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Documents Required

Applicants are required to submit the following supporting documents (as applicable). 

Required Documents

  1. National ID card (Barbadian applicants only)
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Certificate of Citizenship (Certificate of Registration; Certificate of Citizenship by Descent) NOTE: Applicants who hold dual citizenship are asked to clearly indicate which nationality they wish to be considered.
  4. Marriage Certificate (where your name has been changed through marriage)
  5. Legal Affidavit or Deed Poll (if your name is different from that on the Birth Certificate)
  6. Academic certificates (GCE, CXC, CAPE, CSEC, BGSCE, WASSCE, SSSCE,). Grade slips are only accepted in a case where the certificate is not yet available. 
  7. SAT scores accompanied with your High School Transcript
  8. Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  9. Official Transcripts from International High Schools, Colleges and Universities - These must be sent directly from the granting institution or forwarded from World Education Services (WES). (NOT APPLICABLE to those qualifying with Caribbean Examination Council (CSEC/CAPE) certification). 
  10. Receipt or bank draft for application fees

Faculty Specific Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae (ALL Diploma in Education (Primary) and Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business applicants)
  • Submission of creative work (Culture, Creative and Performing Arts applicants only, please click here for more information)
  • Submission of a 250 - 300 word essay entitled "Why I wish to study Social Work" or "Why do I want to be a Social Worker" and two written references (Social Work applicants only)
  • Submission of a 250 - 300 word autobiographical sketch indicating why you choose this field of study and co-curricular form (MBBS applicants and Human Nutrition and Dietetics applicants, please click here for co-curricular form). Students applying for the MBBS programme must also meet the technical standards that are deemed essential for training and practice in the profession. To review the technical standards please click here.

Submission of Documents

Supporting documents must be certified/notarized by a Justice of the Peace, a Notary Public or a Principal or Deputy Principal of a Secondary/High School and must be submitted ONLINE.

What is a certified/notarized document?
This is a true copy of an original document which is signed and stamped indicating that the original was seen and dated by a professional person. This person should not be related to you.

After submitting your application, you will be sent correspondence by email, with a link for uploading your documents. Attachments will be accepted in .pdf, .jpg or .jpeg files ONLY. No MSWord files will be accepted. Kindly ensure that your documents are legible.

All documents should be submitted via the documents upload portal via a link which will be emailed to you 2-3 business days after completion and submission of your application. 

Kindly note therefore that a valid email address is required to complete the application process. Applications CANNOT be processed until supporting documents are received.  

The UWI Cave Hill Campus reserves the right to rescind an offer if we deem any document submitted by or on behalf of the applicant as fraudulent or misrepresentative, whether the fraud or misrepresentation was deliberate or inadvertent.

Changes to your Application

After submitting the application, you will not be able to make any changes to the information online. DO NOT MAKE ANOTHER APPLICATION. If there is a need to make a change to your application already submitted, please write to The Assistant Registrar - Student Affairs Admissions at with details of the changes to be made. You may also direct any queries via this email address.