47 Jamaican Established Universities and Colleges

Colleges and Universities prepare us for our future careers by providing us with more advanced education and opportunities that can use to make our entrance into the workforce much easier. That's why we created this list of 47 Jamaican Established Universities and Colleges, located across Jamaica in parishes such as Kingston, St Andrew and St Ann.Looking for a special University or college? Just ask us and we'll find it for you.

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47 Jamaican Established Universities and Colleges

AAIMS Alliance Health Division Ltd

876-924-0952    ⚐ 107 C Spring Rd Kgn 10

AAIMS Alliance Health Division Ltd is a paramedical institution established in Jamaica with an objective of providing quality healthcare training services to the students. AAIMS Alliance Health Division Ltd is the only institution in Jamaica offering a wide variety of paramedical certificate courses. AAIMS Alliance Health Division Ltd AHD works in partnership with the students to deliver cutting edge methods for learning and achievement in the courses.

It is said that “Health is Wealth” and the Medical Profession is the noblest profession in the world. The core values attributed to maintaining the medical profession constitutes the quality of health professionals generated and their healthcare delivery in the community. AAIMS strongly believes through its mission and vision it will maintain these core values.

Mission Statement

American Jewellery Co Ltd

876-929-5065    ⚐ Mall Plaza, Kingston 10, St. Andrew

For the classic, exquisite and eye catching pieces visit American Jewellery Company Limited. We manufacture, retail and repair watches and jewellery at all three of our convenient locations. For that perfect gift, come in and choose from a wide selection of precious and semi precious stones, appliances and electronics at bargain prices.

Archives & Records Dept Ja The

876-922-3705    ⚐ 59-63 Church Street Down Town Kingston

The Department serves as the main repository in the country for the preservation of government records in paper, audiovisual and electronic formats, relating to the country's history and heritage. It collects archival materials relating to Jamaica produced by government ministries, agencies and department and persons of national importance as well as churches, charities and other organisations to ensure that primary materials of cultural value to Jamaica are preserved. It provides a research and reference service to the public and disseminates information on the collection to promote interest and knowledge of the nation's history and culture.

Additionally, the Department establishes standards and procedures for the efficient and effective management of official records in public sector entities, at all stages of their life cycles. It provides consulting services and training in records and information management to government ministries and departments, and provides storage facilities for non-current government records awaiting final disposition in keeping with their retention schedules. It also provides administrative support to the Archives Advisory Committee.

Auto-Tech. Institute

876-450-5450    ⚐ 21A Connelly Avenue

The Auto-Tech Institute is #1 in getting you trained, assessed and certified in motor vehicle engineering. We offer International (City and Guilds) and local certification.

Our Institution offers a wide range of courses, and our trained technical staff is here to facilitate all your training needs.

Do you have a fleet of vehicles, but your staff needs upgrading? We offer customised repair courses to meet your needs. Get satisfied, loyal customers by having a trained technical staff. Get accessed in your area of specialty and be certified within three weeks

Bethlehem Moravian College

876-966-5148    ⚐

Bethlehem Moravian College is in the parish of St. Elizabeth, in the cool hills of Malvern at the peak of the Santa Cruz Mountain, and was established in 1861 under the auspices of the Moravian Church in Jamaica.

Over the years, we have become one of the foremost tertiary institutions offering quality teacher education programmes to young Jamaicans. Bethlehem started as a woman only institution and has since become coeducational with a rapidly growing population. Recently it has become a multidisciplinary institution to mould the lives of young Jamaicans in the 21st century.

Brown's Town Community College

876-975-2339    ⚐ 1 Huntley Road Brown’s Town St. Ann

The Brown's Town Community College (BTCC) is a tertiary institution located in the Dry Harbour Mountains of St. Ann, Jamaica. The college is committed to being a world-class institution that provides education and training of the highest quality.

The college prides itself in catering to the holistic development of its students through the continuous provision of trained staff and comprehensive programmes, enabling them to become well-rounded academically, morally, spiritually and physically, producing world-class citizens committed to service.

The nursing department's Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is designed to produce graduates who demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability for safe nursing care. This programme is offered in collaboration with the University of West Indies (Mona) and the Nursing Council of Jamaica

Caribbean Graduate School Of Theology

876-755-4645    ⚐ 18 - 20 West Avenue, Kingston 8, Jamaica

Caribbean Graduate School of Theology (CGST) is accredited by the University Council of Jamaica.

