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UWI applications close soon

For Release Upon Receipt - July 30, 2021

St. Augustine

The UWI St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. Friday July 30, 2021 — Prospective UWI students, this is your last call to submit or complete your application! Online applications for The UWI St. Augustine Campus close at midnight on Saturday, July 31.  

Consistent with recent years, the Campus is on track to welcome around 5,000 new students in its over 800 certificate, diploma, and degree (undergraduate and postgraduate) programmes across its eight faculties – Law, Sport, Food & Agriculture, Science & Technology, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Humanities & Education and Social Sciences. 

To start or complete your application, visit UWI St. Augustine’s website at Interested persons with CSEC, CAPE, or equivalent high school qualifications, can also discover eligible programmes via the BeUWI online app at 

Questions? Prospective students can reach out to any of our Faculty contacts as follows: 

General queries can be directed to:  

All application information can be found on the website at Prospective students can also engage the Campus via its social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  

Course registration will begin on August 23 and classes for the new academic year are scheduled to begin on Monday, September 6. New and continuing students can expect to receive further details on Campus plans in the coming weeks.  

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About The UWI

The UWI has been and continues to be a pivotal force in every aspect of Caribbean development; residing at the centre of all efforts to improve the well-being of people across the region.

From a university college of London in Jamaica with 33 medical students in 1948, The UWI is today an internationally respected, global university with near 50,000 students and five campuses: Mona in Jamaica, St. Augustine in Trinidad and Tobago, Cave Hill in Barbados, Five Islands in Antigua and Barbuda and its Open Campus, and 10 global centres in partnership with universities in North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe.

The UWI offers over 800 certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Culture, Creative and Performing Arts, Food and Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities and Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science and Technology, Social Sciences, and Sport. As the Caribbean’s leading university, it possesses the largest pool of Caribbean intellect and expertise committed to confronting the critical issues of our region and wider world.

Ranked among the top universities in the world, by the most reputable ranking agency, Times Higher Education, The UWI is the only Caribbean-based university to make the prestigious lists. In 2020, it earned ‘Triple 1st’ rankings—topping the Caribbean; and in the top in the tables for Latin America and the Caribbean, and global Golden Age universities (between 50 and 80 years old).  The UWI is also featured among the top universities on THE’s Impact Rankings for its response to the world’s biggest concerns, outlined in the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Good Health and Wellbeing; Gender Equality and Climate Action.

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(Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)