26 April 2016
The International Trade Center (ITC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Blue Economy of Seychelles, launched a business survey on Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) on Tuesday 26th April. The aim of the survey was to identify existing obstacles to trade impacting the competitiveness of Seychellois companies on the international market. The consulting services of UniSey, through The Guy Morel Institute, were contracted to lead the project on behalf of the ITC.
25 April 2016
The QA Department organised a workshop on “Working towards becoming a self-regulating University” from Monday 25th to Friday 29th April. The one-week workshop was facilitated by Professor Jethro Newton. The objective of the workshop was geared towards self-empowerment and the focus was on developing a water-tight procedure for the validation and approval of programmes, annual programming and review; major and minor amendments to programmes and periodic reviews. Upon completion of the workshop, the participants – who were staff from the…
25 April 2016
The Department of Blue Economy and BERI organised the UK Project Neptune workshop on Monday 25th April at The Guy Morel Institute. The objectives of the workshop were to identify areas of research collaboration based on Seychelles blue economy research priorities towards the development of a one-year joint pilot project proposal to be submitted for funding to the UK Government.
6 April 2016
The University of Seychelles, in collaboration with the Judicial College of Seychelles, conducted a workshop on Current Issues in Evidence Law facilitated by Adam McCann, on 6th April 2016, 9 am to 3pm at the Palais de Justice. The second workshop on Current Issues in Property Law will be delivered by Dr Sara Migliorini on Wednesday 13th April 2016 at the Palais de Justice. The workshops focus on particular issues in order to identify solutions to common problems and best…
6 April 2016
The University of Seychelles (UniSey) and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday 6th April, 10 am at the British High Commission in Victoria. The purpose of this MoU is for UniSey and SAMS to collaborate in research and education in marine science, including sustainable coastal ecosystem-based management and resource use and related disciplines. View more photos
30 March 2016
An enthusiastic group of A-Level students participated in an open day at UniSey on Wednesday 30th March at the Anse Royale campus. The law lecturer, Adam McCann, highlighted the benefits of studying law at UniSey, and a current law student, Shantana Barbe, complimented this with a discussion about the experiences students will encounter once they begin their studies. View more photos
30 March 2016
Management and leadership skills are equally important in guiding the development and success of any organisation. A 3-day workshop that started on Wednesday 30th March was organised by The Guy Morel Institute to teach HR managers and officers how to manage and lead effectively.
The Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, Mrs Michaëlle Jean, visited the Anse Royale campus on Monday 28th April during her official visit to the Indian Ocean region. Mrs Jean was welcomed by the management, staff and students of the university as she visited the UniSey Laboratory and Library. View more photos
The CEO of Air Seychelles met with a group of students from the School of Advanced Level Studies, Seychelles Business Studies Academy and the University of Seychelles. The CEO gave the students an overview of the company and the various job opportunities available with the national airline. View all photos
21 March 2016
The Australian High Commissioner H.E Ms Susan Coles launched the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Blue Economy Aquaculture Challenge at the University of Seychelles (UniSey). The AU$3 million Blue Economy Aquaculture Challenge was announced by Australia’s Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, during the Indian Ocean Rim Association Council of Ministers Meeting which was held in Padang, Indonesia in October 2015. The focus of the Blue Economy Aquaculture Challenge is on developing Aquaculture technologies and systems that…