September 16, 2021

SHIFTx and The Importance of Design in The New Era − Prof. Paolo Tumminelli

The SHIFTx event is taking place in Berlin. It covers all aspects of mobility, including the energy transition through to smart cities and driverless transport. Paolo Tumminelli is the Professor of Design at University of Cologne and CEO of Goodbrands and is one of the main speakers at the event. He believes that design will […]

The Hamilton Commission: Formula 1 and systemic racism

By Jamie Robertson From VARSITY One month on from the Commission’s publication (13/07), Jamie Robertson questions why the sporting organisation has perpetually failed to address discrimination and lack of diversity by Jamie Robertson Friday August 13 2021, 10:00am Rivalries are one of the most important aspects of a sport’s popularity and success. Aside from obviously helping to motivate […]

NUS Business School’s Fin Tech: Innovation and Transformation in Financial Services programme I Accepting Applications

FinTech: Innovation and Transformation in Financial Services Why should you enrol for this programme?With the help of evolving financial technologies, organisations of all sizes are innovating how they conduct business and manage transactions, as are individuals who rely on this tech in their everyday life. Understanding the modern technologies that have transformed the banking and […]

Soviet Spies A Worldwide Directory, 1940-1988

Expelled Soviet Spies von Peter Polack | ISBN 978-1-4766-8573-1 | Fachbuch online kaufen – Between 1970 and 1986, countries around the world expelled hundreds of Soviet officials and personnel for espionage or other misconduct. One official source puts the number at 672 for the 16-year period, or an average of 42 expulsions per year. […]

Environmental Physicist, Economic and Political Development Specialist and medical professionals among newest UWI Professors

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Wednesday, Friday, August 27, 2021—As the new academic year commences, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce its six newest Professors, including an Environmental Physicist, Economic and Political Development Specialist and four medical professionals. The six were promoted to the regional university’s highest academic […]

Cayman: Education Minister announces new initiatives

Minister for Education, Hon Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, on Monday (23 August), announced the Cayman Islands Government’s decision to provide breakfast, lunch and snacks for students enrolled in all Government Primary Schools starting in the 2021/2022 academic year. “Through this initiative, we will be able to ensure that students have access to regular nutritious food options whilst […]

Cayman: UCCI’s Work-Based Learning Programme continues expansion

The University College of the Cayman Islands is welcoming a host of local businesses on board as it continues to expand a reenergized Work-Based Learning programme. In the past year, partners in the program have provided over $100,000 of support to students engaged in the program.             In the past, UCCI has partnered with numerous […]

How Did da Vinci influence the Art of the Renaissance?

By Oscar Mitchall The world of art, the world that may be intriguing, a bit frightening, and even shocking. It is full of personalities that are not easy to understand. Their works affect individuals and societies wherever they were created. It is something that can be called “the art through ages”.  One of the most […]

UWI receives US$500,000 reparation payment

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Wednesday, August 25, 2021. — The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, in response to the University’s receipt of a US$500,000 reparation payment from UK Philanthropist, Bridget Freeman. On the heels […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean signs on for three more years to support UWI

Bridgetown, Barbados, 25 August 2021 – CIBC FirstCaribbean has officially extended its partnership with The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus with the signing of a memorandum of understanding for three years.   The agreement, which was signed on Tuesday August 17, 2021, is for the period 2021/22 to 2023/24, and will cover […]