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UWI Communication Studies Open Day 2011

For Release Upon Receipt - April 13, 2011

St. Augustine

The Communication Studies  (Undergraduate) Section of the UWI Department of Liberal Arts, will host its ‘Communication Studies Open Day 2011’ on Thursday 14th April, from 1pm-4pm, at the Humanities and Education Undercroft at the St. Augustine Campus.

In light of recent global developments, this year’s Open Day will feature items surrounding the theme – ‘Communication Revolution Change. There will be an array of guest speakers and cultural presentations taking place throughout the event.

Attendees at the Open Day will also have the opportunity to interact with students, as they share their ideas, talents, projects and research in the communications field. 

Members of the public are invited to attend.

For further information, please call 868-662-2002 ext. 2031 or 2036, or email Mr. Roddy Batchasingh at or Mr. Kendal Fontenelle at

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