Welcome to the Faculty of Social and Educational Studies. Our programmes in Education and Social Sciences have a direct bearing on our society and its future development.

Our mission is aligned with the University’s ongoing efforts and achievements in teaching, scholarship and service. Our programmes seek to transform and to promote critical thinking, creativity and curiosity. As our mission states, ‘Social and Educational Studies, through its highly qualified educators, is committed to lifelong learning and to establishing a significant presence in and influence over national development and policy-making initiatives through the development of signature programmes and excellence in teaching, scholarship, research and service.’ We seek to maintain an on-going dialogue that addresses social, economic and civic issues within our Commonwealth, our region and the world. We also seek to create an environment conducive to quality, innovation and inquiry.

To our students, this will be your home for the duration of your programme. We are your family. We look forward to getting to know each of you. We encourage you to work diligently in your chosen field of study but to also be open to the many other offerings that we provide and to explore other opportunities.

Social and Education Studies plays a critical role in the development of our country. We are certain that our students, upon completion of their studies, will take their rightful places in society and indeed the world.

Once again, welcome each and every one of you! We are happy that you have chosen to join us.

Dr. Ruth Sumner
Professor, Education/Dean
Room 309, Michael H. Eldon Complex, Oakes Field Campus
Phone: (242) 397-2609

Mrs. Sybilean Knowles
Administrative Assistant I
Room 309, Michael H. Eldon Complex, Oakes Field Campus
Phone: (242) 397-2609
E-mail: sybilean.knowles@ub.edu.bs