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Teens earn passports to success

Teens earn passports to success

| 06/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at the graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s (NWDA) latest Passport2Success (P2S) cohort. Held on Friday, 1 September, this was the 23rd successful graduation for t [...]

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Immigration staff get management training

Immigration staff get management training

| 30/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands, in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the skills required for effective and ef [...]

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Summer interns gain legal experience

Summer interns gain legal experience

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 16 young Caymanians have spent the summer interning with an offshore law firm in Cayman. The students, depending on their studies, either worked alongside lawyers in areas including funds, finance and commercial litigation, or had the opportunity to work with corporate s [...]

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Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2018/2019. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financia [...]

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HSA summer interns learn about healthcare options

HSA summer interns learn about healthcare options

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) took on 65 interns this summer for a work-study programme to prepare Caymanian students for careers in healthcare. The annual summer programme enables high school students interested in a healthcare career and college students already pursuing re [...]

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Teens learn about sustainability

Teens learn about sustainability

| 15/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The United World Colleges (UWC) Cayman Islands National Committee hosted its second local “short programme” 3-6 August 2017 to engage young people on sustainability issues. Eight residents, aged 14-16 and representing five different secondary schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman [...]

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Students network with tourism professionals

Students network with tourism professionals

| 09/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry and Department of Tourism recently hosted its annual tourism scholar networking reception, bringing together past, current and new recipients of scholarships. Students and graduates interacted with a variety of tourism partners including the Cayman Islands Tourism Asso [...]

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Grant winner to study political science

Grant winner to study political science

| 03/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Local student Gabriella Castillo has been awarded an educational grant which will help her pursue a political science degree in a Canadian university starting in the fall. The US$5,000 award marks the inaugural grant under a programme launched by Island Heritage and announced last [...]

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Immigration hosts summer interns

Immigration hosts summer interns

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) has brought on 16 Caymanians, from various high schools and colleges, as part of the government’s summer internship programme. This annual opportunity allows the interns to gain work experience and awareness of the DOI operations. Acting Chief [...]

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Cayman Connection UK celebrates four years

Cayman Connection UK celebrates four years

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Helen Kilpatrick recently hosted more than 60 guests at Government House for the fourth annual Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) reception. The event, held Thursday, 22 July, brings together Caymanian students who are studying in the UK and those who are preparing to go to there [...]

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Students honoured for academics and service

Students honoured for academics and service

| 21/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Pursuit of Excellence awards have been presented to two high school students in recognition of their academic achievements, character and community service. Presenting this year’s awards to Camila Pantin from Cayman International School (CIS) and DauJaughn Murra [...]

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Space still available for new law school courses

Space still available for new law school courses

| 19/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Applications are still being accepted to enrol in one of the two new programmes at Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) – the master of laws (LLM) and postgraduate diploma in international finance: law and regulation – set to begin in September. Directed at Caymanian nationa [...]

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Students receive training in violence prevention

Students receive training in violence prevention

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, has been piloting a programme that aims to empower youth with information on topics like violence, gender and sexuality. “It’s Not Your Fault”, a violence-prevention programme from the Canadian Red C [...]

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Scholarship winner to study medicine

Scholarship winner to study medicine

| 13/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Arin Broderick, the 2017 Butterfield Bank Undergraduate Scholarship recipient, will begin her studies at Boston University in January 2018, starting with a special two-year interdisciplinary programme where she will attend classes in both Boston and London, as a foundation to compl [...]

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Cayman Prep donates books to LIFE

Cayman Prep donates books to LIFE

| 06/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Prep and High School students collected more than 1,725 books for LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone). Organised by the Key Club at the high school and led by the primary school student council, students were responsible for promoting this event on campus as well as assisting wi [...]

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