December 4, 2023

Cayman: Tertiary Institutions offer alternatives for acceptance amid CXC results delay

From Department of Education Services The Caribbean Examination Council’s (CXC) release of examination results may impact students beginning tertiary or A-level studies in the academic year 2022-23. To mitigate this risk, the following decisions have been taken after consultations with the tertiary institutions in the Cayman Islands: a)    Tertiary institutions have agreed to accept students into […]

Cayman Code Academy welcomes 25 new Cayman based programmers

Cayman Enterprise City in partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands and Code Fellows initiate internationally recognised software development courses Cayman Code Academy (CCA), welcomed 25 individuals who took part in introductory code courses taught by Amanda Iverson, a lead instructor of Code Fellows based in Seattle, Washington. The academy sets out to cultivate passionate skilled coders and deliver […]

This Caribbean born national makes history as the new Master of University College, Oxford, UK

From NAN News Americas, WASHINGTON, Fri. Aug. 9, 2019: A Caribbean national was recently named as the new master of the University College, Oxford, the oldest college of the university in the UK. She is also the first female master and the first black head of an Oxford college. Georgetown, Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, 65, replaces […]

Cayman Islands: UCCI Celebrates International Day of Education

Education Is the Future In recognition of the International Day of Education, UCCI TV sat down with faculty and administrators of the University College of the Cayman Islands to ask them some questions about their views on education. Check out the videos below to learn about the boundless advantages an education provides! Why is education […]

Cayman Islands University College announces new President

Mr. Anthony Ritch, Chair of the Board of Governors of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), is pleased to announce that the Board has appointed Dr. Stacy R. McAfee as the next President of the institution to take office on the 1st of January 2019. “On behalf of the Board of Governors, I […]

UWI Open Campus making mark on Caribbean higher education

By Judith A. Hunter From JIS Story Highlights Described as the best kept secret in Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean, the 10-year-old University of the West Indies Open Campus (UWIOC) has been quietly making an indelible mark on the region’s tertiary-education landscape. Its precursor, the Extra Mural Campus, was established in 1948, the same year […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices   DLP to Visit Cayman Brac Representatives from the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) will visit Cayman Brac on Thursday, 2 August 2018 to assist clients with any issues or disputes. The DLP officials will be available from 9 a.m. to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: From RCIPS Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Cyclist, 26 July Just after 8:30PM yesterday, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Gerrard Smith Avenue, Cayman Brac where it was reported that  there was a […]

University College of the Cayman Islands appoints first VP and Provost

The Board of Governors of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) made history last week when it announced the appointment of the institution’s first Vice President and Provost, Dr. Livingston Smith. Dr. Smith has been with UCCI for eighteen years as a professor of Political Science, History, Sociology, Ethics and Research Methodology. He […]

Cayman Islands University partners in social work programme launch and social sector expo

More than 200 people attended the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) Social Work Programme launch and Social Sector Expo in the campus’s Sir Vassel Johnson Hall. The launch on Wednesday, 28 March 2018, formally announced the commencement of the Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree programme in September 2018. The UCCI will […]