September 2016

The UWI’s FYE (First Year Experience) is in session. FYE is a year-long orientation programme for incoming undergraduate and graduate students. It starts in registration week at the end of August and is aimed at facilitating the best possible university experience for incoming students. This year’s theme is Direct your Story.

Other Top Stories

RESEARCH
Secondary School Teacher Absenteeism
Paul Balwant
FEATURE
Hall Life
UWI Life To The Max
REFLECTION
A Teacher Will Save The World
Dan Butin
COLUMN
Shaping The West Indian University Identity
Jerome Teelucksingh

UWI Calendar September 2016 - October 2016

Celebrate The Soul Of Brazil
September 7
Central Bank Auditorium, Port-of-Spain
Matriculation
September 15
The UWI, St. Augustine
Nobel Laureate Lecture
September 22
The UWI, St. Augustine
The Crux Of Learning
September 23
The UWI, St. Augustine
World Cocoa & Chocolate Day
September 30 and October 1
JFK Auditorium
Confucius Institute Day
October 1
Chinese Association of Trinidad and Tobago
Graduation Ceremonies
October 20 to 22
The UWI, St. Augustine
UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon
October 23
Sport and Physical Education Centre,
St. Augustine Campus

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Also In This Issue

  Message from the Principal: The UWI Experience is a Chance to Direct your Story
  Promoting Regionalism and Indigenous Jurisprudence
  Welcome! New Members of Staff
  Revised Work Terms For UWI Estate Police
  Lovelace and Chamoiseau headline: The Melting Pot
  Secondary School Teacher Absenteeism in Trinidad
  Two-Part Payment For Student Amenities Fee
  ‘Emeritus St Augustine’ for Three
  Look Who Visited The UWI
  Lucky 13th for UWI/SPEC International Half-Marathon
  Hall Life
  A Teacher Will Save The World
  Diversification in the Caribbean: Keeping the basket filled
  Soil - Our Silent Ally
  Shaping the West Indian University Identity
  Beyond Expectations
  Eleven Honorary Degrees at The UWI 2016 Graduation Ceremonies
  UWI Credit Union is 50