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.
17 January 2017
The passing of Sir James Mancham, the founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, is a matter of deep regret for his family and nation alike. At the University of Seychelles, we have lost a good friend, a welcome figure on our campuses, and a respected dignitary at official events. Last year the university established the Sir James Mancham International Centre for Peace Studies & Diplomacy. Sir James’s message of peace and reconciliation has never been more timely and, in…
17 January 2017
Prema Micock recently returned to UniSey after pursuing an MSc Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation course in Birmingham, UK. She is the currently working as the Project Development Manager in the Faculty of Business and Sustainable Development at the Anse Royale campus.