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Portia Simpson Miller to receive Honorary Degree from The UWI

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 21 September 2017 – On Saturday, September 30, 2017, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will hold a special convocation to confer the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) on the Most Honourable Portia Lucretia Simpson Miller, ON, former Prime Minister of Jamaica. The ceremony will take place at the Assembly Hall, The UWI Mona Campus in Jamaica.

UWI Vice-Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles: “We are neighbours, let’s take responsibility for each other.”

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., September 15, 2017 — Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has called on the people of Latin America and the Caribbean to “Take responsibility for each other and establish ownership of each other.”
 

Installation ceremony to be held for new UWI Chancellor, Robert Bermudez

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I., September 13, 2017– On Saturday 16 September, 2017, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will install Robert Bermudez as its sixth Chancellor. The installation ceremony takes place at The UWI’s St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago, beginning at 6.00 p.m. (Eastern Caribbean time)/ 5.00 p.m. (Jamaica Time).

Youth in State Care receive Starter Kits as they prepare to exit care

‘Starter Kits’ were presented to 56 youth in State care during the Child Development Agency’s National Children’s Summit held on 23rd August, 2017 at the Jamaica Centre, Kingston. The youth who completed their vocational skills training programmes under the Transitional Living for Children in State Care Project (TLP-CSC) received these kits with the support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The University of The West Indies to Host the Inaugural Lecture of the Eastern Caribbean Lecture Series in Saint Lucia

The UWI Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), Cave Hill Campus, in collaboration with The UWI Open Campus (OC), will on 14th September, 2017 host the Inaugural Lecture of the Eastern Caribbean Public Lecture Series in Saint Lucia.

Entitled “Invented Nations and Imagined Communities: 50 Years of Self Government in the OECS”, the lecture will be delivered by Dr Lennox Honychurch, distinguished Caribbean academic, anthropologist, historian, archaeologist, conservationist and writer. 

Child Development Agency launches Child Case Management System (CCMS).

Kingston, Jamaica:  The Child Development Agency (CDA) launched the second phase of its Child Case Management System (CCMS) on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 at its headquarters at Duke Street, Kingston.

Appointment of new CEO, Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business & Management

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. 16 August 2017. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ian De Souza as Executive Director and CEO of the Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM) with effect from October 9, 2017.

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