Dean Dr. Brian Cockburn  


Message from the Dean


Welcome to the Faculty of Science & Technology (FST), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. We are proud and enthusiastic that you have chosen the FST for tertiary level certification and the attendant competencies that will serve you on your career path. The FST offers
programmes in the fundamental sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and Biological Sciences. Reflective of our vibrant research activity, we also offer programmes in important areas of technology including Environmental Technology, Information
Technology, Renewable Energy Technology, Biotechnology, Electronics, Computer Science & Technology, Environmental Science, Biomedical
Technology and Biomedical Physics. At the St Augustine Campus, the FST delivers the most diverse suite of academic programmes by highly qualified and committed academic, administrative, technical and support staff. We offer you a robust educational experience.

This booklet contains important information on Faculty Regulations as well as details on our programmes. It is an indispensable asset for navigating your progress and you will need to familiarise yourself with it to take advantage of the valuable guidance available from regular meetings with your academic advisor. Further, various support systems are in place in the form of the Division of Student Services & Development that is dedicated to facilitating your success and assisting in managing the challenges of university life.

On behalf of the staff of the FST, I wish you a warm welcome as well as an enjoyable and successful time at the St Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies.

Dr. Brian N. Cockburn