Friday, January 23, 2009 – The University of
the West Indies will host its annual Open Day on Wednesday January 25, from
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the UWI Open Campus site at Morne Fortune.
Registration and academic advising teams from all four UWI Campuses will be
available to explain procedures and guide prospective students towards making
the right choices in their tertiary education.
The University of the West Indies, which prides itself on being the oldest and
most prestigious tertiary education institution in the region, has a currently
enrolled population of approximately 40,000 students and 90,000 alumni around
Head of the St. Lucia branch of the UWI Open Campus, Mrs. Veronica Simon
indicated that the annual Open Day is a major outreach initiative which is
replicated throughout the fifteen UWI countries. The Open Day will be preceded
by two days of road tours, where the UWI teams will visit secondary schools
around the island.
All secondary schools and the general public are invited to the Open Day on
Wednesday January 28, 2009.