All supporting documents must be received in the Admissions Office via the Action Tab ‘Choose File’ located within the Online Application page by the posted deadlines.

Use the Application Checklist below to ensure you have accounted for all supplemental items and documents applicable to you.

    • Birth Certificate
    • Marriage Certificate (where applicable)
    • Legal Affidavit or Deed Poll if present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate
    • Academic Certificates [GCE, CAPE (CXC), CSEC (CXC).  Grade slips (accepted ONLY in cases where certificates are not yet available)
    • Professional Certificate/Diploma
    • Official transcripts sent directly from awarding institutions (this does NOT apply to High/ Secondary School students in Trinidad & Tobago)
    • Autobiographical Statement [A short (250-300 words) autobiographical sketch outlining the reasons for your career choice] Mandatory for Faculty of Medical Sciences
    • TOEFL Examination score (If English is not native language). TOEFL score of 500 or greater-paper based (*82 internet-based); OR
    • A certificate showing a minimum total score of 6.5 on the University of Cambridge IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
    • Supplemental Sheet 2 Non-Academic Criteria for Selection to the Faculty of Medical Sciences – Mandatory for MB.BS. DDS & DVM Programmes ONLY
    • Police Certificate of Character - Applicants to ECCD, BEd ECCE, Bed Primary (General) ONLY.

Supporting documents (where applicable) must be certified by a Notary Public or Justice of the Peace or Commissioner of Affidavit or Secondary/High School Principal/ Vice Principal. THESE DOCUMENTS ARE NECESSARY FOR CONSIDERATION OF YOUR APPLICATION.


Important Notes on

Applicants MUST Comply with ALL The UWI’s requirements and policies regarding transcripts and submit their official transcript and translations [where required] to the Admissions Office


2.   TRANSCRIPTS for professional and overseas qualifications to be EMAILED to ( DIRECTLY FROM THE AWARDING INSTITUTION addressed to:  The Assistant Registrar Student Affairs (Admissions). UWI St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago W.I. by  August 16, 2024.

3.   If you have attended more than one college/institution and credits have been transferred from one college to another, we must receive a transcript from the originating college/ institution.

4.   Applicants with qualifications/birth/marriage certificates in any language other than English must submit a certified English translation together with the original.

5.   Student copies or transcripts stamped STUDENT COPY or ISSUED TO STUDENT are not acceptable.

6.   Photocopies, faxed copies and PDF attachments are NOT considered official.

7.   Unofficial items will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

8.   Documents which are defaced or which appear to be altered in any way WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

9.   Grade slips are NOT certificates.

10.  Official replacements for examination certificates which have been lost or inadvertently destroyed must be requested from the examining body i.e. University of London, University of Cambridge (GCE), Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) for CSEC/CAPE Certificates.

11.  Your final official transcript indicating award date/date of graduation must be submitted as soon as all courses have been completed.

12.  Full acceptance cannot be made until all required transcripts have been received.


Applicants are hereby cautioned of the following:

  1. Applications will not be considered if there is any indication that the accompanying papers or certificates have been altered in any way.
  2. The submission of documents in support of applications or the applications themselves, for admission and/or registration that are forged, fraudulent, altered from the original, obtained under false pretences, or otherwise deceptive is prohibited.
  3. The University reserves the right to reject an application for admission, withdraw an offer and/or prohibit registration if the offer for admission is found to be based in whole or in part on deception or fraud.
  4. Each applicant must provide his/her telephone number or the telephone number of a reliable contact person.  This will facilitate urgent communication with the applicant.
  5. In completing your application, ensure that ALL your statements are accurate and that you answer ALL questions applicable to you.
  6. The UWI may seek to verify any information submitted by contacting recommenders, employers and/or school officials.