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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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Harneys awards scholarship, hosts summer interns

Harneys awards scholarship, hosts summer interns

| 30/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Diana DeMercado has been selected to receive a three-year scholarship to complete a bachelor of laws at Truman Bodden Law School. The award, from Harneys, also includes paid professional experience as an intern at the law firm during school breaks. This summer, she took part in her first internship, working with the […]

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Cayman’s teachers to be celebrated

Cayman’s teachers to be celebrated

| 30/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, will honour public and private sector educators on World Teachers’ Day on Saturday, 5 October at the seventh Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. Launched in 2007, the awards recognise teachers and principals in public […]

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School for coders set to open

School for coders set to open

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s first immersive code academy is opening its doors with its goal to help teach people who want to pursue careers in technology to become programmers, developers and coders. Cayman Code Academy, established by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), is based on a curriculum […]

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Deadline this week for full-time law programme

Deadline this week for full-time law programme

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Students have until Friday, 30 August, to apply for admission to a new full-time LLM Master of Laws and Postgraduate Diploma in International Finance at Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS), after two years of the programme being taught part-time. Applications for the September start of the one-year programme are being accepted from […]

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School supplies donated to 270 children

School supplies donated to 270 children

| 27/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The “Ready, Set, Learn” back-to-school initiative held its second annual event Saturday, 24 August, to give out school supplies ahead of the new academic year. Under the umbrella of The Lloyd Barker Foundation, which also sponsors the Pursuit of Excellence Awards for high schoolers, 30 volunteers handed out supplies to 270 students […]

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Registration opens for fall term at UCCI

Registration opens for fall term at UCCI

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) opened its doors to new students for the fall semester on Friday, 23 August, kicking off a week of orientation and registration activities. Minister of Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly attended Friday’s session and presented ten winning students $250 vouchers to use towards their tuition.

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School award named for local lawyer

School award named for local lawyer

| 26/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Maples Group has sponsored an award established by George Town Primary School in honour of a former student who is now an associate at the law firm. The Alicia Thompson Award, which recognises academic and extra-curricular excellence despite challenging personal circumstance, debuted at the school’s year 6 graduation ceremony in June.

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Law school lecturer presents research in HK

Law school lecturer presents research in HK

| 26/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laura Panades, LLM course leader at the Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS), presented her research on Cayman Islands law at an international conference in Hong Kong, China, held last month. The three-day conference, “Unpacking the Complexity of Regulatory Governance in a Globalising World”, focused on good governance and compliance in complex regulatory […]

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Community group helps kids get ready for school

Community group helps kids get ready for school

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Prospect Red Bay Community Group (PRB), which has taken on area clean-ups, been certified as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and subsequently handed out home alarms to residents, has set its sights on collecting school supplies for neighbourhood kids ahead of the new academic year.

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Summer interns gain legal experience

Summer interns gain legal experience

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 11 Caymanian students have spent the summer interning with law firm Mourant. The internship programme provides hands-on learning opportunities for students interested in a career in the offshore legal industry, enabling them to work alongside lawyers in various departments. The students spent time in funds, finance and commercial litigation, […]

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Prison officer named Chevening Scholar

Prison officer named Chevening Scholar

| 21/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Prison officer Tamekia Young has received a Chevening Scholarship, one of 1,500 people worldwide handpicked for the award. The supervisor in the rehabilitation unit at HMP Northward will be using the scholarship to study for a master of science degree in addiction at King’s College London beginning next month.

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Cayman Academy posts strong CXC results

Cayman Academy posts strong CXC results

| 21/08/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Academy students achieved a 94% pass rate in this year’s Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) examinations. Of the 20 students sitting the exam in 2019, 18 passed seven or more subjects. “This year I am particularly proud of the performance of our students and hardworking teachers in the area of English language […]

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Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

| 20/08/2019 | 4 Comments

On 9 August 2019 an article was published in the local media about three Caymanians receiving a scholarship from Flow. According to the article, “The following day, the students met with the leadership team again for a mix and mingle hour. During this activity, the leadership team evaluated the students to decide which applicants would […]

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Cayman Connection UK celebrates sixth year

Cayman Connection UK celebrates sixth year

| 18/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper last week welcomed more than 100 guests at Government House for the sixth annual Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) reception. The event, held Thursday, 15 August, brings together Caymanian students who are studying in the UK and those who are preparing to go to the UK for the first time.

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Scholarship recipient heading to Southampton University

Scholarship recipient heading to Southampton University

| 14/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Island Heritage Insurance Company has awarded its 2019 Educational Grant to Hugh Dontaye Thomas, who already has an associate’s degree in business administration from the University College of the Cayman Islands, graduating with a GPA of 3.08, and has been accepted at the University of Southampton to study Accounting and Finance.

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