The University of the West Indies | Kingston, Jamaica
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- Location: Mona
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- Enrollment: 36
The University Was Founded In 1948, On The Recommendation Of The Asquith Commission Through Its Sub-Committee On The West Indies Chaired By Sir James Irvine. The Asquith Commission Had Been Established In 1943 To Review The Provision Of Higher Education In The British Colonies. Initially In A Special Relationship With The University Of London, The Then University College Of The West Indies (Ucwi) Was Seated At Mona, About Five Miles From Kingston, Jamaica. The University Was Based At A Camp Used By Evacuated Gibraltarians During The War.