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Where is The University of the West Indies located?

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is the region's first and top choice for tertiary education. UWI is a fully autonomous institution serving 16 different countries including: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago.

The University has five campuses: Mona, Jamaica; Cave Hill, Barbados; St. Augustine, Trinidad; Five Islands, Antigua and Barbuda and the Open Campus with Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago for distance education.

The St. Augustine Campus is an attractive campus situated 15 kilometres east of Port of Spain (the nation's capital), with a distinctive mix of early 20th century and modern architecture and a rich landscape of indigenous and introduced trees and shrubs.

How can I get more information on UWI St Augustine Campus?

You may contact the Admissions Office by telephone, email or postal mail.


Telephone: 1 868 662-2002 Ext. 82154/82157/83012, OR

Mail your request to:-

The  Assistant Registrar
Student Affairs (Admissions) 
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine Campus

How many students attend your University?

Total enrolment at the UWI-St. Augustine Campus currently averages 16,000 students.

When does the term start?

UWI operates on a semester basis. Semester I begins in late August and ends in mid-December. Semester II begins in mid-January and ends in mid-May. Full details of our semester dates can be found in the Academic Calendar.

Does UWI have a Summer session?

Yes. The Summer School Session runs from the end of May to July. Summer sessions condense an intensive level of academic study into a short time period. Registration in the Summer School session is optional and conditions apply. Details are available on our website at

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