We operate interdenominationally and stress commitment to the Christian worldview, academic excellence, contextual relevance, spiritual sensitivity and practical involvement.

Our goal is to assist in shaping the future by training men and women who are passionate about changing our region through the application of biblical principles to professional life.

Caribbean Maritime University

876-924-8150    ⚐ Palisadoes Park Norman Manley Hwy, Kingston, Kingston

The CMU is a dynamic ISO 9001:2008 certified institution and the Regions Centre of Excellence for tertiary maritime, logistics, engineering training, research and consultancy. The history and growth of the Institution over the years demonstrate an intimate connection with the needs of the international shipping industry. From just two programmes at its inauguration in 1980 and 30 students, the Institute has grown to become the tertiary centre of excellence in the region, offering over 16 programmes including Masters and Bachelor Degrees and a multiplicity of demand driven customized programmes.

Caribbean Polytechnic Institute

876-665-3916    ⚐ 22B Old Hope Road Kingston Jamaica

Established in 2003 by its parent company and consulting arm Sustainable Alternatives Limited (SAL), The CaribbeanPolytechnic Institute (CAPTECH) is a multidisciplinary institution that offers courses in professional development and continuing education.

The first institution in Jamaica to be duly registered by the Office of the Registrar of Companies and the Ministry of Education respectively, CAPTECHdelivers a method of learning that is not just limited to the traditional face-to-face format, but includes both blended and online learning. The Caribbean Polytechnic Institute provides vocationally-specific teaching and training programs that are designed to build excellence in both individuals and businesses alike. As such, we seek to combine the latest technologies with scientifically proven learner-centered strategies in order to facilitate learning that is interesting, practical and relevant to todayâ??s evolving national and global needs.

Our team of tutors and instructors are highly trained educational practitioners that possess a wealth of experience in their respective fields and seek to channel this knowledge via both the physical and online classroom. They, along with our equally dedicated administrative support staff, have high regard for delivering quality service to our learners and work in unison to lay the path for ongoing excellence. If you would like to embark on a career pathway, do a refresher course, or change your professional interests altogether, look no further than the Caribbean Polytechnic Institute. Through our opportunities for experiential, cooperative, and internship experiences, we equip our students with the skills needed to evolve as leaders within the global community.

Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica

876-929-6422    ⚐ 77 Shortwood Road Kingston 8 Jamaica

The Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica (CSMSJ) started in 2014 with its first cohort of Associate Degree in Natural and Applied Sciences. Classes commenced on 15 April 2015, and the first cohort of Doctor of Medicine Degree students began on 31 August 2015.

The doctors trained at CSMSJ will be able to apply the principles of prevention, and diagnose and manage their patients' conditions, thus contributing to their healing and well-being. They will be able to employ the principle of the doctor-patient relationship and maintain confidentiality in the discharge of their duties.

CSMSJ graduates will also be trained to contribute to the community of their practice and residence

Caribbean Wesleyan College

876-918-1373    ⚐ Box 17 Torrington Savanna-la-mar Westmoreland

Caribbean Wesleyan College is a Theological Institution accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and the Caribbean Evangelical Theological Association (CETA). We focus on empowering students' as such, our aim is to develop church leaders who are fully

equipped with biblical, ethical, and professional discipline.

We prepare students for a holistic Christian service that includes witnessing, evangelising, discipline, and church governance in the Caribbean and beyond. This is accomplished by exemplary teaching and training in sound biblical Wesleyan-Arminian doctrine and other academic disciplines.

Catholic College Of Mandeville

876-962-5809    ⚐ Williamsfield Manchester Mandeville Manchester

The Catholic College of Mandeville is a private Catholic institution of higher education. Through critical pedagogy and a holistic education, we aim to: transform lives foster dispositions of social justice and integrity, and prepare students to influence our global society. We aim to offer rigorous and relevant programmes using 21st century teaching and learning techniques as we serve enthusiastic and dedicated students locally and internationally.

