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


The Caribbean ‘World Tourism Day’ Virtual Forum 2023

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Software @ FSS Computer Laboratory

Applications for Scholarships and Bursaries are Open!

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Power Authority Trust Conference 2023

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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.



  • Matriculation & Welcome Ceremony 2023


    Key Details

    Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Venue: The UWI Sport and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC)
    Dress code:

    • LADIES: White blouses and black skirts/trousers (NO JEANS)
    • GENTS: White shirt and tie or shirt-jac, black trousers (NO JEANS)

      OTHER COLOURS ARE NOT PERMITTED | Jeans are NOT permitted

    Guests: each first-year undergraduate student is allowed one guest
    Registration: We would like to encourage first-year students to register in advance via the online registration form which can be accessed here: https://sta.uwi.edu/matriculation/invitations.asp

    For more information on this event click here.

  • One-UWI PostGraduate Student Conference

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    Welcome to The One-UWI Postgraduate Student Conference, a dynamic and inclusive platform for emerging leaders. Taking place online on November 15-16, 2023, this conference is designed to empower and amplify the voices of future leaders in the Caribbean region. For more information visit, https://uwi.edu/gsr/pgcon.

    Important Dates

    • Call for Abstracts: June 2023
    • Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 15, 2023 (now extended to October 02, 2003)
    • Acceptance Notification of Abstracts: September 30, 2023 (now October 20-23, 2003)
    • Conference Dates: November 15-16, 2023
    • Full Paper Submission Deadline: December 15, 2023
  • International Youth Competition of Scientific, Scientific-Practical and Sci-Fi Works "HORIZON-2100"

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    The main purpose of the Competition is to motivate thinking youth from different countries with an active lifestyle to carry out a creative search for scientific, scientific-practical ideas, hypotheses, and sci-fi ideas about the distant future; identify the best gifted and active young people who are passionate and capable of scientific creativity, analysis and forecasting of the future.

    Terms of the competition:

    • Acceptance of works until October 31, 2023
    • Examination of works from November 1 to December 10, 2023
    • Summing up the results of the competition, determining the finalist works and annoucing the winners from December 10 to December 15, 2023

    The winners of the competition will be invited to the World Festival of Youth and Students in March 2024 in the city of Sochi, Russia where travel expenses will be paid for.

    For more information, click here


  • Applications for Scholarships and Bursaries are Open!

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    Incoming & New Students St. Augustine Campus Scholarships and Bursaries provide financial support to the new cohort of game changers at The University of the West Indies. These awards are available to full-time, registered undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

    To learn more about this and other scholarship opportunities that are on offer, click the flyer above or here.

    The application deadline is September 30, 2023, and interested students can email UGbursaries@sta.uwi.edu for more information.

    Apply Now!

  • July/August 2022/2023 Examinations Pass List

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    Click poster to view the July/August Examinations Pass List for the 2022/2023 academic year.


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