The UCJ’s focus these past 30 years has always been on using its developmental role to assist institutions in developing a culture of

The UCJ has delivered on its mandate to increase the availability of tertiary level training in Jamaica with the number of registered institutions now standing at 42 and with 339 programmes being accredited.  The UCJ has benefited tremendously from the professional
expertise and wisdom of Council Members, Staff, Assessors, and key stakeholders and will continue to strive to be “a Centre of Excellence enabling national, regional and international development through quality assurance.”

As the UCJ celebrates “30 years of Enabling National Development through Quality Assurance,” the Agency is working toward achieving the International Standardization Organisation (ISO) 9001:2015 Certification. This will improve systems and processes to better serve our

In addition, as the UCJ improves on its service delivery and practices, we will continue to ensure that they are aligned with the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education’s (INQAAHE) best practice.

As the UCJ keeps abreast of changes and developments in the higher education sector and the quality assurance arena specifically, the Agency will continue to share new ideas and learning with institutions and other stakeholders locally and regionally.

It is our commitment to all our stakeholders that we will continue to deliver a first-class service and exhibit openness and fairness in our operations.