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UWI inStyle for Scholarships

For Release Upon Receipt - April 20, 2017

St. Augustine

UWI inStyle is carded for Sunday 7th May 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA) and is being directed by Coco Velvet International Fashion Management. The fashion show is being held to raise funds to support scholarships and bursaries for students at The UWI. 

The UWI inStyle Fashion Show will showcase several of Trinidad and Tobago's leading fashion designers as they unveil their 2017 collections. This event is designed to celebrate the contributions of Caribbean people through fashion as well as to raise much needed funding to support student bursaries at the Campus.   

UWI inStyle is organised by the Fundraising and Alumni Affairs Unit under the Office of Institutional Advancement and Internationalisation (OIAO), the Division of Student Services and Development (DSSD) of The UWI, in collaboration with Media 21. Commenting on the importance of initiatives such as these, OIAI Director, Mr. Sharan Singh said “The people and companies that we have involved will all play significant roles in creating a most unique event, for your enjoyment, but with the singular purpose of generating scholarships that will change the lives of some of our students in a most profound manner.”

General admission tickets are $200.00, special reserve are $300.00 and VVIP go for $500.00. Tickets for UWI inStyle can be purchased at the St. Augustine Campus (Bursary, DSSD, The Evening University, Canada Hall Building), Meiling, CLD, Neha Karina by Neha Dawar, Ecliff Elie Limited, Claudia Pegus Designs, Christian Boucaud Designs, AF Adrian Foster, NAPA Auditorium – POS and San Fernando


For further information please contact Ms Carol Ayoung at 224-3739, or Ms Jamila McKenzie at 790-3829,






About The UWI

Since its inception in 1948, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged, regional University with well over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest, most longstanding higher education provider in the Commonwealth Caribbean, with four campuses in BarbadosJamaicaTrinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus. The UWI has faculty and students from more than 40 countries and collaborative links with 160 universities globally; it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science and Technology and Social Sciences. UWI’s seven priority focal areas are linked closely to the priorities identified by CARICOM and take into account such over-arching areas of concern to the region as environmental issues, health and wellness, gender equity and the critical importance of innovation. Website:


(Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)