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UWI St. Augustine Campus invites future ‘Game Changers’ to its Virtual Open Day 2022

For Release Upon Receipt - May 28, 2022

St. Augustine


The University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Campus, May 28, 2022 – The UWI St. Augustine Campus is looking for its next class of game changers to join the campus’ 60+ year tradition of excellence in research, knowledge creation and innovation.  With hundreds of accredited and internationally recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programmes available, The UWI St. Augustine Campus is extending an invitation to all interested applicants to UWI Virtual Open Day on Tuesday May 31, 2022 from 6 - 9 p.m.

This session will provide prospective students with direct access to various members of The UWI St. Augustine Campus team who will address admissions related questions and concerns. Participants can look forward to hearing from representatives from the Campus Executive Management Team, Graduate Studies and Research, Admissions, the Bursary, the Division of Student Services and Development and the Health Services Unit.

Prospects will have the opportunity to learn about the application process and programme pre-requisites, but they will also learn about why The UWI is the best choice, student support services, financing their degree, as well as scholarships and bursaries. During the session attendees will be given the opportunity to submit questions to The UWI team which will be answered in a Q&A segment.

The session will be live streamed on The UWI St. Augustine Facebook Page

Applications for the 2022/2033 academic year at The UWI St. Augustine Campus closes July 31, 2022, for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes beginning August 2022.  Prospective students have access to entry options for everyone from CSEC graduates to mature students, A flexible FEE PAY Plan and over 350 Scholarships and Bursaries available annually. For more information, visit 


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. 

The UWI has been consistently ranked among the top universities globally by the most reputable ranking agency, Times Higher Education (THE). In the latest World University Rankings 2022, released in September 2021, The UWI moved up an impressive 94 places from last year. In the current global field of some 30,000 universities and elite research institutes, The UWI stands among the top 1.5%. 

The UWI is the only Caribbean-based university to make the prestigious lists since its debut in the rankings in 2018. In addition to its leading position in the Caribbean, it is also in the top 20 for Latin America and the Caribbean and the top 100 global Golden Age universities (between 50 and 80 years old).  The UWI is also featured among the leading 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.)