June 20, 2021

Life skills to develop before heading to Uni

Now, studying internationally in a Shanghai international school, let’s say, is surely an experience. But ask anyone who’s been to university about the life skills they gained, and they’ll undoubtedly ramble on ad infinitum. Yet what many people forget to mention are the many skills you need to develop before you even attend your first […]

OECS launches New Climate Change Virtual Engagement Platform

Friday, May 14, 2021 — The OECS Commission has launched a new climate change engagement platform. On 29th April, the Caribbean NDC Finance Initiative (NDCFI) Virtual Engagement Platform (VEP) went live following a virtual ceremony. The VEP provides an online space for knowledge exchange and information-sharing related to the fulfilment of national and regional climate targets and […]

Master Class Sun May 30

Botanic Park Hosts Basic Orchid Care Master Class SOLD OUT Back by popular demand, the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is pleased to announce it is hosting a new Master Class with the Park’s Horticultural Manager, Nick Johnson. The exclusive workshop will feature insightful tips on basic orchid care and includes a guided walk within […]

The UWI congratulates alumna Dr Carla Natalie Barnett on her historic appointment as CARICOM Secretary-General

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Thursday, May 13, 2021. — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) congratulates Dr Carla Natalie Barnett who was announced as the 8th Secretary-General of CARICOM on Tuesday May 11, 2020. The two-time UWI graduate has made history as the first woman to be appointed to the post. […]

The UWI Five Islands Public Advocacy Series jumps into e-Sports

The UWI Five Islands Campus, Antigua and Barbuda. Tuesday, May 11, 2021— With the global gaming industry valued at USD 159 billion in 2020 and expected to grow in 2021, The University of the West Indies, Five Islands Campus will explore the business of e-Sports in the next edition of its Public Advocacy Series. The […]

Cayman: Firefighters complete Revalidation Course

Two cohorts of fire officers successfully completed a course revalidating their aviation-based firefighting credentials last week. Sixteen officers received their revalidation after they completed an exam and a practical exercise following several weeks of training by a visiting instructor, Gary Wright, from the Newcastle International Training Academy. The instructor who is on-island for three months […]

Cayman: Investigation launched into Incident at Clifton Hunter High School

The Department of Education Services (DES) advises that the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has undertaken investigations of an incident involving three Clifton Hunter High School students, who fell ill after allegedly ingesting food that contained an unknown substance. Of those involved, two individuals have already been identified and excluded from the school until the investigation […]

Cayman: UCCI Innovation Tour taken by the Force

Two groups of local entrepreneurs, investors and mentors toured the tech side of Cayman on Tuesday and Thursday, May 4 and 6, getting a close-up view of what the island nation has to offer and what it might bring to the future. The tour participants also got a taste of a galaxy far, far away […]

Women.Code (Cayman) Course starts soon

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) gave a $2,500 cheque as part of its ongoing support of the Women.Code (Cayman) programme on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. The donation, to the not-for-profit tech training provider: Code Cayman, will be used to finance its fifth Women.Code (Cayman) course (Tuesday, 25 May – Tuesday, 29 June 2021). The free […]

Viable ways to improve your IT Department

The world of modern business heavily relies on IT technologies. This is true for literally every industry out there. Wherever you need to compile data, do projections, and process raw input, you’ll need computers.  The task of maintaining such networks belongs to the IT department. Today we’ll show you a few tips on how to […]