8 February 2017
An induction session was held on Wednesday for the 3rd MBA cohort. The programme coordinator, Michael Hall, met with the group of 13 to introduce them to the course and also to welcome them on campus. Classes for the 2017 cohort will begin on 6th February.
3 February 2017
A moot court was organised on Friday 3rd February at the Palais de Justice, Ile du Port. The competitors are given the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned during their course, and this is the second year that the competition has been organised for LLB students. UniSey started offering Law degrees in 2010 and currently there are roughly 50 students enrolled in the LLB programme. The winning team comprised of Kwantema Simara and Yannick Lucas. Congratulations to both of…
3 February 2017
On February 3rd, the Friends of the Museum Club made their way to Anse Royale to celebrate World Wetland Day at the University Centre for Environmental Education. The students enjoyed a fun morning of presentations and games, as well as a visit to the mangrove nursery and wetlands behind the University. The field trip was led by Terence Vel, the Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles Chairperson, and the Wildlife Clubs interns. As well as being an exciting excursion for the students,…
President Danny Faure has set up a Committee to consider and make recommendations on actions that could be taken to honour the memory of the late President James Mancham. The Committee met on Monday 30th January 2017. They made a number of suggestions and reviewed proposals submitted by the general public. The Chairperson of the Committee, Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, met with representatives of the Sir James Mancham International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy, on Thursday 2nd February, to further…
31 January 2017
The Seychelles National Youth Council (SNYC) officially launched its app on 31st January. In collaboration with UniSey, an app will be developed for the SNYC to accomplish the goal of uniting the youth of Seychelles on a common platform. The app will be able to send notifications on various activities happening within or outside the organization. The users of the app will also be able to interact by posting comments and exchanging their ideas on various topics.
30 January 2017
The Sir James Mancham International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy had its first Steering Committee meeting on Monday 30th January, 2pm, at the Guy Morel Institute, Ma Joie. The committee consists of representatives from UniSey and other organisations in Seychelles. The role of the Steering Committee will be to provide guidance and support for the centre. It will take the form of an advisory rather than a management body. President Danny Faure has also set up a committee to…
30 January 2017
The Sir James Mancham International Centre for Peace Studies and Diplomacy had its first Steering Committee meeting on Monday 30th January, 2pm, at the Guy Morel Institute, Ma Joie.
21 January 2017
The Confucius Institute of the University of Seychelles participated in the Chinese Bazaar held on Saturday 21st at the ICCS car park. A variety of items, such as books , magazines, cultural goods, festival celebration items , lanterns, Chinese “FU “characters symbolizing “HAPPINESS”, and other Chinese commodities, were on sale. The activity aimed to educate the public about Chinese New Year and to further the relationship between our two countries. In attendance was the Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture,…
19 January 2017
On Thursday 19th January 2017, the BSc Environmental Science cohort 4 set out for a bird field trip accompanied by Dr. Rocamora at the Jardin du Roi forest on Mahe. The trip, which was part of the “Introduction to Geo Informatics and Field Studies” course, demonstrated various ways of studying the different bird species in Seychelles, and their densities, by using methods such as point counts and transects.