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Registration for government schools closes Friday

Registration for government schools closes Friday

| 24/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to government schools for the 2020/2021 school year will close on Friday, 26 June. The Department of Education Services (DES) urges parents/guardians to register their children/wards by 26 June to guarantee them a space at their zoned catchment school.

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Lunch programme feeds kids during lockdown

Lunch programme feeds kids during lockdown

| 02/06/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two charities are trying to make sure that children in the Cayman Islands don’t go hungry during the coronavirus lockdown. Since the schools closed in mid-March, the Homeschool Lunch Program has been providing 465 children from 13 government schools with a healthy meal or supermarket voucher. The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman […]

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Laptop donation for children studying at home

Laptop donation for children studying at home

| 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Among the issues that have come to light during the COVID-19 lockdown is the number of students who lack the basic equipment at home to do their schoolwork, leaving them at a severe educational disadvantage at this time while they have to study remotely. But for a number for them, the donation […]

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UCCI courses meet needs during COVID-19

UCCI courses meet needs during COVID-19

| 20/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Coping with a crisis, learning to use Zoom, holding effective online meetings and making homemade sweet treats are some of the half-dozen classes and workshops that have been added to the schedule of continuing education courses at the University College of the Cayman Islands as a result of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.        

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Changes to external exams due to COVID-19

Changes to external exams due to COVID-19

| 28/03/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Education Services (DES) has announced a number of changes made to external examinations scheduled for this year for secondary-level students. While the City and Guilds examinations currently remain on schedule, examinations previously scheduled by Cambridge, AQA, WJEC and Pearson are all cancelled, as indicated by their respective boards.

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UCCI transitions to online teaching and learning

UCCI transitions to online teaching and learning

| 27/03/2020 | 0 Comments

Monday, 30 March will mark two weeks since the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) transitioned to online teaching and learning as part of the university’s contingency plan to minimise the risk of transmitting COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, to its students, faculty and staff and the greater community.

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Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

Overseas scholarship application deadline approaching

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) invites all eligible Caymanians to submit applications for Overseas Scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic year before the application deadline on Friday, 31 January 2020.

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UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): UWC Cayman Islands, the local national committee of the global educational movement, is seeking applicants for its 2020 selection process, which begins with a written application due Monday, 10 February.

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Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A non-profit organisation that aims to inspire, nurture and empower young women in the Cayman Islands visited the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) on 4 January to learn about tertiary education.

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Law students learn effects of Brexit on Cayman

Law students learn effects of Brexit on Cayman

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Students at the Truman Bodden Law School had the opportunity to learn more about the causes and consequences of the UK’s imminent exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, during a special lecture given by Laura Panades.

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Water Authority scholarships awarded

Water Authority scholarships awarded

| 16/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Water Authority – Cayman has awarded scholarships this year to Alexander Elias and Kaled Giron. The authority’s scholarship, worth up to CI$30,000, is given to suitably qualified Caymanians to obtain an undergraduate academic or technical/vocational degree or diploma in a field of study relevant to the WA’s work, the authority said in […]

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Lighthouse School students pass C&G exams

Lighthouse School students pass C&G exams

| 08/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Six students at the Lighthouse School have sat and passed the Level 1 City and Guild examinations. Ashaunti Bodden, Cruz Evans, Shakia Scott, Trina Greenidge, Callum O’Brien and Dayan Powery each sat English (Reading and Writing) and Mathematics on 18 June 2019, and collectively achieved a total of five merits and two […]

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Students taste careers in finances sector

Students taste careers in finances sector

| 24/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 40 students benefitted this year from participating in Cayman Finance’s Student Education and Work Experience Programme, designed to give them greater insights into the Cayman Islands financial services industry.

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Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

Cayman-based company gives UCCI scholarships

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Five outstanding students at the University College of the Cayman Islands have each been awarded a Abbott Aerospace SEZC Ltd Scholarship, funded by Richard Abbott, a volunteer teacher at the university. The scholarships, worth up to CI$2500, are applied to the students’ college tuition fees. This year’s recipients are Shaniel Brown, Aliyah […]

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Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper officially opened a state-of-the-art multi-media production studio at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC) in West Bay during a recent tour of the facility. The studio, which was fully funded by the Aall Foundation, one of SRC’s longest-standing supporters, will not only benefit the clients at Sunrise but may […]

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PWD training centre to open early 2020

PWD training centre to open early 2020

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Works Department’s dedicated Apprentice Training Facility is scheduled to open at the PWD compound early in 2020, officials have said. The 3,200 sq.ft building will be raised above the car park on columns, which will create a covered, open-air space below. The upper level will consist of an open-plan space […]

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UCCI aims for higher standards

UCCI aims for higher standards

| 19/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands implemented new academic standards at the beginning of this school year focusing on five key areas: learning experience, curriculum, instruction, faculty and quality assurance. The university also has a new strategic focus that includes student centeredness, a well resourced campus and becoming an engine of […]

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ICCI students visit Silicon Valley

ICCI students visit Silicon Valley

| 17/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Eleven students at the International College of the Cayman Islands and two instructors travelled to Silicon Valley in San Francisco, California, and spent eight days meeting with industry leaders from Google, Facebook, Twitter, Colovore, Brave and Stanford University. They also visited the Intel Museum, the Computer History Museum and Tech Interactive Science and Technology […]

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