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Pembroke Rotary Club Holds Student IT Quiz

Pembroke Rotary Club Holds Student IT Quiz

The Pembroke Rotary Club sponsored a Student IT Quiz to play its part in developing the IT skills of Bermuda’s young people and exposing them to the opportunities available in Fintech and other fields as the country moves onto the global blockchain stage. The IT Quiz was held on the evening of 3rd May, 2018 at the Mount Saint Agnes Academy. The Quiz... Read more of this article

BHS Holds Third Annual Graduation Walk

BHS Holds Third Annual Graduation Walk

Bermuda High School’s [BHS] class of 2018 participated in the school’s third annual Graduation Walk today [May 22] ahead of the graduation ceremony to be held this evening. A spokesperson said, “Primary students lined the playground and courtyard areas and cheered and high-fived the graduates to celebrate them on their big day and share... Read more of this article

Mansfield ‘Jim’ Brock Scholarship Established

Mansfield ‘Jim’ Brock Scholarship Established

The Reading Clinic announced that an annual scholarship has been established in the name of Mansfield [“Jim”] Brock, CBE, a trustee of the Clinic. The Mansfield Brock Scholarship of $8,640 per annum has been donated by the Trustees of The Reading Clinic Foundation and will be used to assist with tuition costs for families who require financial assistance. The... Read more of this article

Ascendant To Hold STEM Camp For Students

Ascendant To Hold STEM Camp For Students

Ascendant Group invites 12 – 14 year old students with a passion for STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics] to apply for its annual STEM Camp, which will be held once again this summer. Initially launched in 2013, Ascendant’s STEM Camp is ideal for middle school students looking to develop challenging robotic projects, electronics... Read more of this article

Students Graduate From New England Tech

Students Graduate From New England Tech

The Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain, today [May 21] offered congratulations to the Bermudian students who recently graduated from the New England Institute of Technology [NEIT]. The Department provides funds for students in the amount of $10,000.00 per year. In addition, students attending NEIT receive an additional $7000.00... Read more of this article

BFIS Bermuda Intern Programme Gets Underway

BFIS Bermuda Intern Programme Gets Underway

The annual BFIS Bermuda Summer Intern programme, now in its 17th year, commenced this week for six undergraduate students who will spend the next three weeks [May 21 – June 8] learning about how the Bermuda insurance industry works, the myriad of careers and the different areas of insurance. The students will be visiting 30 insurance, reinsurance... Read more of this article

Premier Speaks At GW University Graduation

Premier Speaks At GW University Graduation

Premier David Burt recently served as the keynote speaker for the graduation ceremony at George Washington University in Washington, D.C, telling the graduates of his alma mater to “stay true to their paths as they make the move from ‘academia to execution’ and apply their new knowledge in their careers.” A report in the school’s... Read more of this article

Photos: MSA Students Raise Money For BZS

Photos: MSA Students Raise Money For BZS

In March of this year, the students of the two Mount Saint Agnes’ grade 3 classes held their “Toad-ally Terrific tag sale”, which was a fundraising event to support the Amphibian Project that is supported by the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS]. After the two-day event, the students were able to raise over $1,300 for the Amphibian Project. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: College Graduation Ceremony

Photos & Video: College Graduation Ceremony

[Updated with photos] After years of hard work and studying, a number of students will celebrate their graduation from the Bermuda College today [May 17] where 124 people – 54% with honours – will receive associate degrees, diplomas or certificates during the Commencement ceremony this afternoon. Bernews will carry a live stream of this afternoon’s... Read more of this article

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarships

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarships

The Southampton Parish Council will offer scholarships for the academic year 2018/19, with the scholarships valued up to a maximum amount of $5,000 each. “Scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants who are pursuing further education through a certificate program, an undergraduate or graduate degree; and whether studying overseas or at... Read more of this article

124 People To Graduate From Bermuda College

124 People To Graduate From Bermuda College

Bermuda College traditionally launches the Island’s graduation event calendar, and this week will be no different, as 124 graduates of the College – 54 percent with honours – will receive associate degrees, diplomas or certificates in Commencement ceremonies at 2pm on Thursday [May 17] on the College field. “Government MP for Devonshire... Read more of this article

Deirdre Collins Named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Deirdre Collins Named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee announced that Ms Deirdre J. Collins has been selected as Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar 2018. “Deirdre is the daughter of Michael and Nancy Collins of St Georges Parish, Bermuda,” their website stated. “Deirdre attended the Bermuda High School until 2009. She then went to St Paul’s... Read more of this article

Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

Photos: School Hosts Multicultural Extravaganza

[Written by Wesley Hall] “Outstanding, Colorful, Vibrant” – These are just a few words used to express the atmosphere inside Clearwater Middle School’s assembly hall on Wednesday, May 9th. Scores of young people, parents, relatives and friends came together to enjoy an evening of fanfare, exhibition, food and live entertainment that... Read more of this article