UTT uses the Co-op approach in the delivery of its programmes. The Co-op approach is a structured educational strategy that combines institutional learning with relevant practical experience in the workplace.
Advantages to the Student of the Co-op approach include:
. Gaining valuable work experience
. Personal and professional development
. Refinement of interpersonal skills
. Provision of partial funds for educational costs (paid work experience)
. Establishment of professional contact with employers
. Focus on career direction and options
. Testing of classroom theory in a practical work environment
. Improvement of written and oral communication skills
. Enhancement of academic knowledge
Improvement of employment possibilities upon graduation
The University of Trinidad and Tobago is a multi-campus facility with major campuses located as follows
. O'Meara Campus (Post Graduate and BSc. Programmes) This campus has a gym, laboratories, library, beautifully landscaped courtyards and much more
. Chaguanas Campas. (Professional Programmes) This campus is strategically located in Central Trinidad includes several Corporate and Educational rooms.
. UTT Campus at NAPA POS. This campus is equipped with a dance room, theatres and auditorium.
. Chaguaramas Campus (Maritime Studies) The staff at this campus includes experienced maritime professionals ranging from Captains, Chief Engineers and specialists in various academic fields such as maritime law, social sciences and environmental management.
. San Fernando Campus (Process & Utilities Engineering Technology Certificates, Diplomas and Bachelor of Engineering programmes) This campus contains fully equipped laboratories and facilities.
. Point Lisas Campus (Process & Utilities Engineering Technology Certificates, Diplomas and Bachelor of Engineering programmes) This campus contains fully equipped laboratories and facilities.
. Valsayn Campus and Corinth Campus (Learning , Cognition and Education)
. John S. Donaldson Campus (Fashion, Animation, Information Technology, Process & Utilities Engineering Technology Certificates, Diplomas and Bachelor of Engineering programmes) Nicknamed the Creativity Campus
. The Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (E.C.I.A.F.) Campus (Food Production).
. The Education Campus located at the TLH Building in Scarborough (Marine Archaeology, Information & Communication Technology, High Performance Sports, Fashion, Health Administration)
Construction has commenced on the Tamana InTech Park, Wallerfield, site of the University's Signature Complex and Main Campus (Headquarters, information Technology and other programmes).
All Centres of Study include state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities to support the University's programmes. Laboratories are intended to closely simulate the equipment and materials that graduates will encounter in the workplace.
Experience in such laboratories, facilities and systems, gives the students an advantage upon entry into the workplace.
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