University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global

UCC Global is a world-class institution of higher education with highly trained and qualified international faculty with diverse experiences offering exceptional programs 100% online or via the blended modality. At UCC Global, online learning doesn’t try to replicate a traditional classroom setting. We realize today’s students need the flexibility to balance education with everything else in their lives at a pace that works. The University of Arizona at the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) Global will help students across the Caribbean & Latin America stay on track toward a U.S. degree. Earn a full U.S. degree – or Arizona Credits – all from your home country. Learn about the application process, admission requirements, tuition, scholarships, dates, deadlines and more during our virtual information sessions.Register here: ucc.edu.jm/discover/arizona

Top reasons to study here

  • The institution has its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.
  • The institution currently offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor, masters and doctoral degree programs.
  • The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean is committed to preparing students to become exceptional business and community leaders.

About

History

UCC was established in January 2004 with an initial focus on providing more accessible, high quality and flexible educational programmes to Jamaicans. UCC was established subsequent to the acquisition by the Institute of Management Sciences Ltd (IMS) of Institute of Management and Production (IMP).

Education

The institution currently offers professional certificate, diploma, associate, bachelor, masters and doctoral degree programs, as well as customized corporate training programs in Jamaica. Disciplines include: Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Business, Finance, and Business Administration among many others.

Career

The perfect job may be just an interview away. The Department of Student Affairs provides career counseling, job interview sessions and other helpful services that students are encouraged to take part in, such as internal & External Career Expositions, part-time Work & Study job experience. Please stay tuned for exciting seminars each semester.

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Services

Student services

The first year of University for most students, is a big change as the campus environment and the actors therein are new and unfamiliar. The Department of Student Affairs (DSA) facilitates the Orientation to University Life module which is designed to facilitate and assist persons in the transition to studying at the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean.

Library services

The mission of the UCC Library is to effectively provide staff, faculty and students of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean with relevant resource materials for effective support of the institution's teaching, learning and research programmes.

Medical services

School Mate is designed to provide Personal Accident coverage for the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean’s students, in the event of accidental injury resulting in medical and dental expenses, dismemberment or death, as well as broken lens of prescription eye glasses.

Student Life

Campus life

The University has six (6) campuses across the island inclusive of locations in Kingston, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Mandeville and May Pen; and an enrollment averaging 5,000 students annually inclusive of online learning.  The student population consists predominately of working adults and includes graduates in supervisory, management and other leadership positions in several of the leading private sector corporations and public sector institutions, within Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Sports facilities

The UCC sports programme presents a healthy option. Participation in sports not the only enhances physical and mental growth but also has numerous positive effects later in life. UCC Male Football Team participates in the annual Intercollegiate Football programme and hopes to have a Female football team soon. Other exciting games such as table tennis, netball, Dominoes, Obstacle Race, and track and field are all a part  of UCC Annual Fun Day one of the biggest events of the year.

Student clubs

The UCC currently has five functional clubs and societies that are designed to suit your varied tastes and interests. 

  • UCC Circle K International Club
  • UCCF Debate Society
  • UCC Toastmasters 
  • Tourism Club
  • Drama Club
  • UCC Ailith Blazers Dance Club
  • UCC Dance Club Salsa Sessions
  • UCC IT Club

Accreditation

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is the only private higher educational institution in Jamaica that has obtained both local and international institutional accreditation from the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) & ASIC (UK) respectively.

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