UWI scholarship helped med student achieve her dream

Sanneta Myrie
By Admin 27.01.2016

The generosity of Canadians will be forever etched in Sanneta Myrie’s mind. At her lowest point and on the verge of dropping out of the University of the West Indies (UWI) medical school after her financial options were exhausted, the …

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B’dos-born neurosurgeon to be recognized at UWI gala

Dr. Paul Steinbok
By Admin 20.01.2016

Medicine has always had a place of honour in the Jewish heritage. Growing up in his native Barbados, Dr. Paul Steinbok’s career path was set long before the time reached for him to consider an occupation. “I was always told …

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China to fund US$500 million university hospital project

UWI Professor ARCHIBALD McDONALD
By Admin 02.09.2015

KINGSTON: China Hospital Engineering Company (CHEC) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for a J$60 billion (US$511 million) development program that will include the expansion of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) from a 500-bed to a 1,000-bed facility.

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Excellence recognized at Harry Jerome Awards

Dr. Carrol Pitters
By Admin 29.04.2015

Undecided about her future after completing a biology degree at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Carrol Pitters took up a laboratory monitor’s suggestion to consider attending medical school at the University of the West Indies (UWI).

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Harris wants more financial aid for UWI students

Outgoing UWI vice-chancellor Dr. Nigel Harris
By Admin 08.04.2015

As he prepares to exit the university setting later this month after five decades, Professor Nigel Harris is taking his leave knowing that the University of the West Indies (UWI) is in a far better place than it was in 2004, when he assumed the role of vice-chancellor.

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Devaluation no help to small economies — Study

Dr. DELISLE WORRELL
By Admin 08.04.2015

BRIDGETOWN: A study undertaken by the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) supports arguments that devaluation of currencies will not improve price competitiveness in small open economies, like those in the Caribbean.

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Resilient student honoured at UWI Toronto fundraiser

Rojel Bradford
By Admin 01.04.2015

If you are ever seeking a reason to support the University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto fundraiser, look no further than the scholarship recipients and the pride with which they accept these awards.

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Juanita Westmoreland-Traore to be honoured at UWI gala

Juanita Westmoreland-Traore
By Admin 18.03.2015

While she has no affiliation to the University of the West Indies (UWI), Juanita Westmoreland-Traore is cognizant of the role that institutions of higher learning play in a global world increasingly driven by knowledge, information and ideas.

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