10 Reasons Why UWI
QUALITY TEACHING & FACILITIES
At UWI, scholars who are at the forefront of their fields guide you and you have access to a wide range of academic and social facilities specially developed to make life easier for you.
SEE THE WORLD
With its collaborative links with over 60 institutions worldwide, UWI offers international and inter-campus exchanges that make it possible for you to see the world. You can have a chance to spend a semester or a year at another UWI campus, or university in the US, Canada, UK or non-Commonwealth Caribbean.
GOOD TIME GUARANTEED
Thought UWI was all work and no play? Think again. With numerous student activities like UWI Games, Carnival fete, UWI life Orientation & Icebreaker, Fresher’s week and concessions at private entertainment venues like cinemas and night clubs, students say ‘life is good’!
PLACE TO UNLOCK YOUR INNER POTENTIAL
UWI encourages you to challenge yourself beyond academics. Uncover the actor in you by joining the Drama Society, try your hand at politics by running for Guild President, or enhance your marketability by learning a foreign language.
VALUE FOR MONEY
UWI provides programmess of international quality education at competitive prices.
A REPUTATION FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
UWI’s 50,000+ alumni have a reputation for excellence, with many being found at the highest levels of government, corporate and professional organizations the world over.
STUDY WITHIN YOUR SCHEDULE
No where else offers such variety. You can choose to be a full-time or part-time student, or even do your degree as an evening university student or by distance, while maintaining a full-time job. And for students who want to enter university but may not meet normal matriculation requirements, the School of Continuing Studies offers alternative access matriculation courses.
OPTIONS WIDE OPEN
With over 70 programme offerings, and the opportunity to mix and match majors and minors across faculties, you can be sure to find just the right courses to suit your style.
TRADITION AND QUALITY
With over 50 years of experience serving the higher education needs of the Caribbean region, UWI had built a tradition of excellence and quality in teaching and research which is unmatched by any other provider in the region.
FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD
With students not only from Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, but also from North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia, the cosmopolitan student body makes for an interesting cultural mix.