Deadline: JUTS Applications 2017


The Jamaica Union of Tertiary Students (JUTS) has been organised at the national level from 1972 by government in its democratisation plan within the education system and the subsequent legitimization of Students’ Council by way of the Education Regulations 1980. The JUTS is a democratic, independent, non-profit, non-sectarian and non-partisan student organisation comprising a confederation of student governing bodies -the students’ councils- in colleges and universities across Jamaica. The JUTS has a mission to represent the tertiary students and the young adult population of Jamaica through promoting and maintaining their educational, social, cultural and general interests.

Application for vacant JUTS positions opens on January 23, 2017 and close on February 28, 2017. Election will be held in March 2017 and Appointments will be conducted in April 2017.





All applicants must:

  1. Be a member (present/past) of the executive body of their School’s Students’ Governing Body
  2. Be endorsed (a nomination moved and seconded) by the General Membership of JUTS, OR
  3. Provide a list of 30 names, signatures, and contact information of tertiary students from three (3) tertiary institutions indicating their support for your nomination. Optional but highly recommended for Interim Applicants.

Kindly Include The Following In Your Application:

  1. Recent passport sized photograph or digital photograph
  2. Signed Student Release Form - (Download from
  3. Signed Student Governing Body Recommendation Form- - (Download from
  4. Signed Nomination Sheet (If Applicable)


  • Applications should be submitted by February 28, 2017 to the Jamaica Union of Tertiary Students, The Youth & Adolescent Policy Division, The Ministry of Education, and Youth & Information: 4-6 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5.
  • Student/Service Release Forms and Student Governing Body Recommendation Forms must be submitted at time application submission.
  • No late applications will be accepted, if mailing will delay the timely submission of your application, then it should be sent via email to [email protected], facsimile 978-2948 or hand delivered.
  • Applications are open to students who will remain within the tertiary education system during their tenure.
  • All applicants will be required to attend training workshops and capacity building sessions prior to and after elections.

For additional information, kindly contact Mr. Mario Jackson via email at [email protected] or by telephone at 876-277-6822 OR Mr. Davey Haughton via email at [email protected] or by telephone at 876-978-7654/618-5183/394-7452. Applications may be sent via facsimile to 876-978-2948. 


Jamaica Union of Tertiary Students Executive Body 2016 2017 Minister Floyd Green