Also on the catholic college campus is Saint Mary’s University is a global and diverse learning community celebrating more than Twenty (20) years, which serves students through relevant and innovative educational programs, experiences, and enterprises. Saint Mary’s University is nourished by the Catholic intellectual, moral, and cultural traditions and is inspired by excellence in teaching as modeled by Saint John Baptist de La Salle. All courses are certified by the University Council of Jamaica & Higher Learning Commission (USA)

Church Teachers' College

876-962-2662    ⚐ Principal’s Ofc

Church Teachers' College was established in 1965 with the blessing and authority of the Rt. Rev. Percival Gibson, then Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Jamaica. Church Teachers' College Offers opportunities for individual as well as group counseling on issues pertinent to life-changes, personal growth and development so that students may successfully navigate college life.

City & Guilds Representative Office

876-924-7808    ⚐ 31 Upper Waterloo Road Kingston 10 St. Andrew

City & Guilds is the world's leading vocational awarding body. We offer services to governments, training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today's workplace. Our qualifications represent a prestigious and instantly recognizable certification, which our graduates can take anywhere in the world to obtain employment. Last year, we registered over 2 million learners. With our head office based in London, we operate in 80 countries across the world. We are recognized as being among the Top 100 British brands!

City College

876-908-3505    ⚐ 18 Holborn Rd (10)

City College offers ‘empowerment through education’ by providing full time day and evening school with CXC and GSAT classes

and personalized tutoring services. In addition, we offer certificate training and development courses in supervisory management and customer service.

College Of Agriculture Science & Education

876-993-5436    ⚐ Placement Officer Psgd

The College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) is cushioned on a 254-hectare campus bordered by the lush green hillsides and pristine coastline of the parish of Portland in eastern Jamaica.

CASE is a multi-disciplinary institution offering training in education, agriculture, management sciences and natural sciences to young men and women in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

We stand imbued with the care and dedication of our predecessors, the Government Farm School, the Jamaica School of Agriculture

Distinction College

876-795-2742    ⚐ 206 Main Street Ocho Rios St. Ann

Distinction College is an approved City and Guilds center.

City and Guilds is the leading skills development organisation with the ability to issue qualifications that are highly valued by employers across the world. Thus, helping individuals to develop their talents and abilities for career progression.

At Distinction College, we are keen on providing opportunities for all persons desirous of embracing lifelong learning.

Edna Manley College Of The Visual & Performing Arts

876-619-3362    ⚐

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) is the Premier Arts institution in the English-speaking Caribbean to provide professional and technical training in the arts.

EMCVPA offers bachelors, associate degrees and certificates. The College operates from one campus, housing six schools: School of Visual Arts, School of Music, School of Drama, School of Dance, School of Arts Management & Humanities and School of Continuing Education and Allied Programmes.

The School of Continuing Education & Allied Programmes offers short courses to adults and children in their junior and adult academies. Every July, they also host an exciting summer school that caters to children 4 to18 years and adults alike.

Education Youth & Information Min Of

876-922-1400    ⚐ 2- 4 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4, St. Andrew

The Ministry of Education (MoE) is the government entity responsible for the management and administration of public education in Jamaica. The Ministry of Education was first established in 1953, as the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare. Currently, the MoE carries out the Government of Jamaica's mandate of ensuring a system which secures quality education and training of all citizens of Jamaica in order to optimise individual and national development.

The MoE provides the avenue for enrichment and upward mobility of our people though education. The organisation is one of Jamaica's largest public entities and is comprised presently of 11 agencies, six Regional Offices, and a central office with approximately 40 units which fall under 5 divisions. These unite to provide the framework for the efficient functioning of over 1,000 public educational institutions that serves over 100,000 students and over 20,000 teachers. The Ministry of Education is also responsible for two public universities and several community, multidisciplinary and teachers' colleges.

Core Roles and Functions: The Ministry's role of effectively managing the education system is accomplished through the execution of functions carried out by its divisions and agencies. Among these functions are: Planning, developing, and implementing educational policies and programmes. Monitoring and evaluating the performance of locally and internationally funded projects and programmes. Maintaining an efficient system of collecting, collating, analyzing and presenting current and accurate data on quantifiable educational indicators to meet local demand and international standards. Developing and supporting programmes, services and activities geared towards personal and national development. Providing guidance in financial management for all educational institutions and affiliated agencies.

