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USA: No Student Visas For Online Only Courses

USA: No Student Visas For Online Only Courses

The United States has announced changes for student visas, saying that “nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States.” This comes as numerous schools have switched to online only learning in order to maintain social distancing during the... Read more of this article

Scholarships: Roneeyah Jones & Nkosi Edwards

Scholarships: Roneeyah Jones & Nkosi Edwards

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Sigma Xi Omega Chapter has selected Roneeyah Jones from Berkeley Institute and Nkosi Edwards from CedarBridge Academy as candidates to receive education awards for study at Bermuda College. A spokesperson said, “Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Sigma Xi Omega Chapter have selected two outstanding... Read more of this article

July 6: Bermuda College To Re-Open Campus

July 6: Bermuda College To Re-Open Campus

The Bermuda College will re-open their campus on Monday, July 6, to “non-teaching employees and the general public, with a significantly modified environment that prioritises the prevention of Coronavirus spread.” “All staff, visitors and vendors will undergo mandatory temperature checks, be required to wear facial coverings or masks,... Read more of this article

Social Studies Curriculum In Public Schools

Social Studies Curriculum In Public Schools

“Both Bermuda and Global studies has been incorporated into the Social Studies curriculum for our public schools,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, adding that ”we will continue to review, revise and enhance the curriculum so that our students have rich, relevant, rigorous and authentic learning experiences grounded in their... Read more of this article

BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Taiyana Allen

BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Taiyana Allen

BILTIR has awarded a $30,000 scholarship to Taiyana Allen. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] has announced it has awarded a $30,000 scholarship to former CedarBridge Academy student Taiyana Allen. “Taiyana, 21, of Southampton Parish, will use the money to study at Georgia State University... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Deadline

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for the Devonshire Parish Council Fall 2020 scholarship is on Friday, July 10th. A spokesperson said, “The Devonshire Parish Council would like to remind the public that the deadline for their Fall 2020 scholarship is Friday, July 10th, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. “Applicants must be Bermudian... Read more of this article

Video: CedarBridge Graduation Ceremony

Video: CedarBridge Graduation Ceremony

CedarBridge Academy is holding their Graduation Ceremony today [June 30], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 2-hour and 42-minute replay is below Related StoriesCedarBridge Academy Chairman On “Incidents” CedarBridge... Read more of this article

Mychel Jones Awarded Duperreault Fellowship

Mychel Jones Awarded Duperreault Fellowship

The Duperreault Fellowship, an endowment fund that supports the professional development of Bermuda residents working or studying in the field of substance abuse, today announced that Mrs. Mychel Jones has been chosen as the 2020 Duperreault Fellow. Ms. Mychel Jones’ award of $64,000 will fund her studies, over four years, for a Bachelor of Science... Read more of this article

Photos: MSA Graduates Receive House Visits

Photos: MSA Graduates Receive House Visits

Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA] students who make up the graduating class of 2020 recently received visits from the school’s staff members. A spokesperson said, “Thursday, June 25 was the day scheduled for the graduation of the MSA Class of 2020. To commemorate this day, the principal, assistant principals, and some teachers visited the graduates... Read more of this article

Clearwater Middle School Leaving Ceremony

Clearwater Middle School Leaving Ceremony

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain attended the special leaving ceremony for M3 students at Clearwater Middle School. The Government of Bermuda posted the photos online below, saying, “Minister of Education Diallo V. Rabain MP attended a special leaving ceremony for M3 students at Clearwater Middle School. Congratulations students and best wishes... Read more of this article

Video: CedarBridge Academy Awards Ceremony

Video: CedarBridge Academy Awards Ceremony

CedarBridge Academy is holding a virtual ceremony this evening [June 29] to present scholarships and awards to the Class of 2020, with their ceremony being streamed live via the CedarBridge YouTube channel, and you can tune in and watch live below. Related StoriesVideo: CedarBridge Graduation Ceremony CedarBridge Academy Students... Read more of this article

Precious Hayward Awarded Digicel Bursary

Precious Hayward Awarded Digicel Bursary

Digicel Bermuda announced that Berkeley Institute student Precious Hayward has been awarded $3500 and Travel Expense Bursary. A spokesperson said, “Digicel Bermuda announces the recipient of a $3500 and Travel Expense Bursary for Berkeley Institute student Precious Hayward. “Precious exhibits outstanding qualities both personally and scholastically,... Read more of this article

Students Take Part In Virtual Work Experience

Students Take Part In Virtual Work Experience

Saltus students participated in their first Virtual Work Experience which saw the students go through the process of picking a job from a jobs board and then working on their application letter and resume. A spokesperson said, “Every year the Saltus SGY1 students complete a week of Work Experience in the local community. During this time, students... Read more of this article