On Tuesday 5th July a group of twenty-eight S4 students from Beau Vallon Secondary School were on campus and in the vicinity of Anse Royale, conducting coastal and river fieldwork related to their Geography IGCSE studies. Terence Vel and Indra Persaud led the activities in partnership with two geography teachers from the school.
A talk was organised on 28th June by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), for BSc Environmental science year 3 students who are studying the fisheries science module. The representative, Mr Domingue, spoke about the roles, objectives and mandate of the commission in managing and sustaining the tuna stock in the Indian Ocean region. The talk was followed by the distribution of tokens to all students and staff who attended the talk. Each staff and student received an IOTC T-shirt,…
Amit Achameesing participated in the second COMESA annual research forum from 27th June to 1st July in Nairobi, Kenya. Participants discussed many issues relating to regional integration, including the benefits of importing state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure in order to improve a variety of production processes across different sectors of the Seychelles economy.
Students and staff from ETH Zürich and UniSey began a three-week intensive research programme geared to the understanding of the waste infrastructure system in Seychelles, and to uncover potential opportunities in waste management. The kick-off ceremony was held on 27th June at Anse Royale, followed by the Advisory Board meeting. Ultimately, the team hopes to contribute to solving the ongoing waste problem and finding potential solutions.
13 June 2016
UniSey has set up the ‘Sir James Mancham International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy’ under the expert guidance and experience of Sir James Mancham himself. The mission of the Centre will be to act as an international hub for the study of peace. It will also play an active role in conflict resolution and in the training of diplomats. This initiative will support the university’s drive to develop niche areas of research and course opportunities.