UCC now also recognised by J-TEC as a teaching University
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has now been formally Registered by the Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission (J-TEC) as a Teaching University, the first private institution to be so registered/recognized in Jamaica, effective July 2022.
Making the announcement, Professor Dennis J. Gayle, President of the UCC said “We are very pleased to have satisfied the J-TEC’s detailed inspection and due diligence processes and to have received this registration status as a result. This adds to the recognition of higher education quality already earned by the UCC including registration and institutional accreditation from the national accreditation body - the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ); institutional accreditation from the UK-based quality assurance body - Accreditation Services for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) as well as recognition from the University of London and Sunderland University, which are both located in the UK and Florida International University in the USA.”
The J- TEC registration covers over 35 degree programmes offered by the UCC including several of current national relevance including under graduate, graduate and master’s degrees in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Executive Masters degrees in Business Administration or Public Administration, and Masters of Business Administration ((MBA) in Accounting, Finance or Health Care Management.
Source: Jamaica Observer
Date Published: August 11, 2022