The University of the West Indies

Mona Campus St. Andrews
Kingston, Jamaica


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The University of the West Indies


The UWI is a regional university with 5 Campuses: Mona Campus (Jamaica), Cave Hill (Barbados), St. Augustine (Trinidad & Tobago), Five Islands (Antigua & Barbuda), Open Campus (Online).

For over seven decades The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has provided service and leadership to the Caribbean region driving sustainable growth and development. Find below some of the activities carried out by the UWI during the last years.

Sustainability at UWI

The UWI is strongly engaged in fostering sustainable development at local and global level. Through research, teaching, advocacy, and partnerships, the UWI promote knowledge and innovation to positively transform the Caribbean and the wider world. You can find projects, good practices and stories on the UWI Climate Action Portal. You can also get inspired by researches and projects reported in the: Leading Climate Action report (May 2020).

Learn more in this video about the The Global Institute for Climate- Smart and Resilience Institute founded by the UWI and further explore the Website

The University of the West Indies leads SDG 13: Climate Action of the IAU Global Cluster on HESD.

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Responsible Futures International - ongoing pilot with 7 institutions around the world

Find out how your institution can join the next cohort 2024-25 of the Responsible Futures International Programme !

Launch Announcement : IAU-SOS Responsible Futures International Pilot

The IAU is pleased to announce its partnership with Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK), for the international adaptation of the Responsible Futures programme, that SOS-UK already has been conducting with further and higher education institutions for almost 10 years in the UK.

IAU HESD Activity Report 2022-23 - available now

Discover the recent actions from the network in the annual Cluster activity report!

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