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UWI Calendar January - March 2017

Human Rights Open Day
January 26
UWI St. Augustine

The Faculty of Law in collaboration hosts the EU-Faculty of Law Human Rights Open Day under the project, Growing Local Capacity for elevating Trinidad and Tobago to International Human Rights Standards.

The Human Rights Open Day will showcase the project’s work with a focus on human rights issues such as gender, LGBTI, and the death penalty. There will also be activities such as performances, video presentations, symbolic representations, spoken word art pieces and more.

The Open Day takes place on January 26 from 10am to 4pm at the Faculty of Law, Noor Hassanali Auditorium and Greens.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at www.sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar.

UWI Fete
January 29, 2017
Office of the Campus Principal
UWI St. Augustine

The all-inclusive cornerstone event of The UWI Development and Endowment Fund: UWI Fete 2017: Wanderlust – Taste the World takes place from noon to 8pm at the grounds of the Office of the Campus Principal.

You can look forward to live performances by Machel Montano and his full band, Roy Cape All-Stars, Dil-e-Nadan. Dishes from six territories – Africa, China, India, France, Italy, Mexico and so much more.

Regular tickets cost $1250 at select Republic bank outlets, from the University and online at ticketfederation.com. Special alumni tickets are available for UWI St. Augustine Alumni Association members for $1000.

For details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/UWIFete/.

Learn a Language with CLL

Don’t miss your chance to learn a new language with the Centre for Language Learning (CLL) in 2017! Courses are offered in a variety of languages from Arabic, Mandarin, French, German and more.

Registration for the Mid-Year programme will run from April 24 to 28 so save the date to learn a language now!

For more information, please visit https://sta.uwi.edu/fhe/cll/.

Call for Papers
Department of Behavioural Sciences Postgraduate Conference Online

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, 2017 at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC). They have issued a call for papers with the deadline January 23, 2017.

Possible paper topics include, Social and Community Studies, Regional Security, Gender and Sexuality and several others.

For more information, or to submit a proposal, please email dbsconference@sta.uwi.edu.

Basic Surgical Skills Workshop
March 18 and 19, 2017
UWI St. Augustine

The Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons are hosting the Basic Surgical Skills Workshop with course directors from the UK including Eric Drabble and Professor Michael Parker. The local course director is Michael James Ramdass.

The workshop takes place at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt. Hope and costs $9000TT. Registration continues to be open until February 26, 2017.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at www.sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar.