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 09th to Saturday 14th October 2017; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) 

Appointments available on both the First Peoples and Divali Public Holidays

 Tuesday 17th to Thursday 19th October 2017; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

Wednesday 25th October 2017; (Foreign Students only!!!)
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.

What Graduation Packages are available?

The descriptions of the various packages are listed in the UWI GRADUATION PACKAGES item listed in the Sub Menu at the top left of this page.

PACKAGE #4(Ceremony Only; No portraits)

  • ALL graduates are photographed while crossing the stage and Package #4 (Ceremony Only) can be ordered at any time.  We only print packages for those persons who have paid for Package #4 (Ceremony Only).
  • Payment can be made at the UWI (St. Augustine) branch of Republic Bank with the deposit slip provided at the bank.
  • Tear off slips for Package #4 can be printed by selecting "Tear Off Slips (Package #4 only)" from the Sub-menu on the side bar of this page.
  • 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.

How and where do I pay?

      PACKAGES #1, #2 & #3(Portraits & Ceremony)

  • 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 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 2017- will be mailed via TTPOST Couriers by March 14th, 2018 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.
  • Please provide an accurate mailing address, daytime and mobile contact numbers.
  • Packages with overseas addresses will be sent via Registered Mail.
  • Graduates with overseas mailing addresses should check with their local post office for packages not received by March 31st, 2018.

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 2017 Yearbook.  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 Ms. Amanda Best-Noel at 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) 868 222 7845/ 868 633 7477.

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