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View The UWI’s 10 Graduation Ceremonies Live

For Release Upon Receipt - Monday, October 10, 2016

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that its 2016 graduation ceremonies will be available for viewing via live stream beginning with the Open Campus on Saturday October 8, 2016 in St Kitts and Nevis. Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne will confer degrees at a total of ten ceremonies hosted by the University’s four campuses to celebrate the achievements of thousands of graduands across the region. Eleven honorary degrees will also be awarded to eminent persons in various fields – among them, Olympian, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and well-known actor and humanitarian, Danny Glover. Friends and family who want to watch loved ones cross the stage can share in the moment at

A complete itinerary of the ceremonies and honorary graduands is included below:

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Saturday October 8, 2016

10.00 a.m. EST

Honorary Graduand:

Dr Sir Prince Ramsey – DSc

Cave Hill Campus Ceremonies

Saturday October 15, 2016

10.00 a.m. EST - Faculties of Humanities & Education, Engineering, Science & Technology, Law, Food & Agriculture and Medical Sciences

5.00 pm EST - Faculty of Social Sciences

Honorary Graduands:

Mr Richard Anthony Best – DLitt

Sir Trevor Carmichael – LLD

Dr Carissa Etienne – DSc

Dr Carol Jacobs – DSc

St Augustine Campus Ceremonies

Thursday October 20, 2016

10:00 a.m.EST - Faculty of Science & Technology and Food & Agriculture

4:00 p.m. EST -Faculties of Engineering and Law

Friday October 21, 2016

10:00 a.m. EST - Faculty of Social Sciences Undergraduate Graduands (Surnames A-L)and Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (Surnames A-Z)

4:00 p.m.EST - Faculty of Social Sciences Undergraduate Graduands (Surnames M-Z) and Postgraduate Graduands from the Departments of Management Studies, Economics, Behavioural Sciences, Institute of International Relations, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economics Studies and Institute of Gender and Development Studies (Surnames A-Z)

Saturday October 22, 2016

10:00 a.m. EST - Faculty of Humanities & Education

4:00 p.m. EST -Faculty of Medical Sciences

Honorary Graduands:

Professor KE Bingsheng – DLitt

Reverend Daniel Teelucksingh – LLD

Mr Anthony Williams – DLitt

Mona Campus Ceremonies

Friday October 28, 2016

11:00 a.m. EST - Faculties of Social Sciences only (all Graduands except those from the Mona School of Business and Management) and Law

5:30 p.m. EST - Faculties of Humanities & Education, Science & Technology, Engineering and Food & Agriculture

Saturday October 29, 2016

11:00 a.m. EST - Faculty of Social Sciences, (onlyGraduands from the Mona School of Business and Management) and Institute for Gender and Development Studies

5:30 p.m. EST - Faculty of Medical Sciences

Honorary Graduands:

Mrs Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce – LLD

Mr Daniel ‘Danny’ Glover – DLitt

Ms Lorna Goodison – DLitt


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