UCC News & Updates


UCC, SportsMax Partnership Affords Athletes Access to Higher Education


UCC, SportsMax Partnership Affords Athletes Access to Higher Education


A Contra-Partnership Agreement signed by the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) and SportsMax Limited (SMAX), the Caribbean leading Sports Content, distributor, broadcaster and production house will see the latter’s staff and young athletes through its content partnerships, benefiting from programmes and scholarships through the UCC.

Signed on March 15, 2023, by UCC President Dr Haldane Davies and Nicolas Matthews, CEO of SMAX, the Agreement will result in the UCC delivering a range of certificate, undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degrees to eligible SMAX nominees in exchange for advertising opportunities on SMAX which provides advertisement, production and broadcast services and cable facilities across the Caribbean and in the Diaspora.

UCC Celebrates Women


UCC Celebrates Women's History Month 2023


The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has hosted a series of activities and will roll out several features acknowledging women in the community as part of their International Women's Day 2023 and Women's History Month (WHM) celebrations.

IWD2023 Message

Professor Bernadette Warner, Executive Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Institutional Research at UCC delivered the official message for International Women' Day. In her presentation Professor Warner first acknowledged women around the world who have taken a "bold stand despite the often overwhelming odds against them" such as Anielle FrancoMinister for Racial Equality in Brazil’s new government,  who was "catalyzed to act by the murder of her sister" and Iranian Journalist Masih Alinejad, who "fled to the USA in 2009, after exposing corruption in her home country, and who remains actively defiant."

DSS Examination Guide 2023

Date Published: 
March 13, 2023

Dear Valued Students;

Please see video below created by the Department of Student Support to assist you in sucessfully completing the registration process for Spring 2023 exams.


Kindly note the following:

The Extenuating Circumstances (EC) Form must be completed and submitted for approval today.

Submissions are to be sent to either of the following persons :

  • Campus Manager
  • Senior Programme Coordinator or 
  • Head of Department (HOD)

You will be notified if your submission has been approved via email.

UCC Academy's $20M Dollar Innovation Grant Funding


 UCC Academy's $20M Dollar Innovation Grant Funding


The UCC Academy was recently awarded a Twenty Million (JMD$20,000,000.00) Dollar Innovation Grant from the Development Bank of Jamaica to develop programs and systems all aimed at boosting UCC's capacity to deliver educational and training services to a hybrid student body. 

One of the more exciting compenents of the UCCA project is the development of an Adaptive Learning Platform in the form of an AI powered mobile application and web portal that will deliver customized resources and learning activities to address the unique needs of each learner.

State of the University Address 2023


'There will be challenges but also days of glorious victory' — Dr Haldane Davies


Dr. Haldane Davies - University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) President

The year 2023 will have challenges but also glorious victory based on plans to expand the footprint of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), its President Dr Haldane Davies has forecast.

Delivering his "State of the University" address at their main campus in Kingston on January 13, Dr Davies reported on the advances made by the UCC in 2022 and plans for further growth and development in 2023.

"The UCC has accomplished great things since its inception. As times change and opportunities expand, we have even greater heights to achieve. I am truly thankful for you and the potential that you possess to traverse the unbeaten path, create new access points, and propel this university from good to great," he told faculty and students.