November 2020

From Reputation to Revenue

Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (seated) extends a friendly virtual handshake to President of Open Society Foundations, Ambassador Patrick Gaspard on Thursday, September 17, 2020 during the signing of an MOU between the two entities. Sharing the moment are Laleta Davis Mattis (standing left), University Counsel and Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Principal, Mona Campus.

The UWI, CDB and EU partners launch landmark State of the Caribbean Climate Report

A report which provides critical analysis and discussion on Caribbean climate, variability and trends and projections was released by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) on Monday, November 23, 2020. The Report was produced with grant funding from the ACP-EU-CDB Natural Disaster Risk Management in CARIFORUM Countries programme (NDRM), which is funded by the European Union and managed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

An Agile UWI Seeks Sustainable Funding Strategies

Though the scope of the COVID-19 global pandemic might have been difficult to foresee at its onset, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), as an agile and responsive organisation guided by the tenets of its Triple A Strategy, has been both strategic and resourceful in seeking the funding needed to uphold its purpose and mandate to propel the people of the region along a progressive and prosperous path.

UWI pursues Global Online Campus

The next phase of the implementation of The UWI’s Triple A Strategy (Strategic Plan 2017-2022) focuses on the development of a new Global Online Campus, leveraging the high reputation of the regional university. This new Global Online Campus will build capacity and generate revenue as a core part of the University’s financial future.

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Professor Sir Hilary Beckles says: "No retreat at UWI"

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has continued to thrive and advance new strategies for its future. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the regional university, credits this success to its staff who are not just “fine and bright, but caring, committed and courageous.”

UWI and Missouri State sign MOU

Research to begin investigating how climate and other factors affect livelihoods and wellbeing
Continuing its global strategy of critical collaboration and partnerships with world class universities, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Missouri State University (MSU) in the US to promote Sustainable Community Development, education and research.

Ms. Deika Morrison is newest Honorary Research Fellow at The UWI’s Institute for Sustainable Development

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Deika as an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development (The ISD). Ms Morrison, whose appointment is initially for a period of one year, from October 12, 2020 to October 11, 2021 will focus her fellowship on strengthening the research capacity of the Institute.

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SAVE THE DATE: Virtual Long Service Award 2020

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December 21, 2020 (Time To Be Announced)

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Virtual

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Staff

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