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Sports


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CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk and Smart Eggs Kids K gets underway today THE 4TH ANNUAL CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk and 3rd staging of the Smart Eggs Kids K gets underway today at The UWI Mona Bowl, the home of The UWI Usain Bolt Track. Both races will begin and end at The UWI Mona Bowl, with the 5K


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Opinion


Rita Marley says thank you

Greetings, Distinguished Ladies & Gentlemen, Words cannot express how grateful I am for the noble honour conferred upon me by The University of the West Indies, Mona. I sincerely ‘aprecilove’ you all for recognising my works in Jamaica/Africa and awarding me an honorary doctorate


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News


UWI Township scholars continue to shine

WHEN JUDINE BAILEY, Paula Gordon and Pashique Palmer graduated from The UWI, Mona in October, their families and friends were not the only ones celebrating their accomplishments. Bailey earned a First Class Honours degree, Palmer and Gordon Upper Second Class Honours degrees, and their


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News


First cohort of dental students graduate

THE FIRST COHORT of dental students triumphed over early teething pains to graduate at the end of October with bright career prospects ahead of them. The students benefited from training in state-of-the-art facilities, acquiring skills that are in demand. The eight students who earned the


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News


Mom, daughter graduate the same day

GRADUATION IS ALWAYS a time for great reflection of achievement of academic goals. However, when a mother-daughter team does it together, it calls for a double celebration. For Collette Smith and daughter, Amore, it was joy all around to receive their doctorate and bachelor's degrees


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News


Graduates urged to change society

ALMOST 3,500 students received their diplomas during graduation ceremonies at The UWI, Mona Campus this year. Scores of family members, friends and well-wishers turned out to cheer the graduands at four ceremonies held over two days on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. In his address,


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November 15, 2015

Main


Man graduates university almost 20 years after enrolling

AVIS LLOYD DIED a proud mom. In 2007 she passed away believing her son Phillip Chambers had not one, but two degrees from The UWI. “My mother never knew I had not completed my first degree. I lied and told her I had not wanted to attend the graduation ceremony,” Chambers told UWIMONA Now.


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Feature


Maths whiz completes degree one year early

Meet Sheagan John, the 21-year-old graduate from the beautiful Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica who finished his three-year BSc programme in mathematics one year early. How do you feel about completing your degree in record time? There is definitely a sense of satisfaction for surviving


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Feature


Valedictorians ready to conquer the world

AT 20 YEARS old, Tamrah Brown was the youngest of four valedictorians selected to speak at this year’s graduation at The UWI, Mona Campus. She shared the honours with Matthew-Anthony Lyew, 25, Kimberly McKnight, 22, and Melissa Thomas, 22. They were selected from among some 3,500 students


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Feature


Nurses in the house

This group of students from The UWI, Mona Western Jamaica Campus visit the Marketing, Recruitment and Communications Office ahead of collecting their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degrees at the 2015 Graduation Ceremonies at the Mona Campus on October 31. The BScN programme was extended to


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