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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) and the Royal House of Mandela sponsored the Second Africa Summit which was organised in Cape Town, South Africa from the 21st to 24th November 2018. The Summit, under the theme: “Peace and Human Development in Africa: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values” was dedicated to Honouring the Legacy of President Nelson Mandela. The Summit is one of a series of events which have been organised this year to commemorate the Nelson Mandela Centennial Celebration…
Event organised by the James R. Mancham Peace and Diplomacy Research Institute, University of Seychelles, held at the Indian High Commission on 17 October 2018. In the third of a series of seminars on changes in the Indian Ocean, the focus this time was on India. Previous events have looked, first, at Somalia, as a broken state now seeking to mend itself after years of factional wars, terrorism and a reputation as a base for piracy and other criminal activities.…
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…
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