(ZIZ News) – Officials from the University of the West Indies’ St. Augustine Campus are in St. Kitts-Nevis this week for a student recruitment drive.
The UWI Open Campus is hosting the officials and facilitating meetings with local students and other interested persons.
Student Recruitment Officer for UWI, Nigel Bradshaw, said their main goal is to educate local high school and college students about the benefits of higher education.
He said, “Engage students from our community colleges and sixth form schools and also students in the secondary school system to be able to help them understand how they can transition into world leading success by choosing tertiary education, primarily at the University of the West Indies.”
He said pursuing tertiary education has been linked to the advancement of developing countries.
“What we’re doing is required for developing spaces in the world. Being able to expose persons to unlock their potential in a number of different areas based on studies in seven specific areas: engineering, food and agriculture, humanities and education, law, medical sciences, science and technology, and social sciences,” he explained.
The UWI delegation will meet with students on Nevis on Wednesday and return to St. Kitts on Thursday.
Bradshaw said anyone desirous of more information can visit the UWI Open Centre at Fortlands in Basseterre.