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How to ensure peace and stability in the Western Indian Ocean and prevent threats such as piracy? How might the foreign policy and diplomacy of Seychelles be supported with good training and research? What is the best role for Seychelles as a global intellectual leader in sustainable development for other countries, in particular small island states? These are some of the questions that the University of Seychelles’ newest research centre, named after former President and ambassador for peace, Sir James…
The University of Seychelles is empowered to award Honorary Degrees to members of society who have made an outstanding contribution to the nation. A decision was taken by the University Council in 2016 to initiate a process of annual awards. As a result, later that year the first awards, at the level of Honorary Doctorates, were made to Patrick Victor and Bernard Elizabeth. This notice is to announce the intention of Council to repeat the exercise this year, with the…
Click on the link for more information : The passing away of Sir James Mancham.
UniSey Signs MOU with Nagasaki University, Japan UniSey Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dennis Hardy, joined Nagasaki University President, Professor Shigeru Katamine, in signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions on 29th August 2016. The event took place in Nairobi, on the margins of the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. Both signatories of the MOU were invited to attend a session hosted by Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe and Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, in the presence of other Heads…
Seychellois MSME Operators Benefit from Course Supported by African Development Bank Victoria, Seychelles, August 25th 2016 - Over 20 Seychellois MSME operators from various sectors, are participating in the very first session of the Entrepreneurship Skills Development Course under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Project which is fully funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) through the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA). The capacity building exercise kicked-off on Wednesday morning at the Guy Morel institute, Ma…
It has been brought to our notice that a medical council in India is investigating ‘fake’ degrees awarded by the ‘University of Seychelles’. At no time has the present University of Seychelles awarded medical degrees of any kind. The reference to our university is wholly misplaced. It is believed that the allegations relate, instead, to an institution known as the University of Seychelles American Institute of Medicine, (USAIM), an overseas company that operated in Seychelles from 2000 to 2010. Although…
The University of Seychelles (UniSey) will be organising a prize and certificate presentation ceremony for UniSey student and staff who participated in various academic and social events organised by the University throughout the year. Members of the UniSey Student Union (USSU) will also receive their certificates and prizes for their creativity and enthusiasm during the 2014 Carnival International de Victoria. UniSey wants to show its appreciation and encouragement to the staff and students for continuously promoting and maintaining a divers…
An Evacuation Preparedness Workshop will be organised on Thursday 11th December 2014 at 9 am at the University of Seychelles (UniSey) Anse Royale campus for UniSey staff from the Anse Royale, Ma Joie and Mont Fleuri campus. The workshop will be facilitated by the Red Cross Society of Seychelles with the aim of educating the staff of the three campuses on how to carry out emergency evacuations by following the emergency evacuation procedures.
The University of Seychelles opened its doors to its first students in September 2009. It has the dual vision of becoming a recognised knowledge hub in the Indian Ocean, delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21st century; and being the university of choice for local as well as for international students. There is a current student population of about 500 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a much larger number attending in-service, professional courses. To date, all of these students…
The University of Seychelles in Collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), conducted two short courses validated by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority. The two courses held for 5 days between 5th and 9th May, concentrated on Maritime Crime & Law Enforcement and Maritime Crime & Correctional Administration. This was the second cycle of the course following the first cycle held in January of this year. The two courses have been developed in partnership with UNODC with…
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