Education

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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The Urgency of Taking Climate Action Now
The Urgency of Taking Climate Action Now

April 22, 2020

COVID-19 has upended life as we knew it in The Bahamas. However, as we deal with the widespread impacts of the pandemic, it is critical that we do so in a climate resilient fashion...

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Message from the Marjorie Davis Institute for Special Education
Message from the Marjorie Davis Institute for Special Education

April 21, 2020

The Principal and Staff of the Marjorie Davis Institute for Special Education under the directon of The Ministry of Education, have established several measures to continue the educational process...

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Climate Resilient Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic are Critical for Small Island Developing States
Climate Resilient Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic are Critical for Small Island Developing States

April 17, 2020

“These crises underscore the extreme vulnerability of SIDS and the need for an international response that limits global average warming in line with the Paris Agreement with transformational change that has been supported by science” – Dr. Adelle Thomas...

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Coronavirus: Teachers in Singapore stop using Zoom after 'lewd' incidents

April 10, 2020

Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by its teachers, after a "very serious incident" during a home-based lesson...

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National exams postponed schools to remain closed

April 10, 2020

All national secondary school exams will be postponed until further notice due to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Education...

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Ministry of Education designing platform for internet-deprived and device-challenged students
Ministry of Education designing platform for internet-deprived and device-challenged students

April 08, 2020

The Ministry of Education (MOE) in collaboration with its providers, Aliv and BTC, is designing a platform to allow internet-deprived students, or device-challenged students, to access internet capability, get devices, and alternatively view lessons...

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Ministry of Education makes live broadcasting educational content available for students to continue learning through COVID-19 Pandemic

April 08, 2020

Public school students who do not have a device or internet capability will be able to continue learning although schools are closed due to the corona virus. The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education, in a Communication...

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