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Plan to up UWI numbers


Plan to up UWI numbers

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Government’s plan is to get student enrolment at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies back up to 9 000-plus as quickly as possible.

    In fact, said Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler yesterday, priority has to be given to ensuring that persons who put their university education on hold after Government insisted they would have to pay their own tuition fees, back into the classroom before they lose interest.

    In an interview with the SUNDAY SUN, the minister said: “Our goal is that as many people as can be accommodated reasonably and affordably at the university should be allowed to do so and if it means bringing that number back up to 9 000 . . . we would have to work towards that.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.