Our Departments

The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a number of programmes across its four departments. Click to discover the possibilities:


Agenda Items for the Promotion of Food Security in Caribbean SIDS

Is Justice Elusive?

FSS Evening of Excellence 2022

FSS National Leadership Training

Webinar Programme & Presentation Details 

FSS Orientation 2022/2023

Software @ FSS Computer Laboratory

Dean's Honour Roll 2021/2022



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Dean's Message


Dear Students,

My colleagues and I warmly welcome you to the Faculty of Social Sciences. You are now part of an established community where we focus on lifelong learning for sustainable impact. We are delighted that you have chosen us to partner with you on this journey to achieving your educational goals.

In order to equip you for the journey ahead, we have developed a suite of programmes which are offered across the four (4) Departments of the Faculty – the Department of Behavioural Sciences, the Department of Economics, the Department of Management Studies and the Department of Political Sciences. You have the option to customize your degree based on the various course offerings that span the diverse disciplines across the Faculty. We encourage you to take full advantage of this opportunity so as to gain a holistic understanding of the Social Sciences.



  • Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program | Postgraduate


    Recruitment is now open at The UWI St. Augustine and Cave Hill campuses for a new Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program.  Applications from graduate level students from all disciplines are welcome for an exciting new climate resiliency scholarship program.  Scholarships include a 90-day research or practice-based internship at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and participation in a learning exchange and training program in climate resilient communities, leadership and community engagement.

    Application Deadline: December 12th 2022

    Contact Ricardo Clarke: ricardo.clarke@sta.uwi.edu or Alviann Thompson: Outgoing.Mobility@sta.uwi.edu


  • UWI & University of Leicester Summer Programme | Postgraduate

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    The University of the West Indies has an agreement with University of Leicester regarding a Summer programme for postgraduate students. Applications are currently open for the 2023 Summer programme.
    For further details, click the above flyer or the following link: https://le.ac.uk/cssah/uwi-summer-school

  • Huawei Latin America Multi-Country Rep Office Internship Programme

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    Huawei Trinidad and Tobago is pleased to announce we are offering another Internship Programme for 2023!

    Our regional Huawei Latin America Multi-Country Rep Office Internship Programme is aimed at:-

    • newly-graduated University students who have just completed  their undergraduate programme in 2021/2022; or
    • current students who will complete their programme of study in 2023. 

     This programme is full-time, for a period of six (6) months, with pay.

    Pre-registration will be open until December 20, 2022; applicants may submit their early registration forms by clicking the flyer above or through the following Link: https://lnkd.in/gqEYnurh


  • Public Lecture by Justice Gillian Lucky - Is Justice Elusive?

    Public Lecture by Justice Gillian Lucky - Is Justice Elusive?  To view the full event, click here.


  • Leave No One Behind: Reflections on World Food Day


    FSS, FFA, and FMS will be having the "Leave NO ONE Behind": Reflections on World Food Day webinar.


    Date: Thursday 10th November
    Time: 5-6:30pm AST (T&T) time.
    Registration:https://bit.ly/uwileavenoonebehind or click on the flyer above


    Speakers include Dr. Karla Georges and Prof. Duraisamy Saravanakumar of UWI, Rosamund Benn of Women's Agro-Processors Development Network/Pomeroon Rose Products in Guyana and Hon. Saboto Cesar in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, will present sector-specific concerns on this theme, 


View past notices here.

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