Youth Events

Youth Day

The Department of Economics is committed to engaging youth on issues on economic importance.

The following pre conference events are specifically designed for this purpose. If you wish to sponsor a competition please click here.

Venue: Teaching and Learning Centre, St. Augustine Campus UWI

Date & Time: Thursday September 26, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Audience: Undergraduate and Secondary School Students

Topic: Empowering Youth for a Sustainable Future

Sub-Themes:

  • Education
  • Arts and Culture
  • Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financing
  • Gender and inclusion
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism                      

Topic: Posters based on the research topics of Graduate Students that concentrate on Re-evaluating Strategies for Sustainable Economies

Prizes:

1st Place $2,000
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000

 

Click Here: For Poster Guidelines – Extended

Knock off Debate Competition

Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences, St. Augustine Campus UWI

Date & Time: Thursday September 26, 2019 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Final Debate Competition

Venue: Teaching and Learning Centre, St. Augustine Campus UWI

Date & Time: Thursday September 26, 2019 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Prizes

1st Place $3,000 and Challenge Trophy
Runner up $2,500

 

Click here for full Debate guidelines – Extended  

Venue: Teaching and Learning Centre, St. Augustine Campus UWI

Date & Time: Thursday September 26, 2019 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Topic: Creativity and Innovation towards Sustainable Development

OBJECTIVE: Challenge students to participate whether virtually or otherwise to build a model centred on agricultural and environmental concerns while at the same time producing something that is profitable and that can be applied in the Caribbean.

Undergraduate Category

 Prizes

1st Place $2,000
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000

 

Secondary School Category

Prizes

1st Place $2,000
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000

 

Click here for full Make-a-thon guidelines – Extended