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Ciara Rego Awarded $20,000 KPMG Scholarship

Ciara Rego Awarded $20,000 KPMG Scholarship

This year’s KPMG scholarship