- BARONESS FLOELLA BENJAMIN, OBE DLBaroness Floella Benjamin, OBE DL was born in Trinidad in 1949 and came to England as a 10 year old child in 1960. She left school at 16 with the aim of becoming Britain's first ever black woman bank manager but changed direction and became an actress, presenter, writer, independent producer, working peer and an active advocate for the welfare, care and education of children throughout the world. She has also headed a successful film and television production company.
The Barbados High Commission hosts the Caribbean STEM Coaching Club 4
In late September, and for the fourth year running, the Barbados High Commission to the United Kingdom played host to the launch of the Caribbean STEM Coaching Club’s annual STEM coaching programme. The Club’s mission is to raise the achievement levels of the UK’s Caribbean diaspora in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
The Financial and related professional services sector employs more than two million people in the UK, contributing more than £170 Billion directly to the economy. There are a wide range of jobs and career paths and increasing employee diversity.
As part of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we are inviting students (and parents) to participate in our Financial Careers Day.
Guest speakers include
Arese Pollard, co-founder of the emerging markets investment fund, Pollard Et Filles
For the third consecutive year, BFUWI joins with its partners CADSTI UK and Future Think to launch the Caribbean GCSE STEM coaching club for students preparing for their GCSE exams. The club provides each student with an individual specialist coach to focus on their study habits, revision and exam technique in order to prepare for their exams. In addition we have specialist teachers who lead masterclasses in Maths and Physics focusing on areas of difficulty for students. All coaches and teachers are volunteers.
26 Oct 2017, 16:00 to 26 Oct 2017, 18:00
The record of West Indies international cricket is extraordinary. At one time they dominated all three formats of international cricket and seemed invincible.
Then it all fell apart and the collapse of such a great cricketing nation has been considered a mystery in the annals of modern sport and popular performance culture.
The British Foundation for the University of the West Indies is pleased to announce a fundraising concert on 11 April 2017
In celebration of its strong ties with Commonwealth countries through shared common law tradition, Inner Temple joins BFUWI in celebrating over 50 years of Caribbean nationhood.
Following on the tremendous success of last year’s event, Inner Temple is once again sponsoring BFUWI’s Careers in Law workshop. The workshop features a number of well-known lawyers from the Caribbean diaspora and beyond. Once again, lawyers enthusiastically responded to the approach to speak at this event which aims to provide our young students with information about how to get into the legal profession and the range of opportunities and options which are available.