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On Tuesday 3rd July, the Indian High Commission donated to UniSey a number of books on the topics of Indian culture, heritage, tourism, and health. The donation came about as a result of the creation of a section in the library for books about India. The Head of Chancery, Mr. Ashwin Bhaskar, and the Indian High Commission Attaché pol for Administration, Mr. Nair, handed over the books to the Executive Council. 

UniSey Roadshow

5 July 2018
A roadshow was organized on Thursday 5th July in and around Victoria as part of the recent marketing campaign. The purpose of this activity was to recruit students and to raise the aspirations of potential students with a view to making UniSey their first choice for higher education. It also aimed to raise the visibility of UniSey by providing information about the various programmes we have on offer. By demonstrating what we do, it is hoped that we can change…
The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) hosted a half-day outreach programme in research, funding and networking on Wednesday 4th July. The aim of this meeting was to get researchers of various backgrounds in Seychelles to learn about and discuss potential ways to serve the region through more coordinated and rigorous research, with the promotion of intellectual dialogue among the participating member states. The meeting was facilitated by the IORA representative from South Africa, Selby Modiba, who is leading the three-member…
A second group of professionals has been trained in Ms Excel. The course started on Wednesday 3rd July, at the ICT Centre, Mont Fleuri, and lasted for four days. The group consisted of participants from the Seychelles Revenue Commission, the Seychelles Land Transport Authority, the Ministry of Family Affairs and the Ministry of Education.
The second TransdisciplinaryCase Study (TdCS)/Interdisciplinary Summer school, a joint activity between ETH Zurich and UniSey in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, was held on Monday 2nd July at Anse Royale. Based on an agreement of collaboration between the two institutions, this joint activity is a regular course of ETH-Td Lab which includes a three-week field activity in Seychelles undertaken by both ETH and UniSey students.
On the afternoon of 18th ,May, 2018, Confucius Institute, together with National Sports Council , hold the first Primary Schools Tai Chi Contest in Judo Stadium at Sports Centre of National Council . Four primary school teams from Anse Royale , Au Cap , Cascade, Plaisance took part in the contest. After competition, Au Cap Primary got the First Prize. This Tai Chi Contest is the demonstration and performance after Taiji sports training in Seychelles primary schools from the end…
Since joining the organisation in 1994 when it was first established, Terence has worked closely with local government authorities to set up clubs in the majority of schools across Seychelles. The clubs now have over 800 members and each of these young people are given the opportunity to learn about ecosystems, native wildlife, and the environment. The award for Terence Vel was presented on Monday 26 March, during a Commonwealth Big Lunch based on the CHOGM 2018 theme “A More…
Dr Justin Valentin has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Seychelles (UniSey) effective from 1st January 2018. Dr Valentin joined UniSey in 2013 and prior to his new post, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Business & Sustainable Development. He has been closely involved in the development of the university during this period and, as well as his Faculty role, he had overall responsibility for the university’s Research and Internationalisation. In the course of…
UniSey has won the prestigious UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development following work conducted by the Environmental Science department and the BSc Environmental Science students for the Whole Earth Exhibition. The UNESCO- Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development rewards outstanding efforts to demonstrate leadership in Education for Sustainable Development globally. The prize, which is funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each winning project. The winners were selected by an…
Following the launch of the groundbreaking scheme by Barclays to fully fund twelve students who were ineligible for an ANHRD scholarsip, for a three-year degree programme at UniSey, the “Barclays 12” project was initiated. . The scholarship recipients will now be monitored, as individuals and as a group, to track their experiences. The project committee comprises the following members and they met for the first time on 3rd October: Pricillina Durbarry (Chair) Dolivette Chang-ko Indra Persaud Christina Esther Linda Robert…
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