Foster G C College Of Physical Education & Sport The

876-619-1097    ⚐ Angels Walks Road, Spanish Town

The G.C. Foster College of Physical Education & Sport, which operates a full-time residential institution, is established on approximately forty-one (41) acres of land, at Angels, Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica. The G.C. Foster College of Physical Education & Sport is located off the main highway leading from Spanish Town to Linstead and is approximately twenty (20) miles from Kingston, the nation‘s capital. The G.C. Foster College of Physical Education & Sport was established in the Caribbean in September 1980. The main objective of the college is to train specialist teachers in physical education and sport. The training spans a period of three academic years or six semesters and the final award gives qualified teachers status to all students who complete the three-year programme leading to a diploma. The mission of the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport is to contribute to social and economic development through the optimal preparation of Physical Education teachers, athletes, recreation and sports specialists

utilizing qualified personnel and con-temporary resources.

HEART/NSTA Trust

876-929-3410    ⚐ 6B Oxford Road, Kingston 5, St. Andrew

In 1973, the Government of Jamaica (GoJ) formed the National Youth Service (NYS) to help with manpower needs in various sectors of the economy as well as to help school leavers develop a sense of nationalism and proper socialization. According to Mrs. Heather Murray, Principal of the Hampton High School, in those days, you served without any travelling been refunded because it was serviced for the sake of service and it was from a service that I learned from those whom I served. Since then, young people, ages 17, 24 years, have been equipped with the necessary life coping skills needed to foster their personal and career development as well as enhance their contribution to community and national development.

The programs offered at the NYS focuses on Volunteerism, Character Development and Work Experience and include programs such as the Corps and Summer Programs.

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Institute of Law & Economics

876-754-9534    ⚐ 10 Altamont Cresent, Kingston 5, Jamaica

The Institute of Law & Economics is bridging the gap between the legal and economic professions. We are an affiliate of Holborn College and the University of London, providing tutorial support for all the major courses pursued by external LLB students. The courses we offer include:

-Pre Law Certificate Programme,

-Paralegal Certificate Programme,

Jamaica Institute of Financial Services The (JIFS)

876-754-5051    ⚐ 53 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, Jamaica

Jamaica Institute of Financial Services offers a wide cadre of local and international facilitators. It offers training programmes both on the open market and tailored for in-house purpose. Along with short term training courses and seminars, the institute offers a number of certification programmes solely for the financial services sector. JIFS now offers the Chartered Bank MBA programme from the internationally renowned Business, School of Banking (Bangor University).

Vision

To be the leading source for professional development & research for the financial services industry within the region.

Jamaica Stock Exchange

876-967-3271    ⚐ Daily Stock Market Report

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) was incorporated in 1968 and started operation in 1969. Our principal mandate is the mobilisation of capital to facilitate the growth and development of companies and by extension the economy. The JSE promotes the orderly and transparent development of the stock market and the stock exchange in Jamaica. Part of what we do is ensure that the stock market and its broker members operate at the highest standards. We also develop, apply and enforce the rules designed to ensure public confidence in the stock market and its broker members. The JSE provides facilities for the transaction of stock market business, as well as conducts research and shares relevant information. We provide a wide range of services to the market. Some of our services include the trading of securities on our Main, Junior, and Bond markets and the US Denominated market as well as creating accounts in the Jamaica Central Securities Depository (JCSD). We pledge securities registered in the JCSD, handle inter-CSD movements between regional CSDs, and handle settlement of trades through the JCSD Trustee Services. The Jamaica Stock Exchange also offers training and education, among many other secondary services.

Jamaica Theological Seminary

876-925-7358    ⚐ 14-16 West Avenue, Kingston 8

The Jamaica Theological Seminary was founded in 1960 and has since been offering the best courses and training to individuals and organisations which seek to be enhanced in Theology, Psychology and Guidance and Counselling among others.

The JTS believes that integrity is a walk of life and seeks to ensure that is exemplified in our lecturers, employees and students, we boast some of the best lecturers in Theology, Social Work as well as in Guidance and Counselling.

We offer Certificate, Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree Programs.

Mona School Of Business And Management

876-971-5801    ⚐ 10 Queens Drive Montego Bay St. James

Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) at the University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI) campus in Jamaica is the premier Business School in the Caribbean, producing graduates that are ready to make an impact contribution to Caribbean development.

