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Sterling and Stewart shine at The UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards 2020

The strategic decision by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) to establish a Faculty of Sport is bearing fruit. The University’s decision, led by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, to bring sport into the Triple A paradigm of its 2017-2022 strategic plan, has brought the rich in talent youth of the region to the fore.

UWI Scientist, Professor John Agard appointed by UN Secretary-General to co-chair 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report team

Professor John Agard, a leading scientist from the Department of Life Sciences at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus has been appointed by UN Secretary-General, António Guterres to help draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report.

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Mona School of Business and Management launches Virtual Student Entrepreneurship Competition

As the pandemic reshapes various industries, the need for innovative entrepreneurs with agile skills has never been more critical. The Vincent HoSang Entrepreneurship Programme (VHEP) through the annual UWI Venture Competition aims to  prepare the next generation of leaders for an uncertain, rapidly changing world through the adoption of non-traditional business education and practices.

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$2.5m donation to The UWI Mona for students in need

The Most Hon. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party and Chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party Education Fund, visited The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to present the institution with gifts from the Jamaica Labour Party Education Fund and the Prime Minister’s Positive Jamaica Foundation; the total value of this donation was $2.5m.

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