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Under the SIDS Youth AIMS Hub (SYAH), a youth-led NGO promoting sustainable development through youth-led projects with the support of the British High Commission, have implemented an initiative entitled 'Prosperity and Environment : promoting sustainable development opportunities for youth in the Blue Economy Sector'. The initiative entails a Blue Economy internship geared towards allowing young people to understand and experience the breadth of career opportunities within the Blue Economy sector, as well as inspiring them to take up a career…
As part of the UniSey Centre for Environment and Education program, together with the Save our Seas foundation and the Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles, a marine educational day was organised at the UEEC for wildlife club members on Saturday 10th December. The main aim of the activity was to help students understand their environment and contribute effectively to its conservation. Over 20 enthusiastic WCS members participated in the marine educational activities, most of them knew a lot about the marine…
A delegation of seven UoL representatives visited UniSey last week ,including Dr.Mary Stiasny,the Pro-Vice Chancellor of UoL International Programmes. A series of meetings were organised between the Universities and the delegation was also part of the 2016 Graduation Ceremony.
The department of Health and Social Work invited Mr Kalyan Karunakaran, State Council from the AGs office, as a guest lecturer for one of its modules - Social Work and Mental Health. Mr Karunakaran made a presentation on the Seychelles Mental Health Act to the Social Work/Youth and Community students on Tuesday 29th November at Anse Royale.
As part of the action plan of the GEF/UNEP/UNDP project on implementing an adaptation to climate change in Seychelles (EBA), a workshop was organized to build capacity stakeholders in native plant identification and to enhance the stakeholder’s knowledge in the establishment of a community nursery. The one day workshop was organised on Sunday 20th November at the University of Seychelles Centre for Education and Environment. Over 20 enthusiastic Val den D’or farmers, together with their families and friends, participated in…

Graduation day

7 December 2016
Two graduation ceremonies were held on 1st December at the Anse Royale campus. A total of 289 students graduated with Certificates, Diplomas, Undergraduate and Post Graduate qualifications in the largest ceremonies UniSey has seen so far. Certificate and Diploma students graduated in the morning while Degree students received their parchments in the afternoon. Best performers from each cohort were also rewarded for their hard work and determination. For the first time, the University of Seychelles bestowed Honorary Doctorate Degrees upon…

Graduation day

7 December 2016
Two graduation ceremonies were held on 1st December at the Anse Royale campus. A total of 289 students graduated with Certificates, Diplomas, Undergraduate and Post Graduate qualifications in the largest ceremonies UniSey has seen so far. Certificate and Diploma students graduated in the morning while Degree students received their parchments in the afternoon. Best performers from each cohort were also rewarded for their hard work and determination. For the first time, the University of Seychelles bestowed Honorary Doctorate Degrees upon…
The CEO of the Seychelles Island Foundation, Dr. Frauke Fleischer Dogley, delivered a presentation on “ALDABRA - 30 YEARS OF CONSERVATION SUCCESS “on 5th December in the UCEE lab. The talk revealed once more a strong link between nature conservation, livelihood, and economy, giving as an example the fact that the fish-density in protected areas is significantly higher than elsewhere. 
The Seychelles Ocean Festival replaces the former SUBIOS Festival. The new Ocean Festival embraces the island's Blue Economy and everything that concerns the seas of the Seychelles archipelago. BERI participated in the official opening on Friday 2nd December, the Family Fun Day on Sunday 4th December (along with the UCEE), and the seminar on Financing Sustainable Fishing on 6th December.
On Wednesday 30th November, Mrs Wang Dongxia, the Confucius Institute Director, donated some books to UniSey Library. The short presentation was held in the Confucius classroom in the presence of all the Chinese lecturers and two student representatives. The books, which cover most aspects of the Chinese culture and languages, will surely be of great interest to anyone wishing to learn about China.
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