Through its innovative research and contribution to social and economic policy formation, and harnessing the power of new technologies, MSBM is actively engaged in addressing the critical priorities of the nation and the wider Caribbean region.

Our mission is "To advance learning, create knowledge and foster innovation for the positive transformation of Caribbean enterprises through the development of world-class business professionals and research-based solutions".

Moneague College The

876-973-0489    ⚐ Moneague St. Ann

The Moneague College offers a range of teacher education and community college programmes, as well as CXC/SEC and CAPE subjects, and short courses for personal development. The College has three campuses that are strategically located in Linstead, St. Catherine, Moneague in St. Ann and Port Maria, St. Mary.

Our aim is to serve rural citizens in keeping with our mission to reduce rural migration. We also respond to the needs of the community and to our target markets. The College systematically reviews programmes and actively seeks partnerships locally and internationally, with the intent of providing even more value to our college family.

Our main campus boasts a state-of the-art lecture theatre and a multi-purpose auditorium that can seat approximately 1,500 persons. We also offer boarding with meals, and we cater for conferences, camps, sporting and other events. Our staff is well trained, experienced and understand our thrust to always soar to the heights of excellence.

National Police College of Jamaica

876-984-2771    ⚐ Twickenham Park Spanish Town St. Catherine

Formerly the Police Training School, the institution was renamed the National Police College of Jamaica after relocating in 1982. Today, we continue to stand resolute in our commitment to providing high-quality training as we equip police personnel and civilians with the skills needed to serve in the fields of public safety and security effectively and efficiently.

With programmes in tandem with international standards, our team of qualified teachers and highly skilled administrators ensure our recruits receive the best training in the region. By offering courses in both professional and academic studies, our mission is to produce competent leaders and more tactical frontline operatives ready to serve, protect and reassure the people of Jamaica.

At the National Police College of Jamaica, we seek to cultivate a learning environment that comprehensively and innovatively addresses the challenges of an ever-changing society. We have employed advanced technological teaching aids that are enhanced by practical and relevant training systems and processes.

Northern Caribbean University

876-963-7062    ⚐ 63 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 10, St. Andrew

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a private, liberal-arts institution, located in Jamaica, that is owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic, Caribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists (comprising the territories the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands).

With its main campus only 2 miles south of the town of Mandeville, in Manchester, and three regional campuses situated in Kingston, Montego Bay and St. Ann, this university offers a number of professional, professional and vocational programs in a spiritually wholesome and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere. NCU operates in harmony with the beliefs, practices and educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

As such, it encourages students to relate their academic pursuits to their understanding of the Christian faith. It emphasizes the development of a sound Christian character and seeks to maintain an atmosphere, which fosters in its students, commitment and growth in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Paralegal Training Institute

876-974-7980    ⚐ 91 Main St Ocho

Paralegal Training Institute is the centre for Legal and Business Studies in Jamaica.

Portmore Community College

876-630-1770    ⚐ Portsmouth Waterford, Portmore, St. Catherine

Portmore Community College was founded on 5th of February 1992. The College is a government-owned educational institution governed by a board of management, under the jurisdiction of the M.O.E. PCC is located in Portmore and Old Harbour, St. Catherine. Its main campus is located on the shared HEART/NTA complex in Portsmouth, Portmore.

The campus cover approx. 15 acres and houses over 30 classrooms, 3 computer labs, library, science laboratories and other sports and recreational facilities. The Old Harbour campus is located on Main Street Old Harbour. It occupies 5 acres and houses 13 classrooms, laboratories, library and other amenities.

PCC computing environment supports a rich array of technologies and information resources for academic and administrative use. Other computer services include PCC Net, computer labs, cyber centre, technology room and the on campus telephone system, co-location services for high performance research computers, and a variety of support services.

Quality Academics Ltd

876-906-0003    ⚐ 77 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 10, St. Andrew

Since its inception, Quality Academics has blazed a trail of academic excellence.

We are committed to producing academics of high quality.

Our main objective is to develop students intellectually, however, we also emphasize the

Regent College Of The Caribbean

876-962-2214    ⚐ 7 Brumalia Road Mandeville Manchester

Regent College of the Caribbean, formerly Jamaica Bible College, dates back to the year 1945, when it was first established as Jamaica Bible School. In 1965, the school's name was changed to Jamaica Bible College. Students were trained as evangelists, pastors, and missionaries for service in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and as far away as Asia.

