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What our Tourism Minister – Government Expects of UTech, Jamaica April 21, 2019

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Despite the Government of Jamaica’s continued silence on the resolution necessary to provide an adequate subvention to our national University, UTech, Jamaica,  it continues to outline its expectations of the contribution UTech, Jamaica should make to national development. See below for article published in the Jamaica Gleaner, Sunday, April 21, 2019.

 

Bartlett Calls On UTech To Develop Technology-Focused Tourism Curriculum

Given emerging trends in other parts of the world, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling on the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, to lead the charge in integrating technology into the local tourism sector. (more…)

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APPLY TODAY! MSc, Information Systems Management, UTech, Jamaica April 18, 2019

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UTech SCIT MSc ISM Aug 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Mrs. Theresa Ramsay
876-970-5158/5046
tramsay@utech.edu.jm 

A Petition And The Responsibilities Of The Citizen – Martin Henry April 14, 2019

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Published: Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:17 AM | jamaica-gleaner.com

“Congress shall make no law…abridging … the right of the people to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances”

– First Amendment, Constitution of the United States of America

 

While the 36,315 enumerated voters in Portland Eastern were enduring the campaigning for their votes and deciding who to vote for from two mostly indistinguishable political parties, as far as policies, plans and programmes are concerned, or not to vote at all, I signed a petition.

Voting is only one element of a citizen’s political engagement in a democracy. And it may not even be the most important one. The overwhelming majority of the 53.5 per cent who marked their X have gone back home to endure the non-fulfillment of campaign promises, to remain disengaged from their parliamentary representative, and to patiently wait for the next election, merely “voters”. (more…)

JOB ADVT: Accountant, Family Life Ministries April 9, 2019

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JOB SUMMARY

The Accountant performs a range of accounting and clerical functions, in support of the mission of Family Life Ministries.  The incumbent is responsible for, but not limited to, monitoring and preparing financial reports, verifying the accuracy of accounting documents and records, updating and maintaining accounting schedules as assigned, and maintaining a proper filing system for accounting records.  The incumbent also provides support to the external Accountant to provide information or responses to queries in a timely manner and ensure that QuickBooks workflow is followed by the other users. (more…)

Overseas Scholarships through the Ministry of Finance & the Public Service April 9, 2019

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The Scholarships and Assistance Unit, Public Service Establishment Division, manages the GOJ Civil Service Training  Programme and acts as Point of Contact for the various donor Agencies and Countries offering technical assistance to the Government under bilateral and multilateral agreements. In this regard, this office is responsible for disseminating information on training and study opportunities as they become available. For all the courses, unless otherwise stated, application forms are available at this office.

Click Here To Review the Latest Scholarship Offers!


 

NOTE: The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja) shares career and other opportunities on this blog, sourced from non-UTech, Ja entities and organizations, based locally and overseas. This is done as an information service to its alumni community and other users. UTech, Ja is not liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise from the use of said information.  UTech, Ja does not guarantee that your participation in any of the activities referenced will be a good and safe decision for you.  It is understood that users of the blog will do their own research and proper due diligence, to determine what is a profitable and safe opportunity, before committing to any action.

 

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Alumni Assn, UTech, Ja Mingle – Prof. Vasciannie’s Update April 8, 2019

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Dear Colleagues,

 

Re:  Alumni Meeting

The UTech, Ja Alumni community held a lyme yesterday evening at the Jamaica National Building on Belmont Road.  Members of the Executive of the Alumni Association were present, including the President, Mr Ronnie Sutherland, as were two members of the UTech, Ja Foundation (chaired by Eric Crawford).

At the meeting, I took the opportunity to provide an update to the Alumni about various matters including: (more…)

Funding UTech, Cast Thy Bread April 7, 2019

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The University of Technology, Jamaica Academic Staff Union (UTASU) joins the debate about the viability of the national university and the unique and vital contribution it must make if Jamaicans from all walks of life are to be empowered with skills to excel in the 21st century and create the nation we all deserve and desire.

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Much has been achieved in the past, but the university must be properly funded and resourced to continue to excel in teaching, service and research. A major issue which hampers the university’s ability to better serve the needs of its main stakeholders — students — is the annual per capita subvention from the Government of Jamaica.

Learn More at jamaicaobserver.com Monday August 20th, 2018

 

Celebrating UTech, Jamaica Alumni – Arlando Dunkley, Recipient PCJ Renewable Energy Scholarship 2019 April 1, 2019

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ARLANDO DUNKLEY NAMED 2019 RECIPIENT
OF J$2 MILLION PCJ RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP

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go-jamaica.com/firstlook/April 1, 2019

Postgraduate student at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.), Arlando Dunkley has been awarded the 2019 Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Renewable Energy Scholarship. (more…)

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