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Vol 6 No 6 : December 18, 2016

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DONE DEAL: From left: David Swanson, Chief Operating Officer, SERS, Bruce Boyer, Chief Executive Officer, SERS; Mario E Torres, President, SERS; Professor Archibald McDonald, ProVice-Chancellor and Principal, The UWI, Mona; Dr Camille Bell-Hutchinson, Campus Registrar, and Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa, Deputy Principal of The UWI, Mona Campus.

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UWI, Mona to cut energy cost by up to 50%

THE UWI, MONA on November 22 signed an agreement to convert the campus lighting to LED and save up to 30 per cent in energy costs within a year. The UWI/SEEBURY Energy Management Implementation...more

The UWI Chancellor Sir George Alleyne issues final charge to graduates

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Graduation 2016: Bittersweet endings and new beginnings

THIS YEAR’S SERIES of graduation ceremonies was bittersweet for The UWI, Mona community. Amidst the jubilation of the 2016 graduating class came the stark realisation that Sir George Alleyne,...more

Graduates reflect on their time at the Mona Campus

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‘My UWI Experience’

Graduation is a time for celebration and reflection, and the graduation ceremonies held at The UWI, Mona Campus from Friday, October 28 to Saturday, October 29, 2016 were no different. Here, some...more

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Meet the four UWI Township Challenge scholars who graduated this year:

Kelly Brown’s faith in God kept her going when things got rough Brown… I really want to use my testimony to go into the...more

Sports

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce collects her honorary degree certificate from Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor of The UWI

Sports

UWI awards honorary doctorate to Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

IT WOULD BE safe to say that everybody on the island knows her name and could easily pick her out of a crowd. Most have cheered her on at one point or another, whether on their television screens...more

Feature

Feature

Top of the class: 2016 valedictorians share success tips

Gavin Campbell

Gavin Campbell is a firm believer in lifelong learning, a position he...more

Feature

Internationally celebrated Jamaican writer recognised at UWI graduation

AS A CHILD she was unaware that her gift to Jamaica and the world would be her natural poetic prowess. So she trained as a painter whose works can be seen on the covers of her books. Now a major...more

Opinion

The church must stand for ‘Jamaica land we love’

Opinion

Dear Editor, I recently read an article about the church lobbying for a change to the cover of the 2017 Yellow Pages which depicted a scene inside a typical Jamaican dancehall. The artist had...more

Dear Editor, I recently read an article about the church lobbying for a change to the cover of the 2017 Yellow Pages which depicted a scene inside a typical Jamaican dancehall. The artist had...more

A-listers

Cheers to the class of 2016! Hundreds of students attended one of four graduation ceremonies held between Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29, 2016 at The UWI, Mona Campus. Overall, 3,180 students successfully completed their degrees this year. The University also conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) on Ms Lorna Goodison and the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) on Ambassador Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Below are scenes from the ceremonies.






















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