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The UWI: A Premier Research Institution

The University of the West Indies is the only university with a Caribbean focus and a global reach. It is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links to more than 60 universities around the world. Through our four campuses, including the Open Campus for distance education, UWI serves 17 countries in the region. Our faculty and alumni include experts in Engineering, Humanities and Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science & Agriculture and Social Sciences.

As a premier research institution and the primary developer of knowledge and human resources in support of Caribbean economies, we continue to transform ourselves in order to keep pace with the changing global environment. This involves the ongoing expansion of our student body, faculty, programmes, research and networks; enabling us to serve as a catalyst for prosperity in the region.