Ms Susan L. Belgrave was a remarkable lady; a UWI alumna, esteemed Employment Barrister and Lead Trustee of the British Foundation for The University of the West Indies (BFUWI).
Professor Eudine Barriteau delivers the Devaki Jain lecture at St Anne's College , Oxford University
Caribbean High Commissioners, representative and members of diaspora were in attendance at the lecture given by Principal Eudine Barriteau at St Anne's College, Oxford on 16 May 2019. The subject of the lecture was 'Coming into our own? Caribbean women and power. Professor Barriteau's slides can be found in our resources section.
The British Foundation for the University of the West Indies (BFUWI),
The Commonwealth Secretariat, The Voice Media Group, UK,
The Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT), UK.
present as part of
The University of the West Indies/UK Partner Universities
Jamaica National (UK) and Dr Earl O'Brien were the first to make donations to the newly launched Windrush Scholarship Fund. Sir Hilary Beckles launched the Windrush Scholarship Fund to assist students of the Caribbean diaspora resident in the UK. Both donated £5000.00 to the fund
A high-profile line up, including Baroness Scotland, Baroness Benjamin, Vice-Chancellors and High Commissioners, gathered in the heart of London for the 70th Anniversary of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
The celebratory event, held at Goodenough College in connection with the University of London, brought together UWI alumni, academics, politicians and business leaders, all connected to education and the Caribbean.
- 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