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“Preparing Today for Tomorrow’s Challenges” programme for returning fifth formers of The St. Michael School - Experience on Business Etiquette

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Cognisant that today’s youth, while possessing some academic qualification, lack the necessary interpersonal skills needed to function in the working environment Miss Faith Richards, teacher of The Ellerslie School conceptualised the idea that a programme was necessary to address the dearth of competencies which will undoubtedly affect the students’ lives as they seek jobs and places in institutions of higher education.

The UWIMAA has Partnered with Internal Medicine Learning Collaborative to Share Lecture Series to UWI Medical Alumni Across the World.

Dr. B. Permashwar is the founder and director of the Internal Medicine Learning Collaborative series carried in the UWI Alumni Soft and Life Skills Series -he sees this as a simple way of sharing medical knowledge and expertise and promoting collaboration with physicians to achieve better patient experience and outcome. Dr. Permashwar studied medicine at the UWI, Mona and graduated in 1995. 

Curt Claude Bodkyn’s Story

I have a keen interest in improving the outcome for children with cancer in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region. Following my undergraduate training in medicine, I trained for 10 years in the UK specializing in Paediatrics with a subspecialty in Paediatric Oncology. 

Melissa Jack’s Story

My name is Melissa Jack and I’m currently a Year 4 Medical Student at The UWI ST. Augustine Campus (STA). I am a 24-year-old national of Trinidad and Tobago who enjoys Music and Sports. I am the UWI STA Guild Faculty of Medical Sciences Representative and the Medical Sciences Student Council Chairperson for the year 2021-2022. Additionally, I am also the Public Relations Officer for the Mt. Hope Surgical Society and the National Exchange Officer (NEO) for the Standing Committee on Professional Exchange (SCOPE) within the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Students Association (TTMSA). 

UWI American Foundation & UWItv host roundtable on reparatory justice to mark Caribbean American heritage month

The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI), and UWItv will host a virtual roundtable in celebration of the National Caribbean American Heritage Month in the US, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 7:00- 8:30pm (EDT). The theme of the roundtable is “Reparatory Justice & Economic Equity for the African & Caribbean Diaspora…If Not Now…When?”

SAVE THE DATE! – June 26, 2021

This is the date to catch up with your UWI friends and classmates! Join us for a fun filled celebration of graduates from across the decades. It’s the day UWI celebrates YOU!

Alumni Relations – IAD will be celebrating our graduates on this special day!

We invite you to send us your photos and quotes of special memories.

Do you have special memories of your time on Hall – please share them too!

What have you been up to? Tell us about your awards and achievements.

If you have any particular UWI memories or stories please also share!

2021 Scotiabank Scholarship Presentation

Join us on TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021, 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. for the live ceremony.

Management Studies BSc. class of 1980 hosts reunion - May 22-24, 2020.

Graduates from the 1980 Bachelor of Science (BSc.) class of Management Studies will be celebrating their 40th Anniversary since graduating from The UWI by having a Reunion on the weekend of May 22-24, 2020.

Activities for the weekend will include:

Pelican Talks - October 22, 2019 with Professor Brian Meeks

Proud Pelican and triple UWI graduate, Professor Brian Meeks was our latest alumnus on Pelican Talks. After a long career at The UWI, he is currently the Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at Brown University. He is also a Poet, political scientist, and prolific writer.

Pelican Talks - June 27, 2019 with Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor, O.J.

Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor OJ

Dr. Lalor is a distinguished Honorary Grad of the UWI and is therefore considered an alumnus. He is the holder of the prestigious Order of Jamaica he is also a Chartered Insurer and is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Company of the West Indies (better known as ICWI) Group Limited and its subsidiaries and now Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Class of 1969 Reunion

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019

The celebration of our 50th anniversary of graduation from The UWI will be held on the Mona Campus, October 10 - 13, 2019.

Please take note of the Information Bulletin and let us hear from you. Send an email to classof1969@alumni.uwi.edu with your contact details and please also spread the word among your batch-mates.

Let’s make this the best reunion ever!


CHTM Virtual Reunion 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Sunday, October 4, 2020


Nassau, Bahamas

We are now into the countdown to our Virtual Reunion. We would appreciate it if you could view the poster for our Roundtable Conversations on Day 2 of the Event listed below.


Regional public forum to hear governance issues related to The UWI takes place on April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, an independent team of high-level persons from across the region, established as the Chancellor’s Commission on Governance, will host a public forum to listen to Governance issues related The University of the West Indies (The UWI).


The Talking Trees Literary Fiesta

May 25, 2019

The Talking Trees Literary Fiesta will take place at the Two Seasons Guest House in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on that date and we hope all literary aficionados will be there!

Organised in collaboration with the Department of Literatures in English (DLIE) at the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies and the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund (GLMF), the Fiesta is a family-oriented day, immersing participants in the written and spoken word.


Opening The UWI to the World: The Next 70 years

Date: Wednesday 19 December, 2018 Time: 3:00 p.m. Jamaica time | 4:00 p.m. EC time.


Join us for the live celebration and a toast via www.uwitv.org.

In 2018, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) family celebrated the double milestones of its 70th anniversary and the 10th year since its Open Campus was established.

Throughout the year, The UWI reflected on its 70 years of service and leadership throughout the Caribbean, but the year has also been one of projection of the next phase for the institution.

On December 19, 2018, join the virtual gathering of UWI staff, students, alumni, partners and friends all over the world for the 70th anniversary year finale.


UWIAA New York puts spotlight on corruption to find a solution

Nov. 2, 2018


Medgar Evers College, CUNY


Corruption: The Impact on Democracy, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean – The Diaspora Working Towards a Solution

Venue: Medgar Evers College, 1150 Carroll Street, Suite 400 EEL Lab,

Brooklyn, NY 11225. Telephone: 646-824-6810

Friday, November 2, 2018


9:30 am – 9:50 am                      Registration & Networking

9:50 am - 9:55 am                       Opening, Welcoming Remarks & Introduction




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