In 2008, the College increased its programme offerings to include a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology with a Minor in Business Management, Bachelor of Arts in Theology with a Minor in Counselling, Certificate in Business Studies and Certificate in General Studies.

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

876-962-2801    ⚐ Williamsfield Mdvl

Saint Mary’s University is a global and diverse learning community celebrating more than Twenty (20) years, which serves students through relevant and innovative educational programs, experiences, and enterprises. Saint Mary’s University is nourished by the Catholic intellectual, moral, and cultural traditions and is inspired by excellence in teaching as modeled by Saint John Baptist de La Salle. All courses are certified by the University Council of Jamaica & Higher Learning Commission (USA).

Sam Sharpe Teachers' College

876-952-4000    ⚐ Granville Montego Bay St. James

Sam Sharpe Teachers College is committed to provide a consistently high standard of training to produce lifelong learning professionals dedicated to rendering altruistic service and be formidable change agents in the global environment.

These professionals will be:

Committed individuals empowered with the relevant knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and pedagogy to be effective in their various fields

Shortwood Teachers' College

876-924-1095    ⚐ 77 Shortwood Road, Kingston 8, Kingston

Shortwood Teachers' College was founded in 1885.

Throughout the years, the college offered programs which prepare students to teach in the early childhood, primary and secondary level education. In August 2000, the primary education program was discontinued.

Shortwood is also the only teachers' college that trains French and Spanish teachers.

Sigma College Of Nursing & Applied Sciences

876-917-7027    ⚐ 34 Top Road Brown’s Town St. Ann

Sigma College of Nursing & Applied Sciences was founded in an effort to try and alleviate the tremendous International, National and Local shortage of Nurses and other Health care Personnel. Sigma College of Nursing and Applied Sciences is formally affiliated with the International University of the Caribbean, for the offering of the Completion Program of the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing effective August 2007.

St Joseph's Teachers' College

876-926-5093    ⚐ 16 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5

St. Joseph's Teachers' College (SJTC) is a Catholic institution that has been in existence and contributing to national development through teacher-training for over 119 years.

Its early beginnings are grounded in Christian values based on Franciscan tradition through the life and mission of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany. This background has crafted the fabric and ethos of the college and continues to do so day.

Our vision, mission and core values continue to drive our unwavering attitude and hope, despite the many challenges that teacher education faces amidst our various successes.

The Mico University College

876-929-5260    ⚐ 1A Marescaux Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica

The Mico University College (The Mico) is a tertiary education institution in Kingston, Jamaica. The focus of the institution is on teacher training, but programmes in a variety of disciplines are also offered. The Mico provides diverse opportunities for the achievement of higher education through flexible and comprehensive Bachelor's, Master's, Post Diploma and certificate programmes.

The Mico was founded in 1835 through the Lady Mico Charity, one of four teacher training institutions established during this period in the British colonies and the only one to survive to the present. We are the oldest teacher training institution in the western hemisphere and English speaking world. The Mico University College was established as a non-denominational Christian institution that caters both to male and female students.

Over the years we have undergone expansion, both physically and in our academic programmes. In the 1970's the government began training teachers for children with special needs, as well as providing funding for the training of teachers in these schools.

United Career Assessment Services

876-630-4074    ⚐ 58A Molynes Road Kingston 10 Jamaica

United Career Assessment Services was established in 2019.

Our main aim is to provide job accreditation and placement opportunities for our students.

We offer programmes for career development, to assist students in career assessment and the decision-making process, and to help them in transitioning into the world of work.

University Council of Jamaica The

876-929-7299    ⚐ 6B Oxford Rd Kgn 5

Register institutions offering higher education to ensure that certain minimum standards are met. Provide accreditation for degree and specialized programmes, as well as for institutions. Develop, on an ongoing basis, threshold standards for different levels of qualifications in various disciplines, at higher education levels. Research issues pertaining to quality assurance in higher education with a view of maintaining and improving educational outcomes.

Assist in the development of higher education institutions by providing professional advice and services for the development and improvement of programmes. Assure the quality of foreign credentials.Facilitate the recognition of cross- border higher education programs, and those of awarding bodies being offered in jamaica.

