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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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Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Clients from the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SATC) took part in a production of The Sound of Music at the Harquail Theatre Wednesday, 21 June. At the show, artwork by the clients was also on sale in the lobby. Additionally, acting director Kimberley Voaden presented a Sunrise S [...]

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PIN students celebrated at George Town Primary

PIN students celebrated at George Town Primary

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The PIN (Positive Intervention Now) programme celebrated the end of another school year helping George Town Primary students, with a closing ceremony, held Thursday, 15 June, which included parents, sponsors, students, school representatives and volunteers. The event showcases the [...]

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Self-defence class teaches empowerment

Self-defence class teaches empowerment

| 30/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A diverse group of Cayman residents recently participated in a free introductory lesson on self-defence, with the main messages that physical confrontation is the last resort when faced with a potential attacker, people should be aware of their surroundings, and a loud, forceful vo [...]

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UWC hosting camp for teens

UWC hosting camp for teens

| 22/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): United World Colleges (UWC) Cayman Islands is hosting its second summer camp this year, with the goal of providing local teens the opportunity to engage with the UWC’s global mission to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future. The four-day, three-night summer ca [...]

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Governor hosts reception for mentoring programme

Governor hosts reception for mentoring programme

| 07/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 Mentoring Cayman programme concluded 1 June with the students graduating at a reception held at the residence of Governor Helen Kilpatrick, who serves as the patron of the initiative. This year’s group of young people comprised 45 high-achieving, year 11 students from a [...]

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UCCI hosting theology lecture

UCCI hosting theology lecture

| 07/06/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) is hosting a lecture by a visiting UK university professor who will make a case for the existence of God. The free lecture, which is open to the public, is slated for Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 6pm at the Sir Vassel Johnson Hall o [...]

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CEC looking for summer interns

CEC looking for summer interns

| 05/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), has launched its fifth “Summer in the City” annual internship programme, providing work experience for young Caymanians. CEC’s “Enterprise Cayman” initiative, a partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, was established to connec [...]

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Student takes prize for financial knowledge

Student takes prize for financial knowledge

| 02/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A year 10 student from St Ignatius Catholic School recently won an iPad Air 2 as a prize for correctly answering a quiz on the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry at the Chamber of Commerce careers expo. Sarah Harrison was the first randomly selected student to answer all [...]

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Caymanian med students take up fellowships in India

Caymanian med students take up fellowships in India

| 01/06/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four Caymanian college students will soon be on their way to India to begin a month-long fellowship at the Narayana Health facility, founded by Dr Devi Shetty and on which Health City Cayman Islands is modelled. The four students, who leave 3 June and were selected from the highest [...]

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Young artists on display at hotel gallery

Young artists on display at hotel gallery

| 30/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Year six students from government schools across Grand Cayman are exhibiting their artwork created through the Heritage Arts programme, which is part of the curriculum and run by Cayman Traditional Arts (CTA). On display at The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman through 15 A [...]

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