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Professor Dale Webber appointed next principal of The UWI Mona

Posted on 5/16/2018

The University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellery announced on Friday that Professor Dale Webber, current Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Studies and Research has been appointed principal of the Mona Campus in Jamaica.

He will succeed Professor Archibald McDonald, effective October 1, 2018.


The appointment was approved by Chancellor Robert Bermudez, on behalf of the University Council, following a recommendation from Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.

Coastal Ecology and Environmental Management
new appointment
New Principal
Professor Dale Webber
University of the West Indies
UWI Mona

Schools to Get Medical Equipment

Posted on 10/26/2016

The Government has committed $30 million towards a three-year programme to furnish schools with medical equipment, including stretchers, as part of emergency plans at the institutions.

15 Automated External Defibrillators
Emergency Medical Technicians
Government of Jamaica
health and safety initiative
Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)
Irwine Clare
Ministry of Education Youth and Information
Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
Team Jamaica Bickle
University of the West Indies

Sagicor Inspires Tertiary Students in New Project

Posted on 10/12/2016

Sagicor Group Jamaica launched its inaugural Inspire Project on Friday, aimed at strengthening the leadership and life skills of some 120 specially selected tertiary-level students.

120 tertiary-level students
education in Jamaica
Guild of Students
Guild Presidents
Hilton Resort and Spa
Ingrid Card
Inspire Project
President and CEO Richard Byles
Sagicor Group Jamaica
St James
Toyota Jamaica Showroom
University of Technology
University of the West Indies
Vice-President Group marketing

High School Students to Assist in Monitoring Earthquakes

Posted on 7/4/2016

The country’s ability to detect, monitor and prepare for earthquakes is being strengthened through the input of secondary-school students.

Ardenne High School
Dr. Katherine Ellins
Earthquake Unit and Geoscientist and Fulbright Core Scholar
Jamaican Educational Seismic Network
Ministry of Local Government and Community Development
University of the West Indies
Urban and Regional Planning

Spanish to be Made Compulsory at UWI

Posted on 6/30/2016

The Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles says that all UWI campuses will soon have Spanish as a compulsory course.

“Brexit: Implications for the Caribbean” symposium
European Union
Latin American territories
Prime Minister Andrew Holness
Sir Hilary Beckles
University of the West Indies
UWI Regional Headquarters
Vice Chancellor

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