Dear Students,

Please see below important dates and activities to remember;

  • Semester 2 2019/20 Grades will be published on Abacus on Thursday May 21, 2020
  • Application intake starts May 1st and ends July 31st, 2020 (Application forms could be collected and returned to security booth for those absolutely unable to download from the school’s website (www.ijc.edu.bz) and email application forms to young.marie1976@gmail.com or info@ijc.edu.bz. Please be advised that the administration has agreed to waiver the application fees.
  • Graduation list will be post on May 29, 2020 on Moodle Site and the IJC Facebook page.
  • Graduation diploma collection date will be June 15, 2020 at the IJC office between 10:00am and 3:00pm (Graduation Picture taking in gown and collection of stoles, cap and other tokens. The graduation fees will be cut in half to $120.00)
  • For those concerned with their bills or account, queries can be made by e-mailing info@ijc.edu.bz. or by calling 523-2566 on weekdays between 10:00am and 3:00pm.
  • The Library/Resource Center will be opened for the return of rented texts from May 18th to 22nd, and then again from June 15th to 19th, 2020(10am-3pm). Do your best to return all texts on these days.
  • IF the country’s state of emergency changes, we might have pre-college summer semester for new comers and the tentative date for registration will be July 1, 2020 and the session would run for July 6, 2020 to July 24, 2020
  • Semester 1 Registration for Academic Year August to December 2020-2021 will be held on Wednesday August 5, 2020 and Thursday August 6, 2020 between the hours of 10:00am to 3:30pm
  • Orientation and Parent Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 13th August, 2020 starting at 10:30am
  • School Opens for new comers and returning students on Monday August 17, 2020 (be advised that registration and tuition fees will be deferred until the later part of the semester)

Keep in mind that changes may occur to this schedule at any time. Stay safe and COVID-19 FREE!



Greetings from the Independence Junior College Family!

The Faculty, Staff and Administration wishes to welcome you to our young and vibrant institution located in your home; the heart of the Banana Belt. We are honored by your show of confidence in selecting us as your tertiary education provider.

We are committed to excellence. Through the contributions of many stakeholders, we are continuously building a Junior College that will develop well rounded individuals who are academically strong and socially skilled for scholarly pursuits in future educational career or the workforce.

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Students who have interest in pursuing an Associate Degree at IJC may request information and an application form from:

Dean of Admissions
Independence Junior College
Savannah Road, Independence Village
Ph: 523-2566

Students who have attended another recognized tertiary level institution within the last four years may apply for credits to be transferred to Independence Junior College.

All students are expected to participate in an orientation program at the beginning of each school year at Independence Junior College.

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The catalogue introduces our Business and Science programs and details both the General & Professional Core Requirements and possible electives of each major offered at the junior college. Additionally, the course sequences show the period and order in which the student is expected to take his/her required courses, so as to facilitate for a smoother transition from one semester to the next.

To qualify for an Associate Degree, students must satisfactorily complete their General Core, Support Core and Professional Core Requirements.

Students may choose to challenge CMPS 101 and SPAN 102 by sitting a placement exam, whereby they are required to gain a score of 70% or above.

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Independence Junior College opened an evening division on August 27, 2007 with 45 students enrolled and housed temporarily in the Independence High School’s facilities. This was an initiative of the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Administration and Board of Management of Independence High School. Since then, the junior college has almost tripled in size.

Our current offerings include a variety of degrees within our Business and Science programs. These programs were structured to emphasize practical education in an effort to ensure functionality of our students in the varied industrial undertakings in our immediate surroundings.

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