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Ministry Scholarship And Award Recipients

Ministry Scholarship And Award Recipients

The Ministry of Education announced the recipients of 2020 Bermuda Government Scholarships and Awards. A Government spokesperson said, “Each year the Ministry of Education provides scholarships and awards to Bermudian students to pursue a higher education. Last year, the Government announced a new award, the Bermuda College Promise Programme for... Read more of this article

Run To Read Initiative Raises $32,500

Run To Read Initiative Raises $32,500

Run to Read, a charitable initiative via Knowledge Quest and organised by a young Bermudian, encouraged islanders to raise money to support Bermudian students during the pandemic. A total of $16,500 was raised and this sum has now been matched by the Green Family Scholarship fund for a total of $32,500. “The money raised by the July event, created... Read more of this article

Reminder: Public School Closed On Election Day

Reminder: Public School Closed On Election Day

The Commissioner of Education is reminding everyone that all public schools will be closed on Thursday [Oct 1] due to the General Election. The poster says, “Public Advisory from the Commissioner of Education. Please be advised that, due to the General Election on October 1st, all public schools will be closed on that day. Schools will reopen... Read more of this article

Nisha Smith Named 2020 Validus Scholar

Nisha Smith Named 2020 Validus Scholar

Validus Re has announced that Nisha Smith has been named as the 2020 Validus Scholar, while also renewing the scholarship for 2019 winner Halle Teart and awarding additional bursaries to Zahra Wilson and Tamia Place. A spokesperson said, “Validus Re [Validus] an American International Group, Inc. company, today announced the winners of its Validus... Read more of this article

Teachers Rugby Awards $7,500 In Scholarships

Teachers Rugby Awards $7,500 In Scholarships

Teachers Rugby Football Club has awarded a total of $7,500 towards supporting the education of three young club members, with Tyler Kendall, Corrie Cross, and Cerise Woodley the recipients of the scholarship. A spokesperson said, “Teachers Rugby Football Club has awarded a total of $7,500 towards supporting the education of three young club members.... Read more of this article

Government Bursary Awarded To Ania Gilbert

Government Bursary Awarded To Ania Gilbert

The Head of the Public Service, Dr. Derrick Binns recognized this year’s Bermuda Government Bursary Award Recipient Ania Gilbert. Kobe Richardson, Ania Gilbert, Dr. Derrick Binns, Malik Richardson and Doreen Burgess.“Ania is pursuing a Bachelors of Business Administration-Accounting at Mount Saint Vincent University,” a Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Faculty Recruitment Campaign

Bermuda College Faculty Recruitment Campaign

The Bermuda College will be holding a faculty recruitment campaign to “extend its legacy of quality instruction in tertiary education”. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College is undertaking a faculty recruitment campaign to extend its legacy of quality instruction in tertiary education. It is seeking to recruit faculty that not only... Read more of this article

General Election 2020: OBA On Education

General Election 2020: OBA On Education

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] held a press conference this afternoon [Sept 17] to discuss education.Cole Simons remarks: Good day Bermuda, good day teachers, students – and parents. Over and over, we hear on the doorstep that education in Bermuda is the number one priority. Along with the state of the economy – it is. The cornerstone... Read more of this article

Conyers Launches Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship

Conyers Launches Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship

Conyers announced the launch of the Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship, a 6-8 month paid programme to support students who have put their studies on hold as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The Student Gap Year Internship is a 6-8 month paid programme to support high-potential, recent graduates from our local senior schools,... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Back-To-School Procedures

Covid-19: Back-To-School Procedures

With the island’s public schools re-opening amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Commissioner of Education is providing information on the daily screening process and mask-wearing protocol, as well as the procedure to be followed if a student or a staff member is unwell at school.A poster regarding screening from the Ministry of Education... Read more of this article

Bermuda College To Re-Open On Wednesday

Bermuda College To Re-Open On Wednesday

The Bermuda College will re-open tomorrow [Sept 16] for classes and normal operations. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College will re-open tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 for classes and normal operations, as per pre-Paulette conditions. Most classes will be taught online and students without electricity are invited to come to campus, undergo... Read more of this article

Pembroke Parish Council Awards Scholarships

Pembroke Parish Council Awards Scholarships

Nyree Burgess, Daquae Davies, Ayala Doars, and Hailey Wade have all been awarded scholarships by the Pembroke Parish Council. A spokesperson said, “The Pembroke Parish Council recently presented four Pembroke residents with tuition funding towards their studies at Bermuda College.“Nyree Burgess received a full tuition scholarship of $6,000... Read more of this article

Students Recognised For Academic Achievement

Students Recognised For Academic Achievement

Bermuda College recently recognised 40 students who were named to the President’s and Vice President’s Lists for academic achievement with a presentation on campus. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College recently recognised forty students who were named to the President’s and Vice President’s Lists for academic achievement. “An evening... Read more of this article