Education

Queen's College graduates celebrate virtually

June 15, 2020

Queen's College Class of 2020 Valedictorian Nathan Allen speaks to his peers virtually during their graduation on Friday...

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Government signs $4.5 Million worth of contracts for school repairs in Grand Bahama

June 12, 2020

The Government of The Bahamas has committed to some $4.5 Million of construction for major repairs to all 15 schools in Grand Bahama...

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Justification for Hosting The National Examinations
Justification for Hosting The National Examinations

June 09, 2020

During a virtual press conference held on Monday, 8th June, 2020 to discuss the commencement of the National Examinations, Minister of Education, the Honourable Jeffrey L. Lloyd...

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Lloyd defends new exam date says students can opt out if they want
Lloyd defends new exam date says students can opt out if they want

June 09, 2020

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd yesterday doubled down on the government’s decision to hold national exams next month, saying that his ministry has a responsibility to do so in the best interest of students...

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Government gets pushback over plans for July exams
Government gets pushback over plans for July exams

June 08, 2020

Controversy has erupted over the government’s decision to set national exams for next month, with some parents, students and even educators speaking out against it while others believe the exams should go ahead...

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Rooted in the Struggle for Dignity, Justice and Equality

June 03, 2020

The vivid images of protestors in the United States and around the world demonstrating their pain, and outrage over the senseless and horrific loss of black lives are gripping and emotional...

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Govt to introduce back to school VAT holiday
Govt to introduce back to school VAT holiday

May 27, 2020

The government will introduce a back-to-school value-added tax (VAT) holiday ahead of the new school year, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest announced on Wednesday...

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Business Graduates Need to Play Key Role in Rebuilding Economy

May 25, 2020

National development has to be the focus of any distinctive Master of Business Administrative (MBA) degree programme offered by University of The Bahamas (UB), Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Tanya McCartney asserts...

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Heightened Anxiety During COVID-19 Calls for Deeper Focus on Mental Health
Heightened Anxiety During COVID-19 Calls for Deeper Focus on Mental Health

May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a heavy toll on the mental fortitude of people across the globe, causing trauma, stress and anxiety which are just as harmful as the coronavirus itself...

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Canadian College Accepts Credits of BTVI IT Students

May 13, 2020

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) and Athabasca University (AU) have signed an articulation agreement, affording BTVI students who study Information Technology Management a seamless matriculation into the Canadian school...

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MAY 2020: Lupus Awareness Month
MAY 2020: Lupus Awareness Month

May 13, 2020

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune condition that can cause inflammation throughout your body. However, it tends to primarily be a localized condition, so it’s not always systemic.

An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your body’s own immune system is responsible for the inflammation and breakdown of its own cells.

Many people with lupus experience a mild version of it, but it can become severe without proper treatment. Currently, there’s no known cure for lupus, so treatment focuses on easing symptoms and reducing inflammation.

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University of The Bahamas establishes emergency fund for students impacted by COVID-19
University of The Bahamas establishes emergency fund for students impacted by COVID-19

May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused additional challenges for some of the approximately 5,000 students who attend University of The Bahamas (UB), many of whom are scholarship recipients...

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UB Researchers Identify Key Factors To Be Considered in COVID-19 Response

May 11, 2020

Mathematical modelling has played a key role in predicting COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas, giving government officials and health authorities the opportunity for interventions to decrease the trajectory of infections...

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Bahamian Nicholas Johnson is first black valedictorian of Princeton University
Bahamian Nicholas Johnson is first black valedictorian of Princeton University

May 11, 2020

Bahamian Nicholas Johnson, 22, has made history by becoming the first black valedictorian of Princeton University in its 274 years of existence...

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UB Mingoes Student-Athletes Still Cautiously Optimistic
UB Mingoes Student-Athletes Still Cautiously Optimistic

May 04, 2020

Like the rest of the world, University of The Bahamas (UB) Mingoes student-athletes have had to balance disappointment with distancing in this COVID-19 environment, withdrawing from the very interactions that have been pivotal to their growth and success...

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BTVI to Create Online and Distance Education Centre

April 29, 2020

With the critical need to develop and deliver training throughout The Bahamas to address a growing global demand for technically skilled employees across the economy, President of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson, announced the creation of the Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE)...

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Extended Undergraduate Admissions Period
Extended Undergraduate Admissions Period

April 27, 2020

University of The Bahamas (UB) continues to evolve during this unprecedented crisis. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the institution has been listening to the concerns of the University community and the wider public...

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Admissions Policy for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
Admissions Policy for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

April 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education has closed all schools and suspended all national examinations throughout The Bahamas until further notice. This has implications for students wishing to be admitted to University of The Bahamas (UB) for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 on the basis of their BGCSE results...

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Admissions Policy Amendment for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

April 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, pandemic, the Ministry of Education has closed all schools and suspended all national examinations...

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Research Forum Examine Long-Term Strategies to Make Economy More Resilient

April 22, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has refocused attention on the need to diversify The Bahamas’ economy as a critical pillar of sustainability. The pandemic’s crippling impact on the tourism sector was the focus of a recent research discussion at University of The Bahamas (UB)...

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