Co-curricular credits are awarded for activities designed to cultivate a range of skills essential to creating well-rounded students prepared for the world.
Co-curricular courses are open to all Undergraduate students. Graduate students can also register once they have been approved by the respective faculty.
You can register for Co-curricular activities at any time during your undergraduate programme.
|Faculty of Engineering||Dr Akash Pooransingh|
|Faculty of Humanities and Education||Dr Geraldine Skeete|
|Faculty of Medical Sciences||Dr Satish Jankie|
|Faculty of Science and Technology||Dr Arvind Kumar|
|Faculty of Food & Agriculture||Dr Oral Daley|
Faculty of Social Sciences
|Mrs. Christine Sahadeo|
|Faculty of Law||Dr Chumah Amaefule|
|Faculty of Sport||Mrs. Ria Cromwell|
No, students graduating in the Semester prior to the current one are not eligible to register for COCR courses but may consider doing any of the Microsoft Office exams as a private individual through the MSIT Academy.
Co-curricular courses are offered for credits and can be taken alongside your traditional elective courses, or as an alternative to an elective. They cannot replace your core course requirements. Co-curricular courses are optional
No. Co-curricular courses are NOT used in the calculation of your weighted Grade Point Average (GPA).
Co-curricular credits should normally form part of the required credits for your degree (i.e. they should replace a Level 1 semester course). However, if your degree structure does not allow for this type of substitution, you can still complete the Co-curricular course and it will appear on your final transcript.
Yes. They will be noted on your transcript.
At the St. Augustine Campus, co-curricular credits are awarded for involvement in the following activities:
COCR 1012: Workplace Protocol for Students
COCR 1033: Mind the Gap: Towards Psychological Health & Wellness
COCR 1034: Public Speaking and Voice Training: Finding a More Confident You
COCR 1040 – 1044: Microsoft Office 2016
You will be awarded one, two or three credits depending on which Co-curricular course you choose and successfully complete. Three credit courses will require as much time from you as your traditional three credit courses. One credit courses will take one-third (1/3) of that time, and two credits two-thirds (2/3). Credit weightings for each Co-curricular course is included in the course details section for each course later in this handbook.
Consider this and your academic course load in choosing your Co-curricular courses.
All students, regardless of level, can register for a maximum of six (6) co-curricular credits (which is equivalent to a Level 1 semester course and is NOT used in the calculation of your weighted Grade Point Average (GPA).
Co-curricular credits should normally form part of the required credits for your degree (i.e. they should replace a Level 1 semester course). However, if your degree structure does not allow for this type of substitution, the co-curricular activity will appear on your final transcript.
Any additional Co-curricular activities in excess of the six credits will be considered as NOT FOR CREDIT (NFC) and would be noted on your transcript.
Co-curricular courses are graded as “PASS” or “FAIL” and are reflected on your transcript as PASS (P) or NOT PASS (NP).
Each co-curricular activity has its methods of assessment/evaluation clearly outlined. You will be assessed based on these criteria. You should note that you are required to be involved in the co-curricular activity for at least one semester. There will be continuous assessment of your performance during this period.
1. Click here to download and review the Co-curricular Credits Handbook
2. Decide which course you want to take.
3. Register online by going to http://my.uwi.edu. Select your campus and login using your 8-digit or 9-digit student registration ID number and password. Click on MySecureArea and register for your courses.
For additional Online Registration Instructions and step by step guide, go to Student Banner Registration Manual
For timetable information please visit here.
Yes. At the end of your University tenure, you would receive an email asking if you would like to collect a Co-Curricular certificate that covers all of your Co-Curricular courses completed at the time of graduation.