BFUWI and the Ramphal Institute, King's College, are pleased to announce a lecture by Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies to mark the centenary of the birth of Sir Arthur Lewis. Sir Arthur was a distinguished son of the Caribbean who was born in Saint Lucia in 1915. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics in 1979 and had a long and distinguished career which included serving as Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.
Careers in Law: Global Options, Local Opportunities 2015
‘Careers in Law: Global Options, Local Opportunities’ is a Legal Workshop for international and local secondary school (aged 16 and over), college and university level students from multi-cultural backgrounds. Following on the success of the BFUWI workshop at Inner Temple in June, Coventry University has approached BFUWI and asked them to replicate the event for students from the Midlands.
It is designed to:
On Saturday 27 Inner Temple, one of the four Inns of Court, to which every barrister must belong, kindly sponsored a workshop entitled ‘Careers in law: options and opportunities’ for students from the diaspora as well as those from other minority and/or disadvantaged backgrounds. Organised by trustee, Susan Belgrave, who is herself a practising barrister and member of Inner Temple, the event was designed to showcase the wealth of talent which exists in the legal community. With 18 speakers, 15 of Caribbean heritage the event provided an opportunity for students to look at those who were
Forum on the Future of the Caribbean | Shaking Up the Caribbean
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BFUWI organised a STEM seminar for students at Imperial College, academic home of Dr. Mark Richards (BFUWI trustee) in conjunction with Barbadian Professor Cardinal Warde of MIT head of the Caribbean Science Foundation and CADSTI here in London. The event was well attended by students from London schools who were an engaged and lively audience.
Congratulations to Dr. Eudine Barriteau STRAIGHT TO THE POINT By John Blackman
The BFUWI's Christmas Lyme was held at the Jamaican High Commission under the patronage of Her Excellency Mrs Aloun Ndombet-Assamba. Those who attended were entertained by the music of Gary Crosby MBE, musician in residence at the Southbank and MOBO award winner Lurine Cato.