Mission and Vision

The purpose of the Union is to:

  • Promote the welfare and interests of The University of the West Indies’ (‘the University’) Academic, Senior Administrative, and Professional staff;
  • Regulate the employment relationship between Union members and the University;
  • Promote the welfare of its members by securing conditions of service conducive to the highest professional standards, which will make it possible for them to give the best possible professional service;
  • Defend the professional integrity of its members and their academic freedom
  • Secure for its members the opportunity to participate actively at all levels in the formulation of policies which affect the standard of service offered by the University; and
  • Affiliate with national, regional, and international organizations for the advancement of the interests of the members of the Union.