FROM SECOND RIGHT: Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Cave Hill Campus, Dr. Justin Robinson and Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Open Campus, Dr. Luz Longsworth present the items for Dominica to Captain Robert Harewood (left) of the Department of Emergency Management. Looking on are Dominican students enrolled at Cave Hill as well as members of staff of both campuses.
Officials of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus say steps are being taken to ensure that Dominican students can continue to pursue their studies in that country.
According to Dr. Francis Severin, Director of Country Sites of the UWI Open Campus, while the physical country site in Dominica has not been affected, Tropical Storm Erika disrupted electricity and Internet connectivity, which he explained has impacted that office as it seeks to roll out the new academic year.
He was speaking yesterday morning just moments after the Open Campus, in conjunction with the Cave Hill Campus and the Dominica Student Association of Cave Hill Campus, presented the Department of Emergency Management with supplies to be sent to Dominica to assist with the relief efforts.
“We have students who are very anxious to begin in Dominica their particular programmes, and we are making ar...