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Space still available for CCMI camp

Space still available for CCMI camp

| 22/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Registration is still open for this summer’s Caribbean Marine Ecology Camp (CMEC) at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI), with a few spaces remaining for any young person interested in the weeklong experience on Little Cayman. Students aged 14-18 are eligible to take part in the camp, which is running from 5-11 […]

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Students wax poetic in competition

Students wax poetic in competition

| 21/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Alia Smith took home top honours in the recent Poetry Slam finals with her poem, “The Art of Getting By.” The Cayman International School student earned a $500 cheque which she will put toward her college fund. Coming in second and third, respectively, were Mohyndra Brown of Cayman Islands Further Education Centre, […]

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New graduates return to work at Water Authority

New graduates return to work at Water Authority

| 20/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two scholarship recipients have completed their education and returned home to work at the Water Authority-Cayman (WAC), with a third young person supported in earning a master’s degree while employed at the company. Chynna Retumban and Kristina Powell have taken up jobs at the departments of water resource and quality control, and […]

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Customs training improves awareness of financial crimes

Customs training improves awareness of financial crimes

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Customs and Border Control (CBC) trained 61 officers to enable them to better track, tackle and deal with specific kinds of financial crimes that they could encounter at entry and exit points of the Cayman Islands. The training sessions were conducted as five, intensive one-day workshops by the CBC training unit, a […]

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Chamber event celebrates mentoring programme

Chamber event celebrates mentoring programme

| 13/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 2019 Mentoring Cayman initiative with a luncheon on Wednesday, 1 May. The six-month programme is a joint partnership with the Ministry of Education, which pairs students with mentors from Chamber member businesses and provides them with careers workshops.

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CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

| 09/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) has launched an annual $5,000 scholarship to support local students interested in pursuing a career in marketing or related fields. CIMPA chair Catherine Healy explained the merit-based scholarship is part of the non-profit organisation’s efforts to shape the future of the marketing profession in the […]

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ICT course aims to expand tech field for women

ICT course aims to expand tech field for women

| 07/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): To help reduce the gender gap in the ICT/digital sector, the Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) has partnered with Cartan Group, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), and Walkers to offer the first course under the Women Code Cayman programme. The idea behind the initiative is to offer women the opportunity to gain qualifications in […]

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Law school offers master’s degree for international students

Law school offers master’s degree for international students

| 06/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): After two years, and with the first graduation under the programme set for later this year, the LLM-Master of Laws in International Finance degree course at Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) is opening fulltime and now available to students from overseas, in addition to Caymanian nationals and local residents. The deadline for […]

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Students gain experience in financial services

Students gain experience in financial services

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme kicked off this month with the first of its in-school workshops, facilitated by financial services industry practitioners. More than 40 high-achieving year 12 Caymanian students from high schools across the islands met the eligibility criteria and were accepted into the 2019 […]

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Nominations open for Cayman’s best educators

Nominations open for Cayman’s best educators

| 22/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Chamber of Commerce has opened nominations for the sixth Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching, which were established in partnership with the Ministry of Education to recognise outstanding public and private educators in the Cayman Islands. “The awards were created to thank those who are helping to improve the lives […]

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