Halls of Residence at UWI St. Augustine
Canada hall is the only all-male Hall of Residence at the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies. Situated at the south eastern end of the main campus and within close proximity of the Faculties of Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Hall is bounded on the west by the central car park, on the south by Watts Street and on the east and north by the Sir Frank Worrell playing field.
Built from funds donated by the Canadian Government, the Hall was opened in 1963, and named after the donor Government. Originally the Hall housed 192 students - 32 rooms per floor. The facilities were modified in 1989 to provide kitchenettes and this reduced the number of rooms per floor to 28 and a total available occupancy of 168 students.
Buildings comprise to main blocks, each with three floors.
Present configuration provides for 168 single rooms 12 kitchenettes, 30 large Common Rooms, shared bathroom and toilet facilities.
Other facilities include a central laundry area and one large Common room, which is used as a recreation area, a meeting hall and for storage of trophies, and equipped with cable TV, VCR, and sports equipment.
Spacious grounds and close proximity to the Sir Frank Worrell playing field and the Student Activity Centre.
Kitchenettes equipped with modern appliances.
Rooms wired for telephone service.
Cleaning services of Kitchenettes and Common areas.
Maintenance services through Works Department and an in house Maintenance Assistant.
Hall houses a computer room with internet access that is free of charge to residents.
Extra Curricula Activities
Organized field trips.
Annual Concert and Variety show.
Inter Floor football, basketball, table tennis and athletics.
Pool Line and Jerky-Q.
Hermit ball and Volleyball.
Inter Hall activities with other Halls.
Strong Scholastic and Academic record - Nineteen (19) First Class Honors Students from the faculty of Engineering in the last three (3) years.
Strong bond amongst Hall members who are affectionately known as "Hermits" on the Campus.
Caribbean min in resident Student population.
Mrs. Mala Maharaj - Hall Supervisor
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine , Trinidad , W.I.
Fax No.: 1-868-663-9684
Exts. 2386, 4286, 2497 or 868-663-8812