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UCCI lecture on God’s existence

  The University College of the Cayman Islands is hosting a lecture by a visiting United Kingdom university professor that will make the case for the existence of God. The free lecture, slated for Thursday, June 15, is at 6 p.m. at the Sir Vassel Johnson Hall at the UCCI …

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TEDx talk sparks imagination 

Visitors to the third TEDxUCCI speaking event last Friday, June 2 were treated to a set of punchy short speeches from passionate presenters who spoke on a number of topics, each of which, it was clearly evident, was close to their hearts. The conference theme this year was Spark and …

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UCCI opens production studio

The University of the Cayman Islands has established a production studio which will become the hub of its media courses and its internet-based UCCI TV. Speaking at the ribbon cutting ceremony on April 11, UCCI President J.A. Roy Bodden said: “This is one more indication of the determination of the …

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UCCI launches journal

. Citizens of the Cayman Islands should not take judicial independence for granted as the price of freedom is vigilance., said Chief Justice Anthony Smellie. He was among the authors who contributed to the seventh annual Journal of the University College of the Cayman Islands that was presented on April …

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Students flock to Chamber’s careers Expo

  The UCCI hosted the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Careers, Education & Training Expo, which was another great success. Hundreds of youngsters were given the opportunity on March 24 to interact with industry professionals to get an idea of what jobs are available to them in the Cayman Islands and …

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Accountants appoint new council

The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants recently held its Annual General Meeting to elect a new council and announce its plans for 2017. Elected to serve on the CIIPA council this year are David Walker, Simon Conway, James George, Baron Jacob, Craig Smith, Joel Dodson, Mike Mannisto, Francois Lamontagne, …

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New TEDx UCCI event looks to the future

By Lindsey Turnbull With a sharp focus on the environment and why it is so important to conserve it, the second TEDxUCCI conference of the year takes place on Saturday 19 March from 10am to 3pm at the UCCI campus. Entitled ‘Future Vision’, the event will host a number of …

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Tourism Ministry partners with Johnson & Wales on scholarships

The Ministry of Tourism is partnering with Johnson & Wales University to offer scholarships to Caymanian students in a range of tourism-related subjects. The merit-based scholarships which range from US$5,000 to US$15,000 were negotiated with the University by Tourism Minister Hon Moses Kirkconnell and Chief Officer Stran Bodden. In order …

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UCCI professor to launch book on Caymanian identity

Dr Christopher Williams, assistant professor of technical, vocational and continuing education at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) explores what it means to be Caymanian in his first book. His book entitled “Defining the Caymanian Identity” started out in 2006 as his 80,000 word doctoral thesis, which took …

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