3 October - December 2018 | VOICES Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, CD in his address, told the graduates that as they contemplate their future employment in the job market, they should also think about ways in which they can make their certification work for them. “Use your knowledge, skills and talent to create jobs for yourselves and others,” he urged. He also encouraged graduates to look at sectors and markets that are underserved to see where they can become entrepreneurs of much needed goods and services. T he University of Technology, Jamaica hosted its annual Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium, Papine Campus. Over 900 graduates who qualified to receive certificates, associate degrees, diplomas and bachelor’s degrees, post-graduate diplomas, as well as master’s and doctorate degrees were presented with their certification at the ceremonies. Chancellor, the Most Honourable Edward Seaga, ON, PC in his address on Saturday, November 3, 2018 noted that over the six decades of existence, the institution has undertaken a number of essential areas of study, some of which the University has become well-known. He highlighted the University’s achievements in areas such as Architecture, Law, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Oral Health, Science and Sport. The Chancellor also pointed to the University’s achievement in sports, noting that following the 2008 Olympics, UTech, Jamaica can claim to be “the most successful university in the world in sports.” Cont’d from page 1... Graduation 2018 The Most Honourable Edward Seaga, ON, PC (at podium) Chancellor, University of Technology, Jamaica addresses the gathering at the ceremony for the Presentation of Graduates held on Saturday, November 3 2018 at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium, Papine Campus. Professor Stephen Vasciannie addressing graduates at the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, November 3, 2018 Valedictorians Ashley Desgoutte and Raheem Bishop delivering their valedictory addresses on Saturday, November 3 and on Sunday, November 4, 2018 respectively.