FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT UNDERGRADUATE STUDY AT UWIGo back to FAQ index page
Where is The University of the West Indies located?
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is the region's first and top choice for tertiary education. UWI is a fully autonomous institution serving 16 different countries including: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago.
The University has four campuses: Mona, Jamaica; Cave Hill, Barbados; St. Augustine, Trinidad and the Open Campus with Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago for distance education.
The St. Augustine Campus is an attractive campus situated 15 kilometres east of Port of Spain (the nation's capital), with a distinctive mix of early 20th century and modern architecture and a rich landscape of indigenous and introduced trees and shrubs.
How can I get more information on UWI St Augustine Campus?
You may contact the Admissions Office by telephone, email or postal mail.
Telephone: 1 868 662-2002 Ext. 82154/82157/83012, OR
Mail your request to:-
The Senior Assistant Registrar Student Affairs (Admissions) The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus TRINIDAD & TOBAGO West Indies
How many students attend your University?
Total enrolment at the UWI-St. Augustine Campus currently averages 16,000 students.
When does the term start?
UWI operates on a semester basis. Semester I begins in late August and ends in mid-December. Semester II begins in mid-January and ends in mid-May. Full details of our semester dates can be found in the Academic Calendar.
Does UWI have a Summer session?
Yes. The Summer School Session runs from the end of May to July. Summer sessions condense an intensive level of academic study into a short time period. Registration in the Summer School session is optional and conditions apply. Details are available on our website at http://www.sta.uwi.edu/admissions/undergrad/summer_school_session.asp
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