December 16, 2017

UCCI hosts First Honours Convocation in Cayman Brac

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The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) continues its year of firsts with the Honours Convocation held especially for nine students in Cayman Brac late last month. UCCI Cayman Brac Campus Director Martin Keeley said it was very exciting to have the event on the island for the first time. “I think it helps […]

Pros and cons of Caribbean medical schools

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By Edward Chang From Prospective Doctor It is difficult to gain admissions to a U.S. medical school. In 2012, only 19,517 out of 45,266 applicants were accepted to a single medical school. That means 57% of applicants were not accepted to any medical schools, even though may have applied to more than 20. As a […]

2 Bios of Cayman Islands “Proud of them” youth

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Here are the first 2 of the individual bios from the Proud of Them (PoT) reception held at the George Town Yacht Club on Wednesday, 3 August 2016.   Youth Minister Osbourne Bodden and Education Minister Tara Rivers presented the 12 young people with certificates as well as $500 cash stipends. See also iNews Cayman […]

Cayman Islands MoT spearheads scholarships for Caymanian students with Johnson & Wales University

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The Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce that Caymanians pursuing degrees in tourism and hospitality related subjects can benefit from a new scholarship opportunity offered by Johnson and Wales University. The scholarships, which are merit based and range from US$5,000 to US$15,000, were negotiated with the University by Tourism Minister Hon. Moses Kirkconnell and […]