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New Edition of POUI

Poui: Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing, which has till now been a paper journal, is now exclusively online. The new issue has just been launched and you are invited to visit About POUiPoui: Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing is a leading journal for new writing from around the region and beyond. It has only one agenda - to be a vehicle for new ...
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Course Evaluations prize winners

Students taking undergraduate courses offered by the Faculties of Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science & Technology and Social Sciences as well as the Institute for Gender & Development Studies, completed their course evaluations online (instead of the traditional paper-based questionnaire) in Semester II, 2013-14. Students from the Faculty of Humanities & Educ...
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New Principal at The UWI Open campus

The University of the West Indies is pleased to announce Professor Eudine Barriteau as the incoming principal of The University’s Open Campus. Professor Barriteau’s nomination was approved with acclaim by The University Council at its Annual Business Meeting in April. She assumes office on August 1, 2014 – the start of the new academic year, succeeding Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof...
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New Grade Point Average Scheme

Regional Headquarters, Mona, Jamaica: A revised Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme will be introduced by The University of the West Indies (UWI) from the beginning of the 2014/2015 academic year. Changes to the GPA were approved by the Board for Undergraduate Studies in 2011 and The UWI had announced in September 2013 that these changes would take effect in the academic year 2014/2015. Under ...
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Message from Professor E. Nigel Harris, Vice Chancellor, UWI

Please click here for message(PDF) from Vice Chancellor, Professor E. Nigel Harris.
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Turks & Caicos joins The UWI

UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – A motion for the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to become a full contributing country of The University of the West Indies (UWI) was carried unanimously at the annual business meeting of The University Council held in Nassau, Bahamas on Friday April 25, 2014. Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Youth, Sports and Library Services, the Hon. Aki...
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Tribute To Mr. Anthony Lewis

It is with regret that we learned of the death of our colleague, Mr. Anthony Lewis, who passed away on Monday, April 21 following a short illness. Tony has had a long career within the Faculty of Humanities and Education (and its predecessor), having taught as Lecturer in Linguistics from 1979-95, and returning in 1999 as a part-time Lecturer in Linguistics and the Foundation Language programme...
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The Region Has Lost a Great Son...

Vice Chancellor's statement on the death Of Professor Emeritus Norman Girvan C.D.
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Death Anouncement Mr. Anthony Lewis

It is with regret that we learned of the death of our colleague, Anthony Lewis who passed away on Monday, April 21st.
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Cultural Studies Graduate Symposium

The Cultural Studies Programme at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus commenced in September 2004 and has emerged as a discipline that seeks to understand the complexity of culture and its political uses. The postgraduate programme promotes the discipline at the UWI as an important area of study and research and, by so doing, stimulates academic discourse and prom...
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Readings @ the Bookshop: in Limbo

The University Bookshop was the site of an exciting literary event on Friday March 28, featuring the Caribbean launch of Esther Figueroa's environmental novel Limbo. Patrons experienced a feast of poetry, prose, humor and literary analysis at the literary series readings@theBookshop which featured Mark McWatt, Phillip Nanton and Esther Figueroa. Esteemed Barbadian author George Lammin...
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Cave Hill 2014 Moot Court Winners

Cave Hill campus made a clean sweep of the top prizes to emerge overall winners of the 4th Annual Inter-American Sustainable Development Moot Court Competition in Brazil last Friday. In so doing Cave Hill became the first English speaking team to win the competition which was held at the FGV Direito Rio de Janeiro Law School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The campus’ triumphant internation...
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$350 000 in Scholarship Funding

TOP student performers at UWI Cave Hill campus will receive highly valued assistance when scores of them are awarded corporate, institutional or individual financial support for outstanding achievement. Nearly 100 awardees will received about $350 000 in scholarship funding, book grants and other prize monies when the campus hosts its seventh annual student awards ceremony next Tuesday...
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Employee Engagement in a Recession

As Barbados faces major job losses in a crippling recession, a management researcher is pointing to the critical nature of employment engagement for both public and private sector organisations. Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies at UWI, Cave Hill campus, Nicole Knight says even after recruiting the “right” employees into the organization, employers are presented with the...
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Caribbean Export Supports the UWI

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), the only regional trade and investment promotion agency in the African, Caribbean and Pacific group (ACP), is sponsoring the participation of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) at Going Global 2014, a higher education institutions’ (HEI) conference to be held at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, USA from April 29- M...
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