December 3, 2021


It's Your Education

Graduates instructed to embrace transform and troubles

The College of the West Indies (The UWI), Cave Hill Campus’ 2020 Graduating Class has been explained to not to be confined to the confines of what they imagine are the dictates of their existing degree.

Fairly, Campus Principal, Professor the Most Honourable Eudine Barriteau, has challenged them to always be inclined to consider new things.

She presented this encouragement as she dealt with Saturday’s inaugural online graduation ceremony. For the duration of this function, graduates from the Faculties of Humanities & Instruction, Law, Healthcare Sciences, Science & Engineering, Sport and Social Sciences ended up recognised.

“In regardless of what approaches you allow for by yourself to be described or impressed by the ongoing pandemic, it is my sincere hope that you will embrace alter and difficulties. Often be willing to consider new matters and acknowledge the reality that as you develop older, your range of interest and acquisition of expertise will evolve. In other terms, do not restrict by yourself to the confines of what you believe are the dictates of your present-day diploma. You have been instilled with a certain set of techniques, but we have also tried using to nurture in you the capabilities of critical considering and the perception you can conquer any problem.”

Barriteau also made use of the situation to salute the in excess of 400 students of the Cave Hill Campus who, all through the National Pause in February, ended up included in The UWI-Federal government of Barbados COVID-19 Analysis and Screening undertaking, also identified as Procedure Seek out and Help you save.

The Campus Principal explained the university will proceed to perform its purpose in assisting this location bounce back from the social and economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. She also reminded folks even though the country has “seen some abatement in the present health disaster, accompanied by the roll-out of potentially everyday living-preserving vaccines, we have not however crushed this pandemic”.

“So when I motivate you to go ahead fearlessly to your upcoming, I definitely do not imply you to be reckless and abandon all the warning in your day-to-day residing to negate all we have been urging more than the previous 12 months. You know the mantra about covering your facial area, sustaining satisfactory physical distancing, and guaranteeing suitable hand washing to stop the unfold of the dreaded virus,” she further more said. (MG)