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Academic Advising Semester I 2021/2022
All students are encouraged to attend academic advising at the beginning of each semester and seek academic advisors as needed during the semester. Should you have any queries you may contact the Department of Economics at FSS-Deptecon@sta.uwi.edu
Academic advising appointments are to be made through myelearning, via the student portal my.uwi.edu. Click Search for Course Here and in the search box enter FSSAA.
DATE: 30 August, 01 – 03 September 2021
TIME: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
DATE: 23 August – 03 September 2021
TIME: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Please book you Academic Advising by clicking on the following link https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/AcademicAdvising@uwi.edu/bookings/
06th – 10th September 2021 by appointment for New & Returning Students.
Please click on the following link to join the PG Orientation on Friday 10th September, 2021 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm:
**All M.Sc. Economics and M.Sc. Financial Economics students
Kindly note the following days and times for PG Academic Advising with Prof. Moawia Alghalith:
- 24th August, 2021, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
- 1st September, 2021, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
- 3rd September, 201, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Book your Academic Advising session at https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/AcademicAdvising@uwi.edu/bookings/
**All M.Phil./Ph.D. Economics Students are to contact Mr. Joel Jordan for Academic Advising. Mr. Jordan can be contacted at Joel.Jordan@sta.uwi.edu or 1-868-662-2002 ext 82257
Should you have any queries you may contact the Department of Economics at FSS-Deptecon@sta.uwi.edu
All students are encouraged to attend academic advising at the beginning of each semester and seek academic advisors as needed during the semester.
Academic Advising Philosophy
Academic Advising is a vital educational process by which students are given accurate information and guidance in order to facilitate their development and the skills required to navigate towards their career, and personal development goals and objectives. This guidance is done in an empathetic and sensitive manner by listening to and understanding students’ concerns which may be personal, emotional, financial, psychological, or course/program-related. A good academic advisor is a good listener and motivator who ensures that students benefit from their educational experience. Such an advisor is also student-friendly and helps students to build their self-confidence towards making their own decisions about their individual goals.