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Balancing sporting events and workplace duties

The Olympics are now over, and the performance of Jamaica's athletes was tremendous. They brought glory to the nation once again. We must acknowledge that our athletes made it to the Olympics because of their work ethic and dedication. We must commend all of them for that - even those who did not live up to our high expectations.

Alrick Campbell | JPS’s new pricing policy is deceptive

How did the Jamaica Public Service Company's (JPS) new pricing policy get the approval of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) after being initially rejected? In its last Tariff Application 2014-2019, the JPS requested that its price cap scheme be changed to a revenue cap on the grounds that it would provide better opportunities for revenue recovery and energy conservation.

UWI lecturer calls for transparent funding framework for tertiary institutions

An economics lecturer at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, is suggesting that the Government adopt a transparent performance-based funding allocation framework to address the inequity in the subventions provided to tertiary institutions.

Virtual Undergraduate Students Welcome

Monday, 30 August 2021 - 1:00pm to 5:15pm

Invest in your future! Attend virtual orientation and academic advising. Download the FSS Virtual Orientation Schedule.

What to expect: Official welcome to the Faculty ● Meet Dean, Deputy Dean, Staff and Student Leaders ● Learn about FSS Governance Structure, Regulations, Resources and Opportunities ● Health, Wellness and Resilience

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The Ministry of Education, Youth & Information through its Tertiary Unit, is now accepting applications for its TERTIARY STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME. Under this programme, a number of scholarships and grants are available to tertiary level students accepted in universities and colleges across the island.

Summer School 2021
New Summer School Course Offering 2021 ECON 3072


New Summer School Course Offering 2021 ECON 2005


Closure Notice


In keeping with the Government of Jamaica guidelines, the Department of Economics Office will be closed to walk-in students and other visitors until further notice.

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