UWI Five Islands Campus Pro Chancellor Visit

Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 16, 2019 (ZIZ News): Unique programmes and scholarship opportunities were some of the topics discussed on Monday morning when Pro Vice-Chancellor of the UWI Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda, Professor Stafford Griffith met with Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, William Hodge during a courtesy call at the Ministry of Education.

Professor Griffith discussed the academic organization of the Five Islands Campus, stating that they have 3 schools under which a number of undergraduate courses are offered.

“The first school I’d like to mention is the School of Humanities and Education and in that school we are currently offering a bachelor’s degree in a number of areas of specialization including language and literacy education, mathematics education and curriculum education. The second school is called the School of Health and Behavioural Sciences and in that school we currently offer a bachelors in nursing our third school is called School of Management Sciences and Technology, we are offering a number of bachelors and degree programmes in Computer Science, Information Technology.”

He also mentioned the January 2020 offering of a graduate diploma in Disaster Risk Management And Resilience noting that the ultimate plan is to have a centre for the study of issues surrounding climate change at the Five Islands Campus.

The Pro Vice Chancellor also mentioned that the Antigua and Barbuda Government is offering 60 scholarships to prospective students of the other OECS countries.

Permanent Secretary William Hodge said he was happy about this gesture and encouraged the citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis to make use of the opportunity.

“I am particularly pleased to learn that the Government of Antigua and Barbuda has decided to give some scholarships to citizens of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. We hope, we would like to encourage nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis to go on the website find out more about these scholarships and make the applications.”

Interested individuals can find more information on their website at www.fiveislands.uwi.edu/apply. Applications for January will be closed on December 20th 2019.

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