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UTech to open Shared Facilities Building

Thursday, December 07, 2017

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The University of Technology (UTech) will on December 14 officially open its Shared Facilities Building.

The Shared Facilities Building comprises 20 SMART classrooms, three state-of-the-art lecture theatres, sanitary conveniences, computer laboratories, and an amphitheatre.

The new building is one of the major infrastructural outcomes of the UTech Jamaica Enhancement Project facilitated through a loan agreement between the Government of Jamaica and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), with counterpart funding by UTech.

The scope of the project had two main components — institutional strengthening and civil works development.

Senator Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth and Information will deliver the keynote address and declare the Shared Facilities Building officially opened at a special ceremony commencing at 3:00pm.

Other speakers at the opening ceremony will be Professor Stephen Vasciannie, president, UTech, Stephen Lawrence, operations officer, CDB, and Dr Wayne Henry, director general, Planning Institute of Jamaica.