On August 1, 2000, the University of Belize (UB) was created from a merger of five institutions: the University College of Belize (UCB), the Belize Technical College (BTC), the Belize Teachers’ Training College (BTTC), the Belize School of Nursing (BSN), and the Belize College of Agriculture (BCA).
The University of Belize’s Bookstore is dedicated to supporting academic programs and student life at the University by providing students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community with timely and convenient access to required course materials, school supplies, and official University of Belize merchandise and gifts—all competitively priced. We pride ourselves in delivering excellent customer service and offering convenient store locations and business hours.
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Student Affairs in partnership with the academic faculties facilitates peer tutors in Writing, Mathematics and Accounting. The Faculty of Education and Arts has established Writing Centers at the FEA Campus, Belize City and Belmopan Campus (Library Building) and the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences in Belmopan has established an accounting tutoring program. Students desirous of becoming tutors in these two programs should contact the following faculty members:
The University of Belize does not provide housing to students but assists students in finding accommodations. Students are urged to not sign any housing contracts until they are clear about the lease agreement. Student Affairs personnel are available to help in this regard.
Welcome to the University of Belize Library!!! Feel free to visit us and access our services at your convenience. The staff is ever willing and able to help you to realize your academic goals.
The UB Library is committed to the advancement of knowledge through access to and the management of information that promotes academic excellence and nation building.
The University of Belize Recreation and Sports Department is geared to provide wide participation in intramural activities (for the students), extramural activities (among various faculties of the university) and inter-tertiary or varsity sports activities (representing UB as an elite athlete in national and international sporting events).
Wellness services are provided on all campuses. Currently, Wellness Center personnel includes two counselors and one nurse. One counselor is located at the Belmopan Campus and provides services to both Belmopan and Central Farm students; one counselor is located in Belize City and provides services to both Belize City and Punta Gorda. Currently, there is only one nurse providing services and she is located at the Central Farm Campus providing services to those students. Both counselors keep their offices open a minimum of two days per week open until 7:30 to facilitate part-time students and also take appointments for Saturdays to accommodate students as much as possible.
As part of its Transformational Plan the University of Belize will be seeking accreditation by the year 2022.
THE UNIVERSITY MEETS MY EXPECTATIONS
It’s is really a great school of you are looking for a starting point in science but it is not the best place to continue if you would like to further your studies in science associates and bachelors are the most I recommend master or PhD i recommend you study abroad or continue in a different branch.
My experience here has not been the best. I think the workload is crazy, some lecturers tend to wait last minute to cram a bunch of assessments in the finals week to come up with grades, some lecturers simply download and read slides word for word without further explanation for the majority of their classes and I can go on. We often do an evaluation of lecturers every...
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