The UWI Graduation Ceremonies commence this weekend in Grenada
The 2017 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) begin this weekend with the Open Campus on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Grenada from 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Caribbean time). This first ceremony marks one of 13 across the four campuses. The UWI continues its tradition of livestreaming its major regional events and invites family and friends who want to watch loved ones cross the stage, to tune in via www.uwitv.org.
The UWI 2017 graduation ceremonies will see Chancellor Robert Bermudez conferring degrees for the first time on thousands of students at the University’s Cave Hill, St Augustine, Mona, and Open campuses. Twelve honorary degrees will also be awarded to eminent persons in various fields. A complete itinerary of the ceremonies can be found on www.uwi.edu/graduation. The listing is also included below.
Saturday October 14, 2017
10.00 a.m. EST
Honorary Graduand: Ms. Edwidge Danticat – DLitt.
Cave Hill Campus
Saturday October 21, 2017
10.00 a.m. EST – Faculties of Engineering, Food & Agriculture, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences and Science & Technology.
5.00 pm EST – Faculty of Social Sciences.
Honorary Graduands: Ms. Kaye Foster – LLD; Dame Selma Udine Jackman – DSc and Professor Ihron Rensburg – LLD.
St Augustine Campus
Thursday October 26, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST – Faculties of Science & Technology and Food & Agriculture
4:00 p.m. EST – Faculties of Engineering and Law
Friday October 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST – Faculty of Social Sciences Undergraduate Graduands (Surnames A-L) and Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (Surnames A-Z)
4:00 p.m. EST – Faculty of Social Sciences Undergraduate Graduands (Surnames M-Z) and Postgraduate Graduands from the Departments of Management Studies, Economics, Behavioural Sciences, Institute of International Relations, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economics Studies and Institute for Gender and Development Studies
Saturday October 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST – Faculty of Humanities & Education
4:00 p.m. EST – Faculty of Medical Sciences
Honorary Graduands: Ms. Hazel Brown – LLD; Mr. Winsford Devine – DLitt; Mr. Andrew Marcano – DLitt and Professor Emeritus Clem Seecharan – DLitt.
Friday November 3, 2017
10:00 a.m. JA/11:00 a.m. EST – Faculties of Law and Social Sciences (all graduands except those from the Mona School of Business and Management)
4:30 a.m. JA/5:30 p.m. EST – Faculties of Engineering, Food & Agriculture, Humanities & Education and Science & Technology.
Saturday November 4, 2017
10:00 a.m. JA/11:00 a.m. EST – Faculty of Social Sciences (Mona School of Business and Management) and the Institute for Gender and Development Studies.
4:30 a.m. JA/5:30 p.m. EST – Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Honorary Graduands: Professor Emeritus John Edward Greene, AA – LLD; Mr Wesley J. Hall, ICD.D – LLD; Mr Antony Hart, CD. JP – LLD and Ms Olive Senior – DLitt.