The St. Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies is working remotely effective today until May 23rd or as advised by national guidelines.
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal Professor, Brian Copeland, says the decision was made based on the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, severity of the P1 variant, and hospitalizations and, given the fact Campus management wants the best possible protection for the Campus community and their families.
In a media release Principal Copeland urged adherence to public health guidelines during this critical period: “Stay safe. Stay home and let us protect each other.”
It says UWI’s Security services in collaboration with the Department of Facilities Management will be responsible for maintaining the physical security and safety of the Campus during this period.