Connect with the Graduate Studies and Research Team

The Graduate Studies and Research Team will be working remotely for the period May 4 - 23 2021. Please contact us via email or contact a Customer Service Representative via LIVE CHAT 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday. 

Professor Hariharan Seetharaman
Director, School for Graduate Studies & Research and
Chair, Campus Committe for Graduate Studies & Research

Mrs. Deborah Charles-Smythe
Senior Assistant Registrar, Graduate Studies & Research


Applicants can access and complete the relevant instructions and online application form at

For further information please contact Customer Service Representatives via the LIVE CHAT 8:30am - 4:30pm

Status Letters and Registration Matters

Ms. Keziah Pereira
Status Letters and General information

Mr. Owen Bruce
Registration Matters and General information

Examination Matters (Students)

Document Submission and General Enquiries

  • Application for the Examination of Research Projects/Papers
  • Consultations
  • External Examination of Research Projects
  • Deferral of exams
  • Exemption and credits
  • Requests for Extension of Submission for Research Projects
  • External Sitting of Exams
  • Rescinding of Required to Withdraw (RTW)
  • Requests for third and final attempts
  • Remarking
  • Re-entries to complete Research Projects/Papers
  • Transfer of registration


Submission of Examination of Research Projects/Papers

Electronic submission of Externally Examined Research Projects/Papers will be received and processed.
Students should submit via e-mail to

  1. One (1) PDF copy of the research paper/project report (large files are to be submitted via drop box link)
  2. Turnitin Report in PDF format
  3. Certificate of Completion form signed by the Supervisor(s) and  Head of Department                

Award of Degrees - Taught Masters, Graduate Diplomas and Certificates

Electronic submission of award grids will be received and processed.

Faculties, Departments and Institutes are asked to submit to

  1. Award grids signed by the Head and Deputy Dean or Dean
  2. Examiners’ reports
  3. Correspondence (email or memo) on the agreement of the final mark and grade


Research Funding

Ms. Sarah Kalloo
Scholarships, Bursaries and Campus Research and Publication Funds

Research Ethics

Ms. Tennille Fanovich
Secretary, Campus Research Ethics Committee

PhD/MPhil and MFA matters

Document Submission  

  • Seminar Reports
  • Application for Entry to the Examination of Thesis Forms
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Submission of Theses/Manuscripts for Examination/Resubmission of Examination/Revisions before proceeding to Oral Examinations.
  • Submission of Corrected Thesis for the Award of the Degree.
  • Nomination of Examiners
  • Arrangements for PhD Oral Examinations.
  • CITI Programme Completion Certificate & Transcript


Mrs. Rachel Harripaul
School of Education, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology

Mrs. Abigail Joefield
Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering, School of Humanities, Seismic Research Unit

Mrs. Shernelle Babb 
Faculty of Food and Agriculture, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of International Relations, SALISES

Ms. Vanessa Duncan
Administrative Assistant, MPhil and PhD Matters

Examination Matters (Staff/Examiners)

Document Submission and General Enquiries

  • Examiners’ Reports for Research Papers/Research Projects
  • Exemption and credits
  • Nomination of Examiners for externally examined Research Papers/Research Projects
  • Marksheets
  • List of Examiners
  • Supplementary Grade Report Forms


Board of Examiners Meetings

Board of Examiners’ Meetings will continue via the respective Departments’ video conferencing facility i.e., Zoom or Microsoft teams

Mrs. Jenelle Lezama-Thomas
Administrative Assistant, Examinations

Mrs. Liselli Joseph
Administrative Assistant, Examinations

BANNER Related Matters

Ms. Karlene Hernandez

Ms. Shernice Lashley

The Graduate Studies and Research Team will be working remotely for the period May 4 - 23 2021. Please contact us via email or contact a Customer Service Representative via LIVE CHAT 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday. 


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