The mission of the University Council of Jamaica is to increase the availability of tertiary level training in Jamaica through a robust quality assurance system that ensures excellence, transparency, integrity and adherence to standards.
In fulfillment of its mission the Council seeks to achieve the following:
- More efficient use of the existing tertiary and higher educational infrastructure in order to optimize the limited financial resources;
- Greater articulation between the institutions comprising the tertiary and higher education system so as to achieve a more integrated framework;
- Facilitating a system capable of responding more effectively to the country’s changing manpower needs.
The University Council of Jamaica aims to be a Centre of Excellence for quality assurance in tertiary education in the Caribbean, maintaining a system which is responsive to national and global changes while enhancing the development of a coherent Jamaican tertiary education system and the country’s human resources.