The documents of university governance are:
1. The University of Technology, Jamaica Act, No 27 of 1999, which contains
the Charter and the Statutes
2. Ordinances – Rules made by the Council
3. Regulations – Rules as defined by the Academic Board
4. Policies – Administrative and Academic guidelines and procedures
5. Decisions of Council and Academic Board.
The University as a public body is also subject to other legislations such as:
1. The Contractor General’s Act
2. Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act
3. Government Procurement Rules.
The Constitution of the Council is outlined in Statute XII of the University of
Technology, Jamaica Act No. 27 of 1999. Members are normally appointed on
a three year basis by the Cabinet on the recommendation of the respective
nominating bodies. The Council is chaired by the Chancellor.
The Academic Board
The Academic Board established under Article 12 of the Charter is chaired by
the President and is the principal body responsible for the academic gover-
nance within the University.
The Board is subject to the powers of the President and Council and has the
responsibility for the academic affairs of the University, both in teaching and
in research, and for the regulation and superintendence of the education of
the students of the University as prescribed in the Statutes.
U T e c h G R A D U A T E S T U D I E S H A N D B O O K
SCHOOL OF GR ADUA T E S TUD I E S R E S E A RCH AND ENT R E P R ENE UR SH I P