COVID-19 Resources


Advice From Our Experts


Managing Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the Covid-19 pandemic, caring for your mental health is just as important as any measures to keep your body virus-free. Dr Katija Khan is a Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Clinical Medical Sciences at The UWI St. Augustine Campus, who also was appointed to the regional UWI COVID-19 Task Force in March 2020. In the video series above, Dr Khan provides general advice on coping with a crisis, how to handle feelings of isolation, uncertainty, feeling overwhelmed, information overload, and what to do if home is not a safe space. Staff and students searching for additional support, are encourage to check out the Counselling and Psychological Services Department.


Money Management During a Global Pandemic

Managing your money wisely during times of crisis is essential. Financial expert and Senior Lecturer at Department of Management Studies of The UWI St. Augustine Campus, Christine Sahadeo, provides useful information on financial management techniques to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about tips for if you have a nest egg, debt, a lump sum and how to deal with debit and credit cards.


Zoom Guidelines

The current COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the way we learn and work and inadvertently created greater dependence on collaborations tools. In our university setting, and even prior to COVID-19, Zoom has had huge popularity as one of our video conferencing tools of choice. Today, Zoom is being widely used across our regional university-system to support virtual meetings and teaching. We have prepared some tips and resources to ensure a positive experience for all participants, help you stay cybersafe and show your Pelican Pride online:


Alma Jordan Library's Support Services

The Alma Jordan Library's (AJL) remains closed to the public. However, the library and its staff continue to work and support the education and research of all students and staff. Additionally, the AJL is facilitating the loan of books through request via email and collection of these loans through the satellite library site based at the UWI Sir Arthur Lewis (SAL) Hall. Access all the library's key resources and information here, and for additional updates check out their website COVID-19: The Alma Jordan Library's Resources & Services 


UWI Teaching and Learning Remotely

The on-going COVID-19 pandemic would have encouraged the switch to digital and online learning. A source of support can be found in the 'UWI Teaching and Learning Remotely' which is a central repository created by the Office of Online Learning to guide successful teaching and learning experiences for faculty and students. It supplements the resources provided by the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and other e-learning stakeholders and includes relevant links to campus-specific tools all in one easily accessible space. Visit the website at



Key Agencies


The Caribbean Public Health Agencies (CARPHA)

The Ministry of Communications, Trinidad and Tobago – COVID-19 Updates

Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention