UWI Five Islands makes adjustments to encourage applications

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The University of the West Indies (UWI), Five Islands Campus is making innovative academic adjustments to encourage applications to the campus.

Having officially opened in September of this year, the campus is looking ahead to its second semester of operations, come January 2020.

The UWI has long been known across the Caribbean for its stringent requirements, but perhaps, with the objective of quickly increasing the student population, the Five Islands campus is making certain relaxations.

Newly-appointed (interim) Director of Academic Affairs, Hyram Forde, explained how the entry requirements will be adjusted to accommodate students. 

“In terms of entry requirements, we want to be innovative with this campus; so for example, students can gain access through part-time study if they have five CXC subjects including English and Mathematics. They can apply on a part-time basis,” he stated.

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