Event

Chancellorís Week 2018 | July 23-29

Event Date(s): 23/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Location: Mona, Jamaica


We’re looking forward to welcoming you, July 23-29, for a week of reunions and celebrations like no other. So don’t delay in organising your tickets and packages to be part of the ultimate UWI homecoming week.

Chancellor’s Week 2018 is an exciting mix of eight events. It’s set to be one of the highlights of a year-long celebration of the University’s legacy of “70 years of service, 70 years of leadership”.

There’s something for everyone. Book your packages early at www.uwi.edu/chancellorsweek and let’s reconnect as our beloved UWI celebrates 70.

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2018 |WELCOME GALA RECEPTION This reception which opens the week of activities will be hosted by the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, M.P., at Jamaica House. Attendance is by Invitation only.

TUESDAY JULY 24, 2018 |NOSTALGIC CONVERSATIONS An interactive public forum hosted at The UWI Regional Headquarters. The event will feature distinguished alumni reflecting on the history, contributions and achievements of The UWI, and their shared experiences.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018 |70TH ANNIVERSARY PELICAN AWARDS This Awards ceremony organised by The UWI Alumni Association (UWIAA) will recognize seven alumni, selected by their peers and representing each decade from 1948 to present. Awardees chosen for their significant contribution to their communities and areas of endeavour.

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2018 |PELICAN PROJECTIONS The four campuses’ Guilds of Students will stage a panel discussion themed Pelican Projections: A University for the Future - UWI then, UWI now, UWI to come. This forum at The UWI Mona’s Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre promises to be a thought-provoking and animated panel discussion targeting students and the public, and led by young leaders from The UWI, Government and further afield.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018 |ONE UWI FESTIVAL AND T20 CRICKET MATCH The festive event will bring together past and current Pelicans from the various campuses. Free and open to the public, it will feature pavilions showcasing the cuisine and culture of all The UWI campuses, competitions, entertainment and an exciting T20 cricket match between a Students team and a special Chancellor’s XI team.

SATURDAY JULY 28, 2018 |PELICAN ALL WHITE BREAKFAST PARTY A weekend-long celebration of the music, colour and culture of the Caribbean, begins at dawn with an all-inclusive event staged in collaboration with party promoters Sunnation.

SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018 |CHANCELLOR’S JAZZ FAREWELL Wine, Cheese and Jazz under the stars, will close the week on a high note. Dynamic jazz/reggae saxophonist and recording artiste, Arturo Tappin will headline a cavalcade of some of the region’s most accomplished performers.

Admission:See website

Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


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