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Shape Your Successful Future Today: UWI Invites Prospective Students to Apply

For Release Upon Receipt - January 11, 2024

St. Augustine

St. Augustine, January 11, 2024 ― The online application period for prospective students is officially opened at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) St. Augustine Campus for the 2024/2025 Academic Year (beginning August 2024). Running from January 8th to July 31st, 2024, this is the opportunity for prospective students who've always known that The UWI was their destination of choice or those who have recently discovered The UWI’s unmatched offerings, to solidify their future by submitting their applications now.

 As one of the premier universities in the Caribbean, The UWI St. Augustine Campus offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across various fields of study. Prospective students can explore programmes in areas such as business, medicine, engineering, social sciences, natural sciences, humanities, and more.

 The online application portal provides a convenient and user-friendly platform for applicants to submit their applications. With just a few clicks, students can access the portal, create an account, and complete the application process. Additionally, the portal allows applicants to upload their supporting documents, track the status of their application, and receive important updates on admissions.

 Applying to The UWI St. Augustine Campus opens up numerous opportunities for students. The University is known for its world-class faculty, and vibrant campus life. Students will have the chance to be part of this Great West-Indian tradition, engage in cutting-edge research, participate in extracurricular activities, and benefit from a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

 Consistently lauded among the world's top universities by the esteemed ranking agency Times Higher Education (THE), The UWI stands as the sole Caribbean-based university on these prestigious lists since its debut in 2018. Notably, it secures a leading position in the Caribbean within the World University Rankings, landing among the top 25 for Latin America and the Caribbean, and holding a spot in the global top 100 for Golden Age universities (between 50 and 80 years old).

 The UWI St. Augustine Campus encourages prospective students from Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean region and around the world to take advantage of this opportunity. Whether you are a secondary school graduate, a returning student, or a professional looking to further your education, The UWI welcomes you to join its community of scholars and change-makers.

 To commence or complete your application process, access The UWI St. Augustine’s online application portal at Additionally, prospective students with CSEC, CAPE, or equivalent high school qualifications can explore eligible programmes via the BeUWI online app at

 For application inquiries, please direct your queries to:


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 Visit the online application portal today and start your journey towards a world-class education at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.


 Additional Details: 

 If additional assistance is needed, the Lloyd Brathwaite Student Administration Building at The UWI St. Augustine Campus is open on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. and walk-ins are welcome.

 Comprehensive application details and specific information about each faculty are available on the website at Prospective students can also engage with the Campus through its active presence on social media platforms such as Facebook, X, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

 The UWI St. Augustine Campus provides a suite of support services that includes financial support in the form of scholarships, bursaries, and grants; psychological counselling services; health and pharmacy services; and support for persons with disabilities or any kind of academic challenges. Learn more by visiting the Division of Student Services and Development at

 Classes for the second semester of Academic Year 2023/2024 are slated to commence on Monday, January 22. Further information on Campus plans will be communicated to both new and continuing students in the coming weeks.

 About The University of the West Indies 

 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 for the past 75 years.

 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 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). 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 in the World University Rankings, it is also in the top 25 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.

 2023 marks The UWI’s 75th anniversary. The Diamond jubilee milestone themed “UWI at 75. Rooted. Ready. Rising.” features initiatives purposely designed and aligned to reflect on the past, confront the present, and articulate plans for the future of the regional University. 

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