Tag: Youth Services Unit

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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Applications open for youth ambassadors

Applications open for youth ambassadors

| 12/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) has opened applications for people interested in becoming Cayman Islands Youth Ambassadors. The YSU is looking for “dynamic and community-minded Caymanian youth” between the ages of 18 and 27, for the programme, whose goal is to prepare young people for present and future leadership roles.

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Youth forum examines use of social media

Youth forum examines use of social media

| 11/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): About 130 people attended a National Youth Forum on Friday, 30 November to discuss “Social Media and Youth”. Organised through the Youth Services Unit (YSU), this marked the third forum held by the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly (CIYA) since 2008. Participants included staff from the Ministry of Youth, under which the YSU […]

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Volunteer options for students showcased

Volunteer options for students showcased

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 700 students from six high schools attended the Cayman Islands’ first-ever Student Volunteer Fair at the John Gray High School Gymnasium on Friday, 22 June. Organised by the Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Education, the fair, designed to fulfil a need by bringing together students with many […]

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Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the organisations, and to give the latter […]

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