Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. August 7, 2019 - The University of the West Indies Open Campus and the Caribbean Institute for Health Research have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaborate on the development and delivery of the online Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research and Epidemiology Programme.
The agreement was signed at The UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica on August 2, 2019 by Dr Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Open Campus and Professor Susan Walker, Director, Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR).
The programme which is designed for health practitioners will commence offering in September 2019.
Interested persons are invited to view the programme information at: https://open.uwi.edu/programmes/postgraduate-diploma-health-research-and...
The application deadline is August 15, 2019.
Photo caption: Dr Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The UWI Open Campus (left) and Professor Susan Walker, Director, Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR) signing the Memorandum of Agreement.
About The UWI
For over 70 years The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has provided service and leadership to the Caribbean region and wider world. The UWI has evolved from a university college of London in Jamaica with 33 medical students in 1948 to an internationally respected, regional university with near 50,000 students and four campuses: Mona in Jamaica, St. Augustine in Trinidad and Tobago, Cave Hill in Barbados, and an Open Campus. As part of its robust globalization agenda, The UWI has established partnering centres with universities in North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa including the State University of New York (SUNY)-UWI Center for Leadership and Sustainable Development; the Canada-Caribbean Studies Institute with Brock University; the Strategic Alliance for Hemispheric Development with Universidad de los Andes (UNIANDES); the UWI-China Institute of Information Technology, the University of Lagos (UNILAG)-UWI Institute of African and Diaspora Studies and the Institute for Global African Affairs with the University of Johannesburg (UJ). The UWI offers over 800 certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science & Technology, Social Sciences and Sport.
As the region’s premier research academy, The UWI’s foremost objective is driving the growth and development of the regional economy. Times Higher Education ranked The UWI among the top 1,258 universities in world for 2019, and the 40 best universities in its Latin America Rankings for 2018. The UWI was the only Caribbean-based University to make the prestigious lists. For more, visit www.uwi.edu.
(Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)