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OTHER ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Submitting certified documentary evidence

Copies of academic, birth (

Jamaican Birth Certificate/Jamaican

Certificate of Citizenship

) and marriage certificates must be

submitted along with the completed application form. Copies of

passports may also be submitted. These copies must be certified

and stamped only by a Minister of Religion, Justice of the Peace,

Attorney-at-Law or Medical Practioner.

ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS

SHOULD ONLY BE SUBMITTED UPON REQUEST BY THE

UNIVERSITY.

Documents that have been tampered with will not be

accepted and the applicant will forfeit chances of admission to the

University. Applications and supporting documents must be returned

to the Office of Admissions & Enrolment Management,

237 Old

Hope Road, Kingston 6

or at our Western Campus,

17 Dome

Street, Montego Bay

, by

4:00 pm on January 31, 2018

.

Transcripts from other tertiary institutions must also be submitted by

the closing date for receipt of applications.

It is not necessary to

obtain a transcript from a secondary school.

Forms not properly

completed, without proof of processing fee (for applications

submitted manually), or without supporting documentation will not

be processed.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER APPLICATION IS

SUBMITTED?

Once you have completed and submitted your application form

along with supporting documents, the Office of Admissions &

Enrolment Management will send you an acknowledgement letter

advising you that we have received your application and it is being

processed. Depending on the course of study, you may be invited

to attend an interview or sit a test. This will vary depending on the

course of study. If you are currently taking examinations, you may

receive a conditional offer until you have satisfied the entry

requirements.

MATRICULATION VIA PRIOR LEARNING

ASSESSMENT

Persons who are not eligible for admission under the normal entry

requirements, may apply for entry via prior learning assessment.

The applicants must demonstrate their potential for undergraduate

university studies by virtue of attainments, prior learning and/or

relevant work experience, all of which must be relevant to the

proposed course of study. In addition, the application must be

supported in writing by individuals having first-hand knowledge of

the applicant's potential. Applicants' knowledge, skills and

competencies will be evaluated under the University's Prior Learning

Assessment Policy, in order to determine their equivalencies to the

University's entry requirements. They may be required to attend

interviews as well as successfully complete Foundation Mathematics

and/or Developmental English which are offered at the UTech

Academy. For further information please contact the Prior Learning

Assessment (PLA), Academic Affairs Division, UTech, Ja. at 927-

1680-8 ext. 3394.

ACCEPTANCE

Early Bird

applicants will be given a decision no later than

January 31, 2018

Regular

applicants will be given a decision no later than

May 31, 2018

Applicants to summer courses of study

will be advised of their

status by

March 30, 2018

.

Each applicant who is offered a place at the University will be so

advised by a letter from the Office of Admissions & Enrolment

Management. These applicants are required to pay a non-

refundable Enrolment Commitment Fee (ECF). This fee will be

applied to the University fees upon enrolment. An applicant’s

acceptance can only be confirmed if the ECF has been paid.