Volume 2, Issues 4 & 5 October - December 2018 University of Technology, Jamaica A t its meeting of December 19, 2018, the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) approved the application of the University of Technology, Jamaica for institutional accreditation. This means that the University is now institutionally accredited for the period of seven years. Speaking to a gathering of Faculty, Staff and other stakeholders at a meeting on December 20, at the University’s Papine Campus, University President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie took the opportunity to thank all stakeholders for their strong efforts to bring about institutional accreditation. “Institutional accreditation provides a mark of quality. We are happy to receive the approval of the UCJ. It’s a lovely Christmas gift indeed”, Professor Vasciannie noted. Institutional Accreditation Granted by The UCJ Graduation 2018 Bi-Monthly Magazine of the University of Technology, Jamaica Cont’d on page 3 A section of the happy GRaduating Class of 2018.