138 Student Living Jamaica Limited (138 SL) is a Jamaican company, listed on the Jamaican Stock Exchange (JSE), that provides world-class accommodations at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus. By establishing a public, private partnership agreement with the UWI, 138SL signed a concession agreement with UWI, 138 SL to finance, build and operate student housing and short-term accommodations. The partnership with 138 SL and UWI is a medium to expand opportunities for student to pursue tertiary education in Jamaica, to develop the facilities at UWI as well as to allow investment opportunities to all stakeholders.
The facility is currently being managed by our CEO and his staff whose goal it is to provide a holistic experience for young adults on campus. Additionally, Resident Advisors led by the UWI appointed Student Services and Development Managers provide management support focused on enhancing the experience and growth of residents through social and cultural initiatives.
The company’s Board of Directors, being the body that establish policies, consists of:
Ian Parsard – Chairman
Ivan Carter – Deputy Chairman
138SL had the mandate, through a Concession Agreement with the University of the West Indies, to construct 2,300 rooms over a four-year period.