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The UWI Vice-Chancellor’s XI face England ahead of ODI series.

In a tradition, now in its 20th year, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will host a 50-over match which will see a UWI Vice-Chancellor’s XI team face the touring England teamon Sunday,February17, 2019at the 3Ws Oval, The UWI Cave Hill Campus in Barbadosfrom 11:00 am(Eastern Caribbean time). Known as the Vice-Chancellor’s XI Cricket Match, the game will serve as a prelim...
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The UWI selected to lead Climate-Smart World

The International Association of Universities (IAU) selected The University of the West Indies (The UWI) as its global leader in the mobilisation of research and advocacy for the achievement of a climate-smart world. The IAU designated The UWI in recognition of the University’s decades of world class research on climate change and sustainable development. At its meeting at UNESCO’s...
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The UWI Supporting Innovation for Regional Growth

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus has provided Caribbean entrepreneurs with another avenue to improve their skills.Today, the Centre for Professional Development and Life-long Learning (CPDLL) and Lumin Consulting Inc. (formerly UWI Consulting), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to govern the delivery of short courses and certificate programmes over the next five years. Und...
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Possibilities in Cannabis Research

There is a need for adequate legislative changes to permit greater research into cannabis, that could benefit the medical industry. According to Dr. Damian Cohall, senior lecturer in Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, the lack of an enabling legal environment has hampered the ability to conduct in-depth research on the potential uses of cannabis. He has therefore suggested that ...
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Congratulations to our West Indies Cricket Winners

Holder, Chase, Dowrich, Roach, Hetmyer. West Indian cricket supporters will remember those names for their historic Test win against England this January in Barbados. The University of the West Indies is doubly proud to join the international community in celebrating this victory. In that resounding defeat, records were set and new names were etched into our West Indian annals. We are very h...
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Dr. Subira Franklin the Arnot Cato-COB Award Recipient for 2019

Dr. Subira Franklin is this year’s recipient of the Arnott Cato Foundation-City of Bridgetown (COB) Credit Union Ltd award. The Master’s in Public Health (MPH) student received the $5,000 sponsorship cheque during an awards ceremony at the Errol Walrond Building, Clinical Skills Complex, Jemmotts Lane, Bridgetown recently. An emotional Franklin said she was looking forward to fu...
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Chinese Teacher Training on the Roster

The Cave Hill Campus is exploring the training of local and regional teachers to teach Chinese language and culture. So said Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Eudine Barriteau, during remarks at the second annual Confucius Institute Lecture, held at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) last Monday evening. “It has become apparent that we must rapidly incre...
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Campus Rocked by Untimely Death of Dr. Sarah Sutrina

The Campus community is still reeling at the untimely loss of retired senior lecturer, Dr. Sarah Sutrina. She joined The UWI Cave Hill as a Biochemistry lecturer in January 1992, and attained senior lectureship the following year. Dr. Sutrina also served as Biochemistry coordinator from 2003 to 2010. Her colleagues and former students have taken to various outlets to express their shock and sa...
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RBC Future Forum Launched

Empowering youth today for the jobs of tomorrow. RBC, in collaboration with The UWI, has launched a forum to help youth prepare for the changing world of work – the RBC Future Launch Forum. The launch was held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, in the Walcott Warner Theatre of the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination. The discussion was led by Lauragaye Jackson, and featured the insi...
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RBC Race for the Kids 2019 Launched

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus in collaboration with RBC Royal Bank (Barbados) Limited, has launched the registration period for the 2019 edition of RBC Race for the Kids. The launch took place on Wednesday, January 23 at the Campus. The race is scheduled for Sunday, March 10, at 4 p.m. and starts outside the 3Ws Pavilion at The UWI Cave Hill. This is the third in...
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Cave Hill Students Ready to Serve

Approximately 90 students have signed up as volunteers under the Digital Acceleration Ambassadors Programme, coordinated by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST). The pilot project will see The UWI Cave Hill students assisting taxpayers with registering for the Barbados Revenue Authority’s (BRA) online tax system, TAMIS. They will be working alongside BRA staff ...
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Campus Community Saddened by Passing of Ms. Maria Dodson

The Campus community has been stunned by the loss of Ms. Maria Dodson, who passed away on January 11, 2019. She was a member of staff at The UWI Cave Hill for more than two decades, starting as a Stenographer/Clerk in July 1998. Dodson lent her skills and professionalism to various offices, including the Department of Economics, the Faculty of Law and the Student Affairs – Admission se...
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Tributes Pour in for Late Dr. Cherri-Ann Beckles

Tributes have poured in from far and wide as The UWI Cave Hill Campus mourns the loss of Dr. Cherrie-Ann Beckles, Assistant Archivist at The UWI Cave Hill. She joined The UWI family at the West Indies Federal Archives Centre (WIFAC) in 2004, and had been serving as a sessional lecturer in The UWI Open Campus’ certificate in Records Management programme, as well as a guest lecturer in th...
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Cave Hill Mourns Loss of Two Staffers

It is with deep regret that The UWI, Cave Hill campus has learnt of the passing of two of its own: Dr. Cherri-Ann Beckles, Assistant Archivist in the University Archives and Records Management Programme (left), and Ms. Maria Dodson, Administrative Assistant (Research Students, Publications) in the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (right). Both entered final rest on Friday, January 11th, ...
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SALISES Fosters Debate on BERT

Six months following the implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery Transformation (BERT) programme, a group of scholars will make rigorous assessment of its progress. On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, a panel of experts across a range of fields will examine the impact of the measure on Barbadian society, when the Sir Arthur Institute for Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) convenes a po...
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