Where and when are Graduation Portraits being taken?

Graduation Portraits will be taken at the Student Activity Centre - Rm S86; Study Room No. 2 (see map below) on the following dates BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (NO WALK-INS):


Monday 01st to Friday 05th October 2018; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th October 2018; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th October 2018; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) 

Wednesday 24th October 2018; (Foreign Students only !!!)

This date is reserved to accommodate foreign graduates arriving the week of the graduation ceremonies.  Local students are not allowed to schedule appointments on this date.

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)


Note: Once all of the appointments on any specific date have been booked, graduands will not be permitted to access that date on the appointment system.



Can I take portraits if I am not attending the ceremony?

If you are not attending the ceremony, package #1, #2 or #3 will be all portraits. In other words, the 2-4 x6 ceremony will be printed as portraits. The price of the package does not change.

How can I order the ceremony only package?

  • Tear off slips for Package #4 ONLY, along with a copy of the bank deposit slip, must be faxed to (868) 633 7477 or emailed to for your order to be processed.

  • PLEASE DO NOT MAIL (Postal Service) THE SLIPS.

  • Payment can be made:

    • At the UWI (St. Augustine) branch of Republic Bank with the deposit slip provided at the bank.

    • By visiting us on campus on any of the designated portrait dates.

    • By visiting our studio in Diego Martin. 

Note: You do not need to make an appointment if you are taking package #4 only.

How and where do I pay for Portraits?

  • Payment can be made at the UWI (St. Augustine) branch of Republic Bank with the Pre-printed GRADUATION PORTRAITS bank deposit slip provided at the bank.
  • On the day that you are having your portrait taken, payment in FULL is required. Tear-off slips would be provided at the portrait location.
  • Payment can be made at the portrait location with LINX (Debit Cards) only (NO CASH OR CREDIT CARDS).                                
  • Payment by cash can be made at the UWI (St. Augustine) branch of Republic Bank with the deposit slip provided at the bank.
  • If payment is made through Republic Bank(St. Augustine Branch ONLY), a copy of the deposit slip – your proof of payment – must be presented when you are having your portrait taken.

What should I wear?

  • Plain White shirts/blouses with collars must be worn.
  • Men must wear ties.
  • Men and women should be well groomed. (Please bring your combs, brushes and facial powder).
  • Personal Image Photo Studio (PIPS) will provide all the Gowns & Hoods for the photography sessions.

When will packages be delivered?

  • All packages - for portraits taken before October 25th 2018- will be mailed via TTPOST Couriers by March 14th, 2019 to the address supplied on the tear-off slip. 
  • Someone must sign to receive your package, therefore, if there isn’t anyone at home during the day, please consider having your photos delivered to your workplace.
  • Packages with overseas addresses will be sent via Registered Mail.
  • NOTE: All packages returned to PIPS must be collected at our office. PIPS (Personal Image Photo Studio) is not responsible for any packages not delivered/collected within 6 months of the graduation date.  If you have not received/collected your package, claims would not be entertained after the 6-month period has expired.

YEARBOOK PHOTOS (undergraduates only) 

Please note that your graduation portrait (undergraduates only) would be used in UWI's 2018 Yearbook The yearbook photo is NOT a separate photo from the graduation portrait.  If your graduation portrait has not been taken, your photo/ image would not appear in the yearbook. (For further information regarding the yearbook please contact UWI Student Advisory Services).


How do I make an appointment?

Click and then follow the instructions to make an appointment. One reservation per student, multiple reservations/ appointments will be cancelled.  PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT TIME.

How can I cancel an appointment?

Common courtesy dictates, that if you are unable to keep your appointment you inform us of your cancellation. Changes cannot be made to your reservation/appointment unless you contact PIPS at

The Student Activity Centre
(Next to the Social Sciences Bldg. and the Food Court)

For other queries please contact Personal Image Photo Studio (PIPS).    

1 868 222 7845/ 1 868 633 7477.

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