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Introduction to the Chapter

The Florida Chapter of the University of the West Indies Alumni Association (UWIAA Florida), an alumni association that is dedicated to:

  • The advancement of the University of the West Indies (UWI) as a center for excellence;

  • The building of communities in Florida and the Caribbean.

Goals of the Chapter

  • Creating and maintaining a good relationship between UWIAA Florida and the University of the West Indies;

  • Supporting and contributing to the UWI Development Fund and other special projects of the UWI as shall be agreed on by the membership;

  • Promoting the professional development of members of UWIAA Florida;

  • Promoting and supporting networking opportunities of its members;

  • Actively participating in social and economic development initiatives in Florida and the Caribbean.


We encourage all graduates of the University of the West Indies in Florida to join a vibrant and community-oriented group of professionals that are helping to improve the lives of Caribbean people and Floridians. Remember that UWIAA Florida wants to:

  • Unite all South Florida alumni with their university friends, colleagues, and professors.

  • Work on promoting your career and business by allowing you to network with other alumni.

  • Involve yourself with your alma mater by staying up-to-date with news and event.

The Importance of Membership

We are proud graduates of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and we are certain that the University of the West Indies is also proud of us. Through our education at UWI, we have multiple options to be productive members of the society. One of the best ways to show school pride is to become members of the UWIAA Florida.


Here are some other reasons to join the UWI Alumni Association:

  • Develop connections and ‘rub shoulders” with other graduates. This is a great way to mingle, expand professional connections, and meet new people;

  • Give back to UWI – There are many ways to give back to UWI and through the association, there are mechanism to simplify the process;

  • Help other students - through scholarships, annual giving or various other ways.

You can also help your alma mater by paying the membership fee/donation of $30 on our website. You can do so by using the "DONATE" button below. Please send a picture like the one shown below as well as your name and the faculty from which you graduated to the treasurer at

The UWI's 75th Anniversary


The UWI's 75th Anniversary provides an opportunity for the University to celebrate its contribution to the Caribbean region through the professional impact of its graduates on their societies and the teaching, research and administrative effect of faculty and staff, and to build on its growing reputation for excellence, as evidenced by its superb performance in regional and global rankings. 

Alumni, students, staff, public and private sector partners and Friends of The UWI, both in the region and globally, are invited to come together to celebrate, mobilise ideas, talent, projects and funding in support of The UWI and to participate in the suite of events and activities planned on each campus in celebration of the University's 75th anniversary, as the University celebrates its history, achievements and aspirations for the future.

Take a look at this short video message, and visit—the beginnings of our commemorative anniversary website, to learn more and stay up-to-date as details unfold.


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