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Announcing UTech Jamaica Press! July 4, 2018

Posted by utechalumni in UTech News, UTech Scholarships.
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Dear Alumni of UTech, Jamaica

We are pleased to share with you the good news about the launch of our UTech, Jamaica Press! You are welcome to use the services of the press. Please see below for details and the contact information if you wish additional information.



Now on University Website


The University of Technology, Jamaica Press now has a presence on the University website at https://www.utech.edu.jm/about-utech. Details of how to submit Book Proposals and Manuscripts are posted on the website.


The Press was launched in February as a unit under the Office of the President and  has been established to promote research and publications primarily among members of the University Community, providing an avenue for lecturers and other members of staff to publish the results of their research, and to produce works that will bring together established as well as new knowledge. The Press will be development-oriented, both in respect of the development of staff members, and in respect of its contribution to broad issues of development in Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Objective and Mission of the Press

The University of Technology, Jamaica Press has been established specifically:

  1. To assist the UTech, Jamaica Community (lecturers and students) and also external researchers/ authors in their publishing needs.
  2. To build the wider reputation of the University and the country.
  3. To encourage more research and publications in all fields of study, for economic and scientific advancement.
  4. To promote a culture of publishing.

Operations of the University Press

The University of Technology, Jamaica Press will:

  1. Screen manuscripts and select high-quality submissions for publishing primarily from authors within the University initially, aiming initially to publish five titles per year.
  2. Commission manuscripts as may be deemed desirable from time to time.
  3. Arrange for the editing, designing and typesetting of manuscripts selected for publication.
  4. Arrange for printing and shipping.
  5. Arrange distribution, marketing and sale of publications in both print and electronic forms


Papine Campus, University of Technology Jamaica
237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica, West Indies
Telephone: 876 927 1680-8 Ext 3699
Corporate utechjapress@utech.edu.jm,
Mr. Martin Henry mhenry@utech.edu.jm,
Prof. Stephen Vasciannie svasciannie@utech.edu.jm
Website: https://www.utech.edu.jm/about-utech

Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica



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