News Releases

60 the Gala

For Release Upon Receipt - December 12, 2008

St. Augustine

Alumni and friends are cordially invited to celebrate UWI’s 60th Anniversary at ‘60’The Gala. Guests can mingle and enjoy a premium bar, exquisite dinner, cocktails and live entertainment at this red-carpet affair! This Black-tie, Red Carpet fundraising Affair, is held under the Patronage of His Excellency Professor George Maxwell Richards President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago concludes UWI’s yearlong 60th Anniversary celebrations. 60 The Gala will be set against the backdrop of one of the country's most exclusive hotels and would see some of the University's most outstanding Alumni, Dignitaries and Politicians. This event will end the yearlong UWI 60th Anniversary Celebrations, creating a nostalgic atmosphere for Alumni. It is hoped lifelong friends were made and existing relationships fostered.


Come…Celebrate with us!



#1 Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad


Proceeds go towards a capital and student development fund for The University of the West Indies.


Tickets can be purchased at a cost of US$300 for staff. This can be paid for by salary deduction over the course of four months.

For information on ticket purchases please call (868) 662-2002 Ext. 3635 or email


You can view the 60 the Gala Launch release here: