Welcome to the Centre

Within our walls and beyond I will do my very best to harness our community togetherness and to frame strategies necessary to enable regional development and community prosperity. To these ends I seek your continued assistance and friendship, and urge your guidance, assistance, goodwill and support.

Professor Sir Hilary McD Beckles


Featured Story

The UWI, UNILAG Set Up Institute of African and Diaspora Studies

The University of the West Indies and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of an institute to advance the exchange of cultural, social ideas and research excellence for the development of Africa and the African Diaspora
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Regional Headquarters

Featured Project
Zika was recognized as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by WHO on February 01, 2106. The University of the West Indies (UWI) has convened a regional Zika Task Force to coordinate its response to the threat and lend expert advice and consultative support to the region. Visit www.uwi.edu/zika for more.

Central Administrative Offices


Vice Chancellery Projects
New RHQ Building

Projects under the Office of the Vice Chancellor are strategically positioned to support the idea of an activist University. Read more about current Centre projects.

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