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Opening ceremony: Rastafari Unconquerable exhibition

Event Date: 

July 21, 2013 - 11:00am

The Institute of Caribbean Studies in association with the National Museum of Jamaica and the Ethiopia Africa Diaspora Union Millennium Council present an exhibition that will reveal the character of one of the worl'd most significant liberation movements - Rastafari. An opening eceremony

Open Letter May 2013

Open Letter May 2013

YALE students spend afternoon at the UWI OPEN CAMPUS DOMINICA 

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Orientation for Parents/Spouse/Family of new Undergraduate students

Event Date: 

July 28, 2013 - 9:30am

At Parent/Spouse/ Family Orientation, family members are familiarized with the social, physical, emotional and intellectual changes that students undergo on entering the University. Parents/spouse/family members have the opportunity to meet with Student Services and Development Managers, Deans

Four UWI Lecturers Appointed Professor

Four UWI Lecturers Appointed Professor

The Office of Administration at the Vice-Chancellery of The University of the West Indies (UWI) is pleased to announce that four of its Senior Lecturers have been promoted to the rank of Professor based on their academic qualifications, research achievements and active involvement in the University community. These are Drs Moawia Alghalith,

UWI Vice Chancellor to present 6 Awards for Excellence this year

UWI Vice Chancellor to present 6 Awards for Excellence this year

UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – Five outstanding faculty members and one Research Centre at The University of the West Indies will receive the 2013 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence during the week of graduation ceremonies this coming October.
 
 
On a date to be announced, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI),

Trade and Economics Development Unit (TEDU) Conference 2013

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157634581632384/{/gallery} The Trade and Economic Development Unit (TEDU) of the Department of Economics, UWI, St. Augustine hosted the conference "Achieving Sustainability in Regions with Extractive Industries" on June 14th 2013 at Paria Suites, South Trunk Rd, La Romaine.
The conference sought to examine the Economics of Regions with Extractive Industries; Governance Issues in Regions with Extractive Industries; Managing Multi-stakeholder Development In Regions with Extractive Industries; Local Content and Development in Regions with Extractive Industries; Macroeconomic Challenges: Linking Extractive Industries to the Wider Economy; Corporate Social Responsibility in Regions with Extractive Industries; Economic Diversification In Regions with Extractive Industries; and The Role of Civil Society in Regions with Extractive Industries.
Additionally, as part of the community outreach TEDU also hosted a secondary school’s 3-D poster competition. This competition sought to highlight and encourage sustainable development in communities that house extractive industries.

Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of The University of the West Indies Open Campus

Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of The University of the West Indies Open Campus

(l-r) The UWI Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne, the Open Campus Principal, Professor Hazel Simmonds-McDonald, the Open Campus Chairman, Sir Dwight Venner, and the  UWI Vice Chancellor, Professor Nigel Harris at the official launch of the UWI Open Campus in 2008
 
 
On July 4, 2013, the newest  campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Open

Lecture: Still Coming out of Slavery - Indigenous Knowledges and the Re-Visioning of Aboriginal History in Australia

Event Date: 

July 12, 2013 - 6:00pm

The Rastafari Studies Initiatives of the Institute of Caribbean Studies, Mona Campuspresents  "Still Coming Out of Slavery...” a Lecture on Indigenous Knowledges and the Re-Visioning of Aboriginal History in Australia.The Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Victoria Grieves, ARC, Indigenous R

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