November 2016

Congratulations to the class of 2016! The graduating class was 3,960 this year with 2,590 first degrees and 1,370 higher degrees. Among undergraduates, 196 gained first-class honours and 40 graduated with distinction. A third of graduates were male, which is about the same as last year. In this issue and the next, The UWI Today will feature messages from and profiles of some of our outstanding graduates.

Other Top Stories

The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards
St Augustine takes four of six VC Awards
Celebration Time!
Graduation 2016

UWI-SPEC Half-Marathon
13th Edition Round-up

Championing the Cause
Jean Anotine-Dunne

UWI Calendar November - December 2016

Forum on GATE
November 16
The UWI St Augustine
Language Can Dance, Sing, Act!
November 18
The UWI St Augustine
IGDS Lunchtime Seminars
November 23 and 30
The UWI St Augustine
Call for Papers: Caribbean Curriculum
School of Education Online
DCFA Season of the Arts
Nov 24 - December 2

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Also In This Issue

  Guest Editorial by the Chancellor of The University of the West Indies: The times are a changing
  Recognising Excellence
  Orbiting in the UWIverse
  Caribbean Identity is a Melting Pot
  UWI Law Dean is the new President of the Family Planning Association
  Missing Classes Not an Option for Most Outstanding Student Teacher
  Valedictorian Elizabeth Bullock: Never Take Anything in Life for Granted
  Valedictorian Savita Malloo: Icing on the Cake
  Valedictorian Calvon Charles: Impact the World
  Valedictorian Anne’el Bain: Please Prepare to Step Off the Vessel
  Honorary Graduate: KE Bingsheng - DLitt
  Honorary Graduate: Rev. Daniel Teelucksingh - LLD
  Honorary Graduate: Anthony Williams - DLitt
  Diverse and Dedicated
  Creating an ambiance of Pomp and Ceremony
  Too Good for the Competition
  UWI at Green Talents International
  A Response to Child Abuse: The Synergy Between Education & Health
  Teaching through the Lens of Difference
  Seeing Invisible Men and Boys