know better. Amid conc...
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Francis-Cobley to lead Single Virtual University Space

Professor E. Nigel Harris, Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), has announced the appointment of Mrs Pauline Francis-Cobley as University Programme Coordinator of the Single Virtual University Space (SVUS) which is currently being established across The UWI. The SVUS is a cyber-platform that will enable students anywhere in the region to access the best teaching/learning...
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Depradine Named Teaching and Learning Champion

Head of the Department of Computer Science, Maths and Physics and award-winning teacher at the UWI Cave Hill Campus, Dr. Colin Depradine, was presented with a Teaching and Learning Champion Award by the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)during the opening ceremony of the Teaching and Technology Symposium and the launch of Teaching and Learning Week at the Campus recently. Co...
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Cave Hill Campus Gets High Marks from International Review Team

The UWI Cave Hill Campus has been given “high marks” by an international review team which recently carried out a comprehensive assessment of its operations as part of the national institutional accreditation process. Deputy Principal of the Campus Professor Eudine Barriteau, in her welcome remarks to participants at the annual Teaching and Technology Symposium held in the Solutions Centre on t...
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UWI lauded for responding to change

The UWI Cave Hill Campus has been lauded for its efforts to respond to the changing world, embracing technology in teaching and learning, in order to remain relevant. The kudos came from Corporate Communications and Public Relations Manger of LIME, Carolyn Williams-Gayle, as she addressed the third annual Teaching and Technology Symposium organised by the Educational Media Services arm of the C...
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UWI Vice Chancellor to present 6 Awards for Excellence this year

UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – Five outstanding faculty members and one Research Centre at The University of the West Indies will receive the 2013 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence during the week of graduation ceremonies this coming October. On a date to be announced, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor E. Nigel Harris, will present awards to Profe...
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UWI Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI) Academic Announcements

Professor Susan Walker, Professor of Nutrition and Director of the Tropical Medicine Research Institute (TMRI), is pleased to announce the appointments of Professor Marvin Reid as the Head of the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit (TMRU) and Dr. Jennifer Knight-Madden, as Head of the Sickle Cell Unit (SCU). Marvin Reid MB BS PHD (Community Medicine) Professor Marvin Reid is a graduate of the ...
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Four UWI Lecturers Appointed Professors

UWI REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS, Jamaica – The Office of Administration in the Vice-Chancellery of The University of the West Indies (UWI) has announced the promotion to Professor of the following Senior Lecturers: Dr Moawia Alghalith, Economics Department, Faculty of Social Sciences at the St Augustine Campus Dr Rosemarie Wright-Pascoe, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences at the...
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Seed Funds Awarded for Joint Projects between SUNY and the University of the West Indies

In furtherance of a formal Memorandum of Understanding which was signed in January 2013 following a meeting between the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the State University of New York (SUNY), the joint projects selected to receive seed funding were identified today. Broad collaboration in research as well as in academic programmes is seen by both systems as a pre-requisite for deep and...
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Cave Hill Shows Gratitude - The Benefactors Awards Ceremony

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Mr. Christopher Sinckler will deliver the feature address at a special ceremony in which The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill campus will thank and recognise some 300 organisations and individuals who have made financial and other resource contributions to the campus over the past four years. The Benefactors Awards Ceremony will b...
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Online Course Evaluations Winners

The Campus Quality Assurance Office (CQAO), on behalf of the Deans of the Faculties of Humanities and Education, Law and Social Sciences, conducted the prize draws for participation in the online course evaluations for undergraduate courses for semester 2, 2012-13. The CQAO, is pleased to announce that the winners are as follows: Faculty of Humanities & Education Jamal Mascoll Faculty of...
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Henry Steward Talks Information

The Faculty of Social Sciences has subscribed to Henry Stewart Talks, a company out of the UK that provides access to online materials primarily presentations. You are granted full access to a resource of teaching materials that includes online seminars in marketing, management, finance, strategy, law and more. Access is available through December 2013. The Marketing and Management Collection ...
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The International Diaspora Arts Festival 2013

The End of Year Presentation of the Errol Barrow Centre for Imagination
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