Acting President's Message

Prof. Colin Gyles
BSc, PhD (UWI)

Welcome to the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica), Jamaica’s national University. At UTech, Jamaica we are committed to the pursuit of academic excellence as we prepare individuals on a lifelong path to achieve "Excellence through Knowledge".

UTech, Jamaica is well known for its strength in training graduates in the areas of science, engineering, computing, pharmacy, health sciences, law, sport, nursing, dentistry, business and management, hospitality and tourism, architecture, construction management and teacher education led by a cadre of dedicated faculty and staff.

Our academic programmes ensure that our graduates are provided with the practical skills and “real world” opportunities necessary to advance as leaders and innovators in their professions and who can make a valuable contribution to their communities, the job market and social and economic development anywhere in the world.

n addition to academic pursuits, UTech, Jamaica provides for a holistic student-centred learning environment which fuses sports, community service, the performing and visual arts and science and technology.

Whether you are a prospective or current student, alumnus, partner or donor, as you explore our Website you will find a myriad of programmes and initiatives here that will interest you. We invite you to share with us as we further advance the pace for world-class excellence at the University of Technology, Jamaica.


Prof. Colin Gyles, BSc, PhD (UWI)
Acting President