President's Message

 Welcome to the University of Technology, Jamaica - Jamaica’s national University. 

Steeped in our motto, magna per artem gesta - “Excellence through Knowledge,” our University is committed to the pursuit of its mission “to stimulate positive change in Caribbean Society through the provision of high quality learning and research opportunities to service our communities.” 

Over 12,000 current students continue to be part of this tradition of excellence.  UTech, Jamaica offers courses of study in various disciplines that are of profound relevance to the development of Caribbean societies.  These include over one hundred programmes in such areas as engineering, computing, pharmacy, sport sciences, health sciences, nursing, dentistry, business and management, law, hospitality and tourism, architecture, construction management,and the humanities, led by a distinguished faculty of experts in their respective fields. 

As the demand for training evolves,the University seeks continuously to expand and upgrade its academic offerings and services to meet relevant global workforce and development needs. 

The approach to teaching and learning is student-centered in focus, in an environment where the total education of each student is our raison d’etre. In keeping with this philosophy, our students are exposed to a comprehensive educational experience which fuses academics, sports, community service, the arts and entrepreneurship. 

Whether you are a prospective or current student, alumni, researcher, parent or friend of UTech, Jamaica, we welcome you and invite you to explore our University through the portal of our website.  We welcome your support and invite you to share with us on the journey to provide world-class education and training. 


Prof. Stephen Vasciannie, CD