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UWI seeks feedback from postgraduate students on the UWI experience

For Release Upon Receipt - March 12, 2010

St. Augustine

As part of The University of the West Indies’ commitment to continuous improvements, its Office of Planning and Development and Quality Assurance Unit will launch an online postgraduate student experience survey from March 3 to April 2, 2010 offering postgraduate students the opportunity to share their views on their University experience. 

Continuously acknowledging the importance of providing a satisfactory student experience, the University anticipates that data gathered from the Postgraduate Experience – You talk. We listen Survey will assist in identifying issues faced by its postgraduate students and areas for improvement.  

The month-long online survey will be administered to all UWI students enrolled in Research and Taught Masters programmes across the University’s four campuses. 

As the prime provider of higher education in the region, The University of the West Indies remains committed to providing its students with a world-class education and student experience. In providing direct student feedback, the Postgraduate Experience Survey will inform institutional decision-making in the interest of the students, policy formation and the postgraduate student experience.


About UWI

Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 100 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences.