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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 10:43

Official Adoption of Bus Shelters

Two bus shelters located at Anse Royale have been officially adopted this morning in a short ceremony.The bus shelters will be used as a marketing tool and in turn UniSey will also help in the general maintenance of the two bus shelters.In attendance was the Vice-Chancellor of UniSey,the Anse Royale District Administrator,owners of businesses in the vicinity and UniSey staff.As we are in the festive season,the public were entertained with some carols sung by UniSey staff.

 

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 04:29

Intern at the Blue Economy Research Institute

Laura Montanoto is currently undertaking her internship for 2 weeks at the BERI office at the Anse Royale campus. She will be an intern from   5th – 16th December and will learn about what we are doing at UniSey in relation to ‘Prosperity and Environment: promoting sustainable development opportunities for youth in the Blue Economy Sector'

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Under the SIDS Youth AIMS Hub (SYAH), a youth-led NGO promoting sustainable development through youth-led projects with the support of the British High Commission, have implemented an initiative entitled 'Prosperity and Environment : promoting sustainable development opportunities for youth in the Blue Economy Sector'. The initiative entails a Blue Economy internship geared towards allowing young people to understand and experience the breadth of career opportunities within the Blue Economy sector, as well as inspiring them to take up a career in the ocean-based economy. 

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As part of the UniSey Centre for Environment and Education program, together with the Save our Seas foundation and the Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles, a marine educational day was organised at the UEEC for wildlife club members on Saturday  10th  December. The main aim of the activity was to help students understand their environment and contribute effectively to its conservation. Over 20 enthusiastic WCS members participated in the marine educational activities, most of them knew a lot about the marine environment and the type of animals that living in the oceans.

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:12

University of Seychelles delegation visits UniSey

A delegation of seven UoL representatives visited UniSey last week ,including Dr.Mary Stiasny,the Pro-Vice Chancellor of UoL International

Programmes. A series of meetings were organised between the Universities and the delegation was also part of the 2016 Graduation Ceremony.

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The department of Health and Social Work invited Mr Kalyan Karunakaran, State Council from the AGs office, as a guest lecturer for one of its modules -   Social Work and Mental Health. Mr Karunakaran made a presentation on the Seychelles Mental Health Act to the Social Work/Youth and Community students on Tuesday 29th November at Anse Royale.

 

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:10

Val D’en D’or workshop

As part of the action plan of the GEF/UNEP/UNDP project on implementing an adaptation to climate change in Seychelles (EBA), a workshop was organized to build capacity stakeholders in native plant identification and to enhance the stakeholder’s knowledge in the establishment of a community nursery. The one day workshop was organised on Sunday 20th November at the University of Seychelles Centre for Education and Environment. Over 20 enthusiastic Val den D’or farmers, together with their families and friends, participated in the hands-on training workshop.

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:09

Graduation day

Two graduation ceremonies were held on 1st December at the Anse Royale campus. A total of 289 students graduated with Certificates, Diplomas, Undergraduate and Post Graduate qualifications in the largest ceremonies UniSey has seen so far. Certificate and Diploma students graduated in the morning while Degree students received their parchments in the afternoon. Best performers from each cohort were also rewarded for their hard work and determination. For the first time, the University of Seychelles bestowed Honorary Doctorate Degrees upon two distinguished Seychellois for their services to society. In addition,an award in Colleen Morel’s memory waspresented to a deserving graduating student from the Environmental Science programme. Colleen Morel, a well-known environmental educator, passed away from cancer earlier this year.

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:09

Graduation day

Two graduation ceremonies were held on 1st December at the Anse Royale campus. A total of 289 students graduated with Certificates, Diplomas, Undergraduate and Post Graduate qualifications in the largest ceremonies UniSey has seen so far. Certificate and Diploma students graduated in the morning while Degree students received their parchments in the afternoon. Best performers from each cohort were also rewarded for their hard work and determination. For the first time, the University of Seychelles bestowed Honorary Doctorate Degrees upon two distinguished Seychellois for their services to society. In addition,an award in Colleen Morel’s memory waspresented to a deserving graduating student from the Environmental Science programme. Colleen Morel, a well-known environmental educator, passed away from cancer earlier this year.

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Monday, 05 December 2016 04:20

Presentation on Aldabra

The CEO of the Seychelles Island Foundation, Dr. Frauke Fleischer Dogley, delivered a presentation on “ALDABRA - 30 YEARS OF CONSERVATION SUCCESS “on 5th December in the UCEE lab. The talk revealed once more a strong link between nature conservation, livelihood, and economy, giving as an example the fact that the fish-density in protected areas is significantly higher than elsewhere. 

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