Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a private, liberal-arts institution, located in Jamaica, that is owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic, Ca
ribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists (comprising the territories the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands). With its main campus only 2 miles south of the town of Mandeville, in Manchester, and three regional campuses situated in Kingston, Montego Bay and St. Ann, this university offers a number of professional, pre-professional and vocational programmes in a spiritually wholesome and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere.
NCU operates in harmony with the beliefs, practices and educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As such, it encourages students to relate their academic pursuits to their understanding of the Christian faith. It emphasizes the development of a sound Christian character and seeks to maintain an atmosphere, which fosters in its students, commit ment and growth in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Thus, faith and learning combine to prepare students for practical Christian usefulness.
In their conduct and dealings, faculty, staff and students alike must comply with the standards set by the institution in keeping with our Seventh-day Adventist beliefs.
For more information about Seventh-day Adventist beliefs, visit http://www.adventist.org. Read more......Read less
The newest campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) was formally launched in Antigua & Barbuda on July 4 at the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting in 2008.
Th e Open Campus is an amalgamation of the previous Office of the Board for Non-Campus Countries & Distance Education (BNNCDE), the School of Continuing Studies (SCS), the UWI Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC), and the Tertiary Level Institutions Unit (TLIU).
The Campus, which has nearly 50 physical site locations in 17 English-speaking Caribbean countries, offers multi-mode teaching and learning services through virtual and physical site locations across the Caribbean region.
The Open Campus has developed a unique approach in the Caribbean region to enhancing the student experience in innovative continuing and professional education, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education study programmes and courses by distance, blended, online and face-to-face learning modes.
We offer a three-ti ered registration structure to suit particular needs and educational backgrounds. The system allows our students to move and transfer within the entire University system to reach the required standard.
All of our convenient and high-quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional education programmes and courses, have been designed in direct response to meet the changing educational and training needs of the underserved communities across the Caribbean region.
The Open Campus also works closely with our sister UWI Campuses at Cave Hill, Mona and St. Augustine to after many academic options in many key areas for Caribbean and global markets. Read more......Read less