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The Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles (WCS) celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday 12th July 2014 at the University of Seychelles (UniSey) auditorium at the Anse Royale Campus. To commemorate this anniversary the WCS hosted a Wildlife Festival for children, youths and all the families. For the festival Wildlife Clubs from various primary, secondary and some post-secondary schools around the country came to display the activities they have been engaged in and the new knowledge they have acquired about environment. Exhibitions…
The graduation of the third cohort of the Seychelles Young Leaders Programme (SYLP) was held on Friday 27th June 2014 at the auditorium of the University of Seychelles (UniSey) - Anse Royale campus. Present at the graduation ceremony was the Chancellor of the University President James Alix Michel, Vice-President of the Republic Mr Danny Faure, Vice-Chancellor of the University Professor Dennis Hardy, Registrar of the University Mr Michel Denousse, special advisor on Education to the President Dr John Nolan, invited…
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Seychelles (UniSey) - Professor Rolph Payet and the Minister for Education of Gibraltar - His Excellency, Honorable Gilbert Licudi on Thursday 12th June 2014. The signing took place at Professor Rolph Payet’s office at the Ministry of Environment and Energy at the Le Chantier Mall. The principal objective of the MOU was to strengthen the links between UniSey and the Government of Gibraltar through mutual collaboration…
For the last 10 years, Confucius Institutes have become the platform for cultural exchanges and as well as a bridge reinforcing friendship and corporation between China and the world. The Confucius institute was officially launched on Friday 13th June 2014 at the University of Seychelles (UniSey) Theatre. The ceremony saw the unveiling of the Confucius Institute plaque as well as performances by the National Choir and a group of Taiji performers. In his address, Pro-Chancellor of UniSey, Professor Rolph Payet,…
Francesca Abel Francesca Abel is the award recipient for the ABE Level 4 paper Introduction to Quantitative Methods. A statistician by profession, Francesca ventured into the Marketing field to fulfill a lifelong goal of working in the tourism industry. Having completed her primary and secondary education at Anse Boileau secondary school, she went on to study at NYS then the Seychelles Polytechnic for her A levels. She then followed her Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics. We met with Francesca at the…
Friday 14th March 2014 saw the launching of UniSey’s second Strategic Plan, taking the university forward to 2016. True to UniSey’s mission, the plan points to new higher education opportunities for Seychellois. Two new programmes – in Social Work and Community Work – will start in September, very much in line with the national commitment to social renaissance. To support the business community, work is also underway to introduce an MBA that will be attractive for people in full-time employment.…
The University of Seychelles and the Seychelles Investment Board signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday, Thursday 13th March in a short ceremony attended by representatives from both organisations, at the Anse Royale campus. The MoU will strengthen partnership between UniSey and the Seychelles Investment Board (SIB) and will permit students access to the Investment Board’s database and benefit from its internship programme as well as links with the business community. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Dennis Hardy held the…
Mrs. Shella Mohideen was appointed as the new Dean to head ‘The Guy Morel Institute ‘,a new Faculty of the University of Seychelles, replacing the School of Business Management. Her appointment takes effect at the start of next month under the new Institute. Mrs. Mohideen previously occupied the position of Director at the School of Advanced Level studies for four years. She was then the Training and Development Manager at the Seychelles Institute of Management for three years, where she…
On Monday 24th February, the University of Seychelles held a Convocation Ceremony in which Professor Dennis Hardy was invested with office of Vice Chancellor of the University. Presiding over the ceremony, was the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Seychelles, Professor Rolph Payet, in the presence of other members of the UniSey council, UniSey management, staff and students as well as other high level dignitaries. The short ceremony was held at the main campus at Anse Royale followed by a reception.…
In its fifth year now, the Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon is an annual event where runners from different background join hands to support environmental causes. This year a number of participants from the University of Seychelles led their support again, gathering at Beau Vallon beach early Sunday morning to begin the race. The marathon is a ten kilometre run organised by the National Sports Council with sponsors from various private companies, where runners either jog or walk the set race course.…
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