Global volcanological community recognises the UWI Seismic Research Centre

The UWI Seismic Research Centre received the 2022 Volcanic Surveillance and Crisis Management Award presented by the world’s leading global volcanological association for outstanding management of the 2020-2021 eruption of La Soufrière in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Report on the 2020-2021 Academic Year

As we wrestled with the reality of the pandemic’s impact, we embarked on aggressive strategies and stepped up our mandate to serve the Caribbean, surging in a world of disruption.

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A new partnership for a blue economy

The Caribbean stands to benefit from an emerging industry worth USD 2.5 trillion globally through sustainable economic diversification into areas such as aquaculture, marine renewable energy, biotechnology and sea vegetable farming.

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Confronting COVID-19

UWI Science, UWI Medicine and UWI Cares initiatives actively engage in the search for sustainable solutions to confront the COVID-19 challenge.

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Caribbean Under Threat! – Part 3

The UN IPCC’s report on the mitigation of climate change has 10 urgent concerns for the Caribbean region. UWI Scientists weigh in on the key issues.

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An excellent global university rooted in the Caribbean

5 regional campuses.
10 global centres across North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Climate Action and Advocacy

Island systems like ours are among the most vulnerable to threats from climate change. As a global leader in research and advocacy for a climate-smart world, championing climate solutions has long been our priority.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurial Culture

Our work expands beyond the walls of academia as researchers collaborate with industry leaders to bring innovative products to market, reignite the region’s productivity and competitiveness, and unleash its economic potential.

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Global Partnerships

As an SDG-engaged university, we've prioritised building global partnerships and connecting knowledge to opportunities for multi-stakeholder development solutions with a special Caribbean focus.

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Research for a Better World

We're a leading University producer of knowledge on Small Island States (SIDS) and committed to applying research to solutions that improve lives in our region and wider world.

#1 in the Caribbean, top 1.5% in the world

The UWI has been consistently ranked among the top universities globally by the most reputable ranking agency, Times Higher Education (THE).

In the current global field of some 30,000 universities and elite research institutes, The UWI stands among the top 1.5% following ranking results for 2022.

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On UWItv

UWItv provides the Caribbean region with the only dedicated 24/7 public education cable channel and internet platform. Watch UWItv on the Flow Cable network or online.

Upcoming Events

July 5

Innovation: Developing a Culture of Creativity and Solution Oriented Execution
9:00am (Jamaica) | 10:00am (EC)
Tune in to UWItv for the live broadcast of this episode of a thought leadership series hosted by the Public Service Commission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It will be presented by Chancellor, Robert Bermudez Chancellor, and moderated by Professor of Practice, Management Studies, Dr Sterling Frost.

Events by campus

Keep abreast of upcoming events at each of our Campuses.

Cave Hill | Five Islands | Mona | Open | St. Augustine

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos