The UWI’s regional and global reputation has never been higher

On Thursday, 25 April 2019, when Vice-Chancellor Beckles presented his report to the University Council at its annual business meeting, he highlighted some of the key successes and milestone achievements of the institution for the reporting year 2017-2018.

In his one-hour presentation which was livestreamed via UWItv, Vice-Chancellor Beckles gave an account of the University’s first year of implementation of the 2017-2022 strategic plan; as well as projections for the next phase for The UWI. He also detailed the advancement of the University’s global reputation and reach across five continents; the hemispheric and international validation demonstrated in the recent World Rankings; and what he describes as the ‘reputation revolution’ of The UWI.

We invite you to view the recorded broadcast of his presentation and read the online version of the report via the links below.

A Special Report, UWI Gone Global, featuring the University’s global impact in recent years is also available online. The UWI’s globalisation thrust earned recognition in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 for ‘international outlook’, placing the University among the top 10% world-wide in this category; recent strategic initiatives pursued and more are included in this publication.  

View the recorded broadcast at

Read the full 2017/2018 report at

Read the Special Report, UWI Gone Global at