Who We Are

Through eight (8)  dynamic departments, the DSSD functions as strategic partners in student learning, development and success. We are committed to the well-being of students and facilitating high impact learning while supporting the creation of a fully integrated, holistic educational experience for students through the process of transition all the way to graduation at The UWI St. Augustine.

Our Vision

The Division of Student Services and Development (DSSD) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), St. Augustine is committed to facilitating each student’s personal and academic success by creating an environment where students are actively engaged as they navigate campus life.

We are also committed to responding to the evolving needs of our stakeholders – students, the extended campus community and the wider society; thus, the DSSD will establish itself as part of the core business of The UWI.

Our Mission

To provide excellent student-life and developmental experiences which will positively impact student retention and success.

Our Student Services Philosophy Statement

The DSSD is committed to the holistic development of students enrolled at The UWI St. Augustine Campus. We are committed to the provision of comprehensive programming and services that support and cater to the diverse and evolving needs of our students. Our work is grounded in research, patterned after student services best practices and principles and focused on supporting the success of our students within the university community and beyond.

Our Core Values
  1. Teamwork

  2.  Integrity

  3. Accessibility

  4. Excellence

  5. Civic responsibility

  6. Diversity

  7. Equity

  8. Empowerment

The DSSD...strategic partners in student learning, student development and student success!



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