Links & Affiliates

 

The Faculty of Social Sciences maintains working relationships with other faculties, research centres and institutes in the delivery of joint academic programmes and the implementation of collaborative research projects.

 

Regionally, the Faculty provides support to tertiary level institutions in the Caribbean region and has signed franchise agreements with the following institutions:

• Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in St. Lucia (SALCC).

• Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College in St. Kitts (CFBC).

• St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC).

 

Under the terms of the Franchise Agreement:

• Students from St. Lucia are admitted to the UWI to read Level I and II courses of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.

• Students from St. Vincent and St. Kitts are admitted to the UWI to read Level I courses of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College and the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, respectively.

• Students so admitted follow the same course outlines, undertake the same coursework and write the same final examinations as students on the Main Campus in the courses for which they are registered.

• Examinations are first-marked by local lecturers at the above institutions and subsequently second-marked by the primary lecturers for the courses at the Main Campus. It is only on completion of second marking that examination marks become final.

• Franchise students are bound by the current UWI regulations that relate to admission, exemption and credit, registration, course load per semester, change of major, addition of a major, transfer of coursework, examinations and reading a course on an EXAM ONLY status.

• Franchise students are required to use the forms provided online on the www.sta.uwi.edu website when applying for any of the facilities mentioned above.

• Franchise students are required to address all requests related to admission, exemption and credit, registration, course load per semester, change of major, addition of a major, transfer of coursework, examinations and reading a course on an EXAM ONLY status to the Assistant Registrar, Admissions, UWI, St. Augustine with a copy to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, UWI, St. Augustine and the Registrar of their local institutions.

• Franchise students are required to hold all letters of approval from the Assistant Registrar, Admissions in safe keeping for the duration of their undergraduate programme.

 

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