Provide appropriate public information about the institutions, programmes and awarding bodies registered, accredited and recognised by the council. Monitor and evaluate higher education programmes and institutions on an ongoing basis to facilitate continuous improvement.

University Of Technology Jamaica (UTech)

876-927-1680    ⚐ 237 Old Hope Road Kingston 6 St. Andrew

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.), formerly the College of Arts, Science and Technology is located within the Greater Kingston Metropolitan Region in the parish of St. Andrew and occupies approximately 18.2 hectares.

It lies to the east of the Hope Botanical Gardens within the Papine-Liguanea commercial centres. The university is committed to the total education of the individual as a social being and seeks to develop the whole person in terms of personal well-being and social and intellectual competence.

It promotes lifelong learning, personal development, and service to the community. Our mission is to positively impact Jamaica and the wider Caribbean through high-quality learning opportunities, research, and value-added solutions to government, industry, and communities.

University Of The Commonwealth Caribbean

876-906-3000    ⚐ 17 Worthington Av (5)

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is Jamaica's largest privately-held premier higher educational institution providing students with world class educational programs and highly trained and qualified local & international faculty.

The institution currently offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor and masters degree programs, as well as customized corporate training programs in Jamaica.

UCC is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. It was formed in 2004 as a result of the merger in 2002 of the Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) incorporated in 1992 and the Institute of Management & Production (IMP) incorporated in 1976. The new expanded institution remains one of the fastest growing institutions in the country as well as in the Caribbean region.

University Of The West Indies The Open Campus

876-927-1201    ⚐ 12 A Gibraltar Camp Way Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica

University Of The West Indies The Open Campus

The Open Campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI) has developed a unique approach to offer continuing education in the Caribbean region. We believe in continuously enhancing a positive experience for our students. We offer an active blended, online and face-to-face learning for students in the continuing and professional education, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses.

Our high-quality on-trend and traditional subject areas are designed and approved in direct response to the evolving needs of the underserved communities across the Caribbean region.

University Of the West Indies

876-927-1660    ⚐

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus offers world class, accredited higher education programmes to Jamaica, the region and the globe. We engage in research and development designed to support the social and economic growth of the Caribbean region, the provision of community service, and the enrichment of the academic experience. Mona, Jamaica is the founding campus of the unique, multipart, multi-national University of the West Indies.

The square mile site welcomed its first undergraduates " 33 medical students from across the West Indies or now, more often, the Caribbean " in October 1948. To medicine was added Natural Science in 1949, Arts in 1950 and, gradually, the full range of the modern university. The campus was chosen not just for its salubrious location, a plateau in the arms of the mountains on the outskirts of the city of Kingston, but also because it came with basic but usable accommodation built during World War II (1939 " 1945) when the site was a wartime camp.

Gibraltar Camp as it was known, offered refuge to evacuees from the British island fortress of Gibraltar at the tip of Spain and, eventually, to Jewish refugees marooned in Spain and Portugal. There was even a civilian internment camp on the site in 1943.

Vector Technology Institute

876-929-3435    ⚐ 35A Eastwood Park Road, Kingston 10, St. Andrew

Vector Technology is a registered tertiary institution certified by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). The College is also a member of the Jamaica Committee on Tertiary Education (JCTE). It was first registered by the University Council of Jamaica in June 1997.

The Institute was the pioneer in delivering training to Computer Technicians in Jamaica when it introduced its Certificate Courses in 1992. From then until now VECTOR's vision has been playing a pivotal role in improving the skills base of Jamaica in the field of Information Technology through the production of highly skilled technicians and engineers.

The Institute currently offers accredited Bachelors of Science and Associate of Science degrees in the field of technology along with international certification, diploma and certificate courses.

York Castle High School

876-975-2217    ⚐ Browns Town Browns Town St. Ann

The York Castle High School is one of Jamaica's premier co-educational secondary schools.

Our mission is to create a community of empowered learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust, where students will be inspired and challenged holistically to learn and grow and attain intellectual, social, personal, vocational, spiritual, moral and physical goals.

Our graduates are highly regarded both locally and internationally for their distinguished qualities and attributes honed by our student centered and empowering learning environment.

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