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Future-focused | 75 years: Regional transformation to global leadership

At the Annual Business Meeting of the University Council held on April 26, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, delivered a detailed report on the 2022/2023 academic year. Read the complete Vice-Chancellor's Report to the University Council online.


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Repatriation Milestone: Specimen of 170-Year-Old Jamaican Giant Galliwasp returns home

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Glasgow (UofG) have announced the repatriation of a Jamaican Giant Galliwasp specimen from The Hunterian collection at UofG in Scotland, UK.

UWI SODECO featured in Caribbean Beat magazine | Saving Caribbean Mangroves

SODECO, an international research charity of The UWI, located at the University’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, is leading the Clarendon mangrove restoration. The Clarendon project is the most ambitious mangrove restoration project ever attempted in Jamaica, and possibly the English-speaking Caribbean.

University Council appoints Dr Dodridge D. Miller as The UWI’s 7th Chancellor

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that The Most Honourable Dodridge D. Miller, FB, FCCA, MBA, LL.M, LLD (Hon) has been appointed as its 7th Chancellor—the highest office-holder in The UWI system.

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Special Convocation for conferral of an Honorary Doctorate on Archbishop of Canterbury

Tune in to UWItv on Saturday, July 20, for the live broadcast of a Special Convocation for the conferral of an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree on the Most Reverend Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. 4:00 p.m. local Jamaica time, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Caribbean/AST via its website, Facebook page, and cable TV channels on Flow.

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