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Cave Hill's Economic Impact on Barbados

In the academic year 2012/2013, the UWI Cave Hill campus had a total student roll of 8,634 persons, almost evenly spread between full-time and part-time students, but largely consisting of students pursuing degrees in the areas of Humanities and Education, Science and Technology as well as the Social Sciences. In addition to its role as an educator, the Campus impacts the society and economy o...
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New issue of Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus announces the latest Double Issue of its Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies. The Journal is available in Barbados from SALISES (Cave Hill), DAYS Books (Bridgetown) and the UWI Bookshop (Cave Hill). Articles Civil Society Consultation in the Caribbean Community (CAR...
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Beckles Address on Reparations

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY PROFESSOR SIR HILARY BECKLES, CHAIRMAN OF THE CARICOM REPARATIONS COMMISSION, HOUSE OF COMMONS, PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN, COMMITTEE ROOM 14, THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2014, 9:00 P.M. Madam Chair, the distinguished member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of Lords, and House of Commons, Excellencies of ...
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Sagicor and the CHSB-UWI Sign MOU

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 18th, 2014 - On July 18th, 2014, Sagicor Financial Corporation and the Cave Hill School of Business-UWI (CHSB-UWI) finalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate capacity building at the institution. The funding, which will be disbursed annually over a five year period, will provide necessary resources for the school's Professional/Executive Education and...
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Nelson Madela Day

Today The University community salutes the lifetime sacrifices and achievements of the late Nelson Mandela, Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) The University of the West Indies (1991). Nelson Mandela Day For 67 years of his life, the late Nelson Mandela fought for the rights of humanity. In 2008, following his 90th birthday celebrations, it was decided that a day be dedicated to pay tribute...
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Over 500 Brazilian Scholarships on offer

In May 2014, the Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras (GCUB)/Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (COIMBRA) visited the Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados campuses of The UWI. During this mission Vice-Chancellor E. Nigel Harris signed a General Cooperation Agreement with COIMBRA President, Rector Maria Lucia Cavalli Neder, strengthening the relationship between the two institutions. ...
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International Recognition for Nurse Vaughn

The International Nurses Association Inducts Sandra O. Vaughn, RN, MEd, in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare for her Superior Work in Nursing Education and Administration Source: http://www.motoemag.com/2014/07/14/the-international-nurses-association-inducts-sandra-o-vaughan-rn-med-in-worldwide-leaders-in-healthcare-for-her-superior-work-in-nursing-education-and-administration/ The Internationa...
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Project on Hypertension Treatment

Healthy Caribbean Coalition Names The University of the West Indies – Cave Hill as Associated Academic Institution for Groundbreaking Global Hypertension Research Project The University of The West Indies Cave Hill campus has been selected as the academic home for the Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project (GSHTP) – Barbados Pilot. This initiative is a collaboration be...
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CHiPS - Call for Papers

CFP: Cave Hill Philosophy Conference (CHiPS) X November 12-14, 2014 Theme:Philosophy of Religions Keynote speaker: John Cottingham.He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Reading; Professorial Research Fellow, Heythrop College, University of London; and an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, Oxford. Hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy, The University of the ...
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Diplomatic Law

UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica: Just over a month since the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean was launched, it has already graduated its first cohort of 23 students in Contemporary Diplomacy: Issues and Processes and is less than one week away from its second module on Protocol and Diplomatic Law. The Academy, a joint project between the Government of Trinidad & Tobago and its Mini...
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20 Honorary Degrees

The 2014 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies will see the conferral of 20 honorary degrees: four at the Cave Hill Campus, six at the Mona Campus, two at the Open Campus and eight at the St. Augustine Campus.
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Tuition Fees Approved

The University Council of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) approved a small percentage increase in tuition fees for its Mona and Open campuses for the upcoming 2014 -15 academic year. At The UWI Council’s Annual Business Meeting, chaired by Chancellor Sir George Alleyne in Nassau, Bahamas in April, members considered and approved the recommended fees, which had been endorsed by the ...
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UNESP offers 45 Free Courses

In August 2013, UNESP started a new project - International Courses at UNESP (ICU) which is offering 45 courses taught in English in four different program areas: Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Dentistry and Literature & Linguistics — specific areas where UNESP has a high level of scientific competence.
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Hypertension Treatment Project

To address the growing challenges with hypertension control globally, CDC in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and other partners, is launching the Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project. This project involves the development and implementation of a framework for standardizing the medical treatment of hypertension. Successful treatment models for infec...
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Going Global 2014

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) was one of only two Caribbean tertiary level institutions represented at a higher education conference staged by the British Council in Miami in April. Some 1,000 delegates, presenters and exhibitors from 70 countries, including 500 heads of organisations and 16 education ministers, met to share best practices, network and strategize about the future ...
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