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Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute have extended their congratulations to Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by the Governor as an independent senator. A spokesperson said, “The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute, is delighted to publicly congratulate Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by His Excellency the... Read more of this article

Saltus Grammar Students Get Top Awards

Saltus Grammar Students Get Top Awards

Four Saltus Grammar School students have won top awards from a US based examinations board. Alexandra Barnes, Christian Oatley, Casey Schuler and Megan Zimmerer were all awarded National AP Scholar and AP Scholar with Distinction. The awards come after 78 percent of Saltus students sitting the Advanced Placement examinations of the US College board... Read more of this article

Govt Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Govt Scholarship Award Winners Announced

The Ministry of Education and Workforce Development announced the recipients of this year’s Bermuda Government Scholarships, saying that overall the Bermuda Government “issued scholarships and awards to students valued at a total of $1.1 million.” “This year the Ministry of Education and Workforce Development awarded Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team In World Debate Championships

Bermuda Team In World Debate Championships

The Bermuda Debate Society entered a team into the World Schools Debating Championships, this year held in Bali, Indonesia. Following a competitive selection process, a team comprised of Megan Sutcliffe [18, Bermuda High School graduate], Tyrese Coakley [17, Berkeley Institute], Yasser Baia [17, Berkeley Institute], Sierra Brangman [16, Berkeley Institute],... Read more of this article

Central Constituencies Back To School Fun Day

Central Constituencies Back To School Fun Day

The PLP Central Constituencies is getting set to present the annual Community Back to School Fun Day on Saturday, August 26 from 12.00pm to 4.00pm at Victor Scott Primary School Field. A spokesperson said, “It’s that time of year to get young brains back in to gear. To celebrate the start of the school year, the PLP Central Constituencies are once... Read more of this article

Video: Southampton Students Visit BIOS

Video: Southampton Students Visit BIOS

In June, Dr. Antony Jensen and the University of Southampton marine biology program visited the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] as part of their annual 10-day trip abroad to Bermuda. The University recently shared a short video on social media capturing the students’ experiences living on a working research station and conducting fieldwork... Read more of this article

Seven Students Receive Legal Education Awards

Seven Students Receive Legal Education Awards

Conyers Dill & Pearman has rewarded seven Bermudian students with their annual legal education award, saying that “given the calibre of applications received, the Firm was delighted to increase the number of recipients, which typically includes between two to four students.” “We congratulate this year’s recipients”, said David... Read more of this article

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

BFIS Scholars Lunch With Mentoring Group

The BFIS Mentoring and Alumni Committees hosted current BFIS scholars to lunch in the Chairman’s Suits at Chubb on Friday, August 11th. This annual event gives recently awarded scholars a chance to get to know the ‘BFIS Family’ and establish relationships with industry professionals as well as giving freshman scholars a chance to talk to more... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Ami Zanders, Chan Richardson, Kyle Simmons, Mikayla Wilson, and Shona Maule are the recipients of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council Student Grant Awards, a programme which awards grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to help support Bermudian artists. Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva met with the recipients, saying: “It was such a... Read more of this article

Minister: $300,000 In Additional Aid For College

Minister: $300,000 In Additional Aid For College

[Updated] An additional $300,000 has been provided to Bermuda College to increase financial aid for persons who require financial assistance to achieve their educational goals, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain announced this afternoon [Aug 15].The press conference, with Minister Rabain and Bermuda College President Dr Duranda Greene, has just concluded... Read more of this article

Chevening Scholarship Programme Launches

Chevening Scholarship Programme Launches

Government House has announced that applications for the 2018/2019 Chevening Awards are now open. A Government House spokesperson said, “We are pleased to announce that applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Awards are now open. Applications from Bermuda are encouraged to apply. “Chevening is the UK government’s global leadership programme, offering... Read more of this article

Wild Herbs & Plants To Host Cooking Classes

Wild Herbs & Plants To Host Cooking Classes

Wild Herbs n Plants in Bermuda will be offering Cooking Classes on Sunday, August 20th from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are proud to announce our first Vegan Cooking Class combined with Wild Herbs and Plants you can find growing in Bermuda. These classes will be offered for a limited time and spaces are limited. They will begin on... Read more of this article

Conor Lohan Awarded 2017 KPMG Scholarship

Conor Lohan Awarded 2017 KPMG Scholarship

The Managing Directors of KPMG in Bermuda announced that this year’s KPMG Scholarship has been awarded to Conor Lohan, a graduate of The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and aims to obtain his Chartered Professional Accounting designation upon completion of... Read more of this article