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Jamaican Culture

How To Cheat In A UWI Exam

Examinations are in full swing and students are either preparing to pass their exams fairly, preparing to cheat, preparing to fail or failing to prepare. I have never had the desire or need to cheat in an exam. If I’m not prepared, then I accept the possibility of failing. Unfortunately not all share this view […]

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Driving in Jamaica Jamaican

UWI Mona Campus Tour

  – Aldeam Facey 2016

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Driving in Jamaica Jamaican

Driving In Jamaica: UWI Mona To Half Way Tree via Hope Road

I love the¬†Google Maps app, it works like a charm. But what if you could attach a video of a route? This would be a welcomed addition and I know there is ‘Street View’ but that too has its limitations. What if we all could contribute a video of a route which expires in about […]

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Jamaican School The University of the West Indies University

UWI’s Lecturer Evaluations: Who Does Them?

If you are a student at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, then certainly you have been receiving emails regarding your lecturer evaluations. To increase the rate of lecturer evaluations, UWI has, in the past made offers to reward lucky student evaluators. I can no longer evaluate lecturers but instead I need to […]

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Jamaican University

Ragging At UWI: Why Has It Stopped?

If you have been following this blog, you know that my opinions may not support that of the majority as I dare to be different. With that said, I agree with the concept of ragging. When I was just about 12 years old I was afraid to enter high school because of all the stories […]

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Accommodation Jamaican University

Hall Names at the University of the West Indies: A Quick Look

It has been four years since I left the prosperous A.Z Preston Hall¬†and there I was, walking around the campus, minding my own business, viewing the young girls as they pass by in short shorts and purchased hair when out of nowhere, “CAT…CAT”. Without hesitation I turned around “Waa gwaan boss”. It was a name […]

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Accommodation Jamaican University

The Best Hall To Live In At The UWI Mona Campus

Since the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus offered ten (10) unique halls of residence to students. Being a full-time, apparently life long UWI student, I have had the opportunity to reside in a number of these halls. In no particular order, I have resided in […]

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Art Jamaican University

Art On Campus: UWI Mona

Paintings, sculptures and other art works found at the UWI Mona Campus. This post may be updated periodically. – Aldeam Facey 2015