UCC News & Updates


Introducing the UCC Virtual Career Centre

Date Published: 
March 16, 2022

UCC Virtual Career Centre

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean has launched the all-new Virtual Career Centre. Free to all current students, and graduates, we have combined innovative technology with specialist teams to help you in your career.

Spring 2022 End of Semester Assessment Information and Resources

Date Published: 
March 15, 2022

Dear Students, 
The Department of Student Affairs hosted the first of its Spring 2022 sensitization series on March 13, 2022,  as we prepare students for a smooth End of Semester Assessment period, April 20 - 30, 2022. The recording of the session and other related information is available in the  Resources Center for Students . Click here to access the Resources Center for Students, then scroll to the Timed Assessment/ Examination Resources - Spring 2022 section. 
It is the responsibility of the student to become familiar with the information contained in the following:

Spring 2022 Online Proctoring Sensitization Session

Date Published: 
March 11, 2022

Dear Students, 
As the Spring 2022 End of Semester Assessment period approaches, we invite you to participate in our Spring 2022 Online Proctoring Sensitization Session scheduled for Sunday, March 13, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. via zoom and livestream on UCC Department of Student Affairs Facebook page.

Inmates, warders to get tertiary scholarships


Inmates, warders to get tertiary scholarships

National Security State Minister Zavia Mayne (standing, right), looks on as (seated, from left) Lt Col (Ret’d) Gary Rowe, commissioner of corrections; Geraldine Adams, deputy executive chair, University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) Group; and Carla Gullotta, executive director, Stand Up For Jamaica, exchange documents while signing a memorandum of understanding for correctional officers and inmates at the Tower Street Correctional Centre and St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre to pursue tertiary studies. Also looking on are Sonia Davidson (standing, left), head of the Business Administration Department at UCC, and Dr Yvonne Dawkins, associate vice-president for academic affairs, UCC. The signing ceremony was held at the UCC’s main campus on Wednesday.

Four additional inmates and two correctional officers from the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre are being given full scholarships to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC).

This is being made possible under a programme extended yesterday with the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the Ministry of National Security, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS), the UCC, and human-rights lobby Stand Up For Jamaica.

NOTICE: Ocho Rios Campus Phones Lines Down

Date Published: 
February 22, 2022

Deat students,

Please be advised that the telephones and internet at our Ocho Rios campus are currently experiencing difficulties.

We are working hard to have the issue resolved and apologise for the inconvenience. We encourage you to connect with the Ocho Rios campus by dialing 876-906-3000 and use the extension 2401, 2402 or 2403 or email ochorios@ucc.edu.jm until full service is restored.