Dr. Swithin Wilmot says farewell as Dean

Dr. Swithin Wilmot, gave his farewell lecture as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies Western Jamaica Campus on February 23, 2015. The lecture was entitled “Freedom’s First Fruits: Blacks in Post Slavery politics in Western Jamaica up to 1865. The lecture was a very informative and … Continue reading Dr. Swithin Wilmot says farewell as Dean

Software cry-sis…Who is our advocate?

Let’s face it, the cost of tuition fee alone is a ‘killer’ for most students, not to mention the additional expenses that’s accompanied with it, i.e. books, commuting, lunch and my main focus here; Software. As a CARIMAC student who’s specializing in Digital Media Production (DMP), software are some of the main tools needed to … Continue reading Software cry-sis…Who is our advocate?

The “Before” Makeup Pictures

Ever so often I see young women putting on makeup in an effort to look better, however they sometimes look like the “before” pictures in those makeup tutorials, despite their best efforts. Now I’m no expert, but the application of makeup is not for everyone, so remember, practice often makes things perfect. The added product … Continue reading The “Before” Makeup Pictures

Rave for your rights

How much do you really know about your fundamental rights? Think about it, done? Now let’s talk rights “Rave for your rights” is a social marketing campaign, which has been launched by a group of final year CARIMAC students, geared toward creating awareness among the University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus (UWI, WJC) … Continue reading Rave for your rights

Western Diversity

According to the University of West Indies Mona Western Jamaica Campus’ Administration, there are thirteen different nationalities currently represented. WJC boasts of students hailing from the Bahamas, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominican Republic, England, Barbados, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, Belize, Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda and of course Jamaica.  While … Continue reading Western Diversity


Like most days at the Western Jamaica Campus, sitting under the tree on one of the usually cool evenings, I decided to go for a walk up to the Pavilion where the Hall Committee was putting on their Gospel Integration. A number of individuals including students and visitors also came to witness a friendly mingling … Continue reading TIME OUT WITH JUSTICE – GOSPEL INTEGRATION


The UWI-Mona Western Jamaica Campus’ annual Culture Day was held on the February 26, 2015. The different Nations represented, stood still as they got to showcase their rich and intangible heritages through their food, clothes, and representatives. This event showcased the diversity of cultures across the globe at the Western Jamaica Campus. These included Jamaica, … Continue reading TIME OUT WITH JUSTICE- CULTURE DAY


Students from the University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus participated in the 1st round of the Debate Mate Urban League on February 25, 2015 at Spot Valley High. Debate Mate Jamaica is an educational charity that works in areas of high child poverty cases, in some of the most challenged schools in Jamaica. … Continue reading UWI WJC STUDENTS PARTICIPATES IN DEBATE MATE COMPETITION

Carnival Preparation

Want to Get Ready for Carnival season!!? Stop saying I wish and start saying I will Let’s talk about some great ways to get that body ready and jerking for CARNIVAL!! Going to Carnival requires you to be fit so that you can take on the road and not be the one to run out … Continue reading Carnival Preparation

Kronicles of Kay – Entry #1

Dear friends, being a “dry land” tourist is an understatement for what has been transpiring. Let’s just say migrating as a West Indian to Uncle Sam’s land in the middle of winter has got to be the dumbest thing I have ever done. Like seriously! How many persons in their right mind does that? Well … Continue reading Kronicles of Kay – Entry #1