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UWI Calendar March - April 2017

Interdisciplinary Social Science Research
March 23-24
Learning Resource Centre
UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Department of Behavioural Sciences (DOBS) presents their 3rd Biennial Postgraduate Conference under the theme, “The Importance of Interdisciplinary Social Science Research in the Caribbean: Alleviating Inequalities/Integrating Approaches.”

The conference is carded for March 22 to 23 at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC).

Panel topics include: Social and Community Studies, Regional Security, Gender and Sexuality and several others.

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Chinese Movie Night
March 24
Centre for Language Learning Auditorium
UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Confucius Institute continues the Chinese Movie Night series with the screening of the family-friendly comedy/fantasy/action film – “Monster Hunt” (the movie contains English subtitles).

The screening takes place from 6 to 8 pm at the Centre for Language Learning Auditorium. Admission is free and all are invited. No tickets are required.

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techAGRI Expo 2017
March 24-26
Main Administration Building West Field
UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Faculty of Food and Agriculture (FFA) presents techAGRI Expo 2017. Look out for booths showcasing agricultural work echoing techAGRI’s guiding principles: innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialisation. There will be daily sales of fresh produce from UWI farms and other invited farmers, in addition to the daily food village that will offer local delicacies and meals.

This three-day event takes place at Main Administration Building West Field as follows: March 24 (9 am to 6 pm), March 25 (10 am to 8 pm) and March 26 (10 am to 8 pm).

Admission for UWI Students is free with UWI Student ID; Primary and Secondary School students, $10; General Public: Adults, $20; Children, $10.

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Study in China Workshop
April 6
Centre for Language Learning
UWI St. Augustine Campus

Come learn about scholarship opportunities to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in China as well as internationally recognised HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examinations at the Study in China Workshop. The workshop is an event of the Confucius Institute.

Study in China takes place from 2 to 4 pm at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL). No registration is required, admission is free and all are invited. There will be light refreshments served.

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UWI Children’s Centre Workshop
April 10
The UWI Children’s Centre
32 St. John’s Road, St. Augustine

The UWI Children’s Centre presents a workshop on the topic, “Enhancing Children’s Learning Utilising Information and Communication Technology and the Performing Arts”.

The workshop will be facilitated by Camelia Tsoi Afatt and Roxanne Marcano, senior educators at The UWI Children's Centre. The event seeks to enlighten parents and educators about the benefits that can be derived from the utilisation of ICTs and performing arts.

The workshop takes place from 9 am to 1.30 pm at The UWI Children’s Centre, 32 St. John’s Road, St. Augustine. The deadline for registration is April 5.

To register, please call 662-2665 between the hours of 8 and 4pm.

Th?nk3 One-Day Symposium
April 27
Department of Creative and Festival Arts
UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) is hosting Th?nk 3 One-Day Symposium under the theme, “No Luxury Item: Cultural Policy and the Necessary Art of Development”.

The forum is designed to be a platform for advancing a dialogue on a national cultural policy of Trinidad and Tobago and driving the national policymaking process.

Presentations will focus on the following themes: “Culture and Sustainable Development” – Linking culture with social, economic, environmental and technological pillars of growth; “Policy and the Arts” – Status of the artist in society, art education, art institutions, art form politics and “A Culture of Remembrance: Heritage and Memory”.

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