The head of UWI's Gender and Development Studies Institute is urging government to activate a national response to deal with the crisis of domestic violence in this country.
This, as the latest statistics collated by Dr Gabrielle Hosein and her team show that one in three women in T&T is a survivor of intimate partner violence, and that roughly 10,000 women are living in domestic violence situations.
She says it is time the country make a declaration that domestic violence—and especially violence against women—is unacceptable.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is now part of an international collaboration to facilitate inter-regional South-South climate risk learning and research.
Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Robert Bermudez, has declared that Trinidad and Tobago is not a failed state.
Mr Bermudez was, at the time, delivering the feature address during the Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce (CPLCC) annual end of year function on Wednesday ( 27, November, 2019), at the chamber’s auditorium at Camden Road.
The Joint Select Committee on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity (JSCHRED), was in session today. Today’s session focussed on the performance of males in the education system.
Key areas of inquiry included:
The fractures around the Piparo volcano are continuing to widen while increased gaseous emissions are being recorded by geoscientists who are monitoring the volcano on a weekly basis.
In preparation for an impending eruption, all State agencies met for a planning session at the Piparo Community Centre on Thursday.
From October 24 to 26, the St. Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) comes alive with ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2019. For each of the six ceremonies over the three days, valedictorians have been selected to deliver the farewell statements on behalf of the graduating classes. They are:
The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus has announced its 2019/2020 Guild of Students Council.
The new council, led by president Justin Subero, was elected by the student body in March 2019 and officially assumed office on June 1, 2019. He succeeds Darrion Narine.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) has appointed Dr Dawn Marie De Four- Gill as the new Campus Registrar and Dr Acolla Lewis-Cameron as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Dr De Four-Gill is the first woman to be appointed Campus Registrar at the St. Augustine Campus.
Within the university system, the Campus Registrar is the most senior administrator on the campus, serving as Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Operating Officer and as Secretary to all campus committees.