Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tech park for Penal-Debe campus*

UWI announces plan

Part of the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) 2017-2022 strategic plan is to turn the Penal-Debe campus in South Trinidad into a technology park, where Chinese professors would teach software engineering, said UWI’s second-in-command on Saturday night.

UWI Vice-Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles, feature speaker at the annual Dr Eric Williams Memorial Lecture at the Central Bank auditorium in Port of Spain, said UWI must constantly re-invent itself “in search of new legitimacy”.

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