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Golden Apple Awards finalists named

Golden Apple Awards finalists named

| 16/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A dozen local and influential educators have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching, and will be recognised for their achievements. The awards – which are run by the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ministr [...]

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Young poets tackle social issues

Young poets tackle social issues

| 11/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Lauren Williams of the University College of the Cayman Islands has won this year’s “Creative Frame of Mind in Love” Poetry Slam finals, which was staged by the New Self-Help Community Foundation to celebrate Child Month. Competing with 11 other young poets live on-air, in an [...]

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Caymanian scholars selected for UWC

Caymanian scholars selected for UWC

| 09/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The United World Colleges (UWC) global educational movement will enrol three more Caymanian students this August, as the local national committee has selected Fenna Madison, Mark Plowright and Juliana Gaspar as its 2018 scholars. Studying for the rigorous International Baccalaureat [...]

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ICCI celebrates 45th graduation

ICCI celebrates 45th graduation

| 08/05/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) last month celebrated its 45th commencement, recognising 20 students who graduated with degrees ranging from associate of science to master of business administration and master of science. Dan Scott, newly appointed head of th [...]

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UCCI dean elected to accreditation board

UCCI dean elected to accreditation board

| 03/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Dr JD Mosley-Matchett, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), has been elected to the board of commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). At its annual c [...]

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Law school moot team competes in Vienna

Law school moot team competes in Vienna

| 03/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The moot team from the Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has recently competed in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. Second-year students Aliana Dodds, Oneka Thompson and Romina Kape took part, accompanied by their coach, Andre [...]

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St Ignatius students prove top investors

St Ignatius students prove top investors

| 03/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two students from St Ignatius Catholic School emerged winners of the ninth annual Saxon Investment Challenge for local high school and college students. The two young investors and first-time entrants into the challenge – Justine Rhule and Kelsi Persad – who operated under the [...]

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Applications open for law school programmes

Applications open for law school programmes

| 26/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) is now accepting applications to join the second intake of students for one of two postgraduate programmes which were introduced in September 2017. The programmes lead to qualifications awarded by the University of Liverpool, UK – the LLM in In [...]

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Brac students show off math talent

Brac students show off math talent

| 22/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Continuing an initiative which began in 2010 by Layman E. Scott Sr High School on Cayman Brac to improve students’ math skills, the school recently held its ninth annual inter-house mathematics quiz, rewarding six young people with iPads for their efforts. A 2010 inspection repor [...]

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Students begin financial services education

Students begin financial services education

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Cayman Finance Student Education and Work Experience Programme launched recently with an orientation event for all of the programme’s stakeholders. Accepted into the 2018 programme were 60 Caymanian students from schools across the Islands, who will participate [...]

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Students score high at maths challenge

Students score high at maths challenge

| 23/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 of Cayman’s secondary school students demonstrated their mathematical ability at the 2018 Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge held 15 and 16 March. The two-day event, now in its sixth year, tests students’ individual knowledge as well as their ability to collabor [...]

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Careers fair set for Brac students

Careers fair set for Brac students

| 21/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Layman Scott High School is hosting a careers fair Friday, 23 March for all secondary school students as well as 40 primary pupils in Cayman Brac. The purpose of the event is for employers to engage with students, provide information and share with them what it takes to be successf [...]

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CEC interns can spend ‘summer in the city’

CEC interns can spend ‘summer in the city’

| 19/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is now accepting applications from young people interested in working there as summer interns. Enterprise Cayman’s “Summer in the City” internship programme, in its sixth year, aims to place about 20 people throughout the CEC Special Economic Zone [...]

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Deadline nears for Golden Apple nominations

Deadline nears for Golden Apple nominations

| 14/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The community has eight days remaining to submit nominations for the relaunched Golden Apple Awards. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is organising the awards, first introduced in 2007 and held until 2013, in partnership with the Ministry of Education to honour public and pri [...]

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UCCI to offer social work degrees

UCCI to offer social work degrees

| 13/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of Social Work Month, the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), in partnership with the Ministry of Community Affairs and Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), is launching several initiatives including a new degree programme. The UCCI social work pr [...]

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