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University of the West Indies

Address: Mona, Kingston, Jamaica

Description University of the West Indies

  • Established: 1948
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: 40,000
  • Location: Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados
  • Type: state.

University of the West Indies was founded in 1948. The main goal is to ensure a quality and regular education process in the countries of the British Overseas Territories or the Commonwealth of Nations, which includes:

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Guyana
  • Grenada
  • Dominica
  • Cayman islands
  • Montserrat
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint lucia
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jamaica.

The community of students is made up of representatives of all countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.

University of the West Indies - alma mater for famous people such as:

  • Derek Walcott - 1992 Nobel Laureate in Literature
  • Lloyd Erskine Sandford - Ex-Prime Minister of Barbados
  • Dean Barrow - Ex-Prime Minister of Belize
  • Francis Alexis - Attorney General of Grenada
  • Matrick Augustus Mervyn Manning - former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, etc.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of the West Indies

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  • Duration of study: 3 years
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time
  • Age: 17+.


  • Accounting and Finance
  • French language and literature
  • French and Spanish
  • English literature
  • Art and society
  • Art history
  • English fiction
  • Right
  • Labor and labor relations
  • The medicine
  • Surgery
  • Mathematics
  • Control
  • French management
  • Mathematics and Economics
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology
  • Marketing and sales
  • Tourism and hotel business
  • Nursing
  • Information Technology
  • Management.


  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time
  • Age: 20+.


  • A large number of programs
  • Bright student life thanks to a large number of students from different countries
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • The possibility of internships and internships at enterprises of the Commonwealth's fear
  • University campuses are located in different states
  • A new university development plan, according to which the institution plans to expand significantly and strengthen its position
  • Recognition of the university by authoritative associations and organizations.

Equipment University of the West Indies

There are branches of the university in every country in the British Overseas Territories. Main campuses:

  • Kingston (Jamaica)
  • St. Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Cave Hill (Barbados)
  • Mount Hope (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Montego Bay (Jamaica)
  • Nassau (Bahamas).

All branches of the university consist of libraries, laboratories, research centers, equipped classrooms, sports complexes, cafeterias and canteens.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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