UTT shuts down SAPA campus

Grappling to deal with financial constraints, the University of T&T has now closed down its campus at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA) in San Fernando.

Workers from Electro-sign Ltd were seen removing the UTT signs from the $350 million facility yesterday, built to develop and showcase indigenous cultural talent.

UTT president Sarim Al-Zubaidy did not respond to emails but board member Professor Clement Imbert confirmed the UTT SAPA campus was no more.

Three UTT Guild executives resign

Three of the four executive members of the University of Trinidad and Tobago's (UTT) Student's Guild have tendered their resignation citing a lack of consultation during the institution's restructuring.

Only the Vice-President remains.

The outgoing members say they are learning about their futures through the media and have requested meetings with the school's management from as far back as 2016.

We'll have more on this in tonight's newscast.

UTT chairman: Richards embodied ideals of excellence, dedication & compassion

The chairman of the Board of Governors at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) Professor Kenneth Julien says former president George Maxwell Richards embodied the ideals of excellence, dedication and compassion.

Professor Julien has joined many offering condolences on the passing of the former president.

Education Ministry, OWTU meet to discuss future of UTT

Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia has assured the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) that he will continue to explore all avenues to secure the best outcome for all stakeholders of the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

This comes amidst fears that the UTT will be closed because of a lack of funding.

Huawei sends UTT students to China

From October 31st to November 16th, four students of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) will visit Huawei’s headquarters in China to train in the latest in ICT.

The Fortune 500 company says it aims to share knowledge and expertise with the next generation of ICT and telecoms students and develop the top talent in T&T to ready them for the digital transformation.