The University of the West Indies


Established in 1949, The University of the West Indies is the largest and longest-standing higher education provider in the English Speaking Caribbean. It currently has a student population of nearly 50,000 distributed across five campuses (Mona (Jamaica), St. Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago), Cave Hill (Barbados); Five Islands (Antigua and Barbuda) and Open Campus. For more information, visit About the University

UWI St. Augustine Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (STACIE)

The UWI Research Innovation & Entrepreneurship ecosystem is a network of special units, centres and institutes (UCIs), faculties, libraries and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research.

We work together to nurture research, advance innovations and promote entrepreneurship. So that the big ideas generated at UWI can impact the wider society.

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This project aims to provide support for projects which develop innovations to increase resilience in coastal communities of the Caribbean, as well as strengthen institutions, national and local governments’ ability to leverage information and knowledge for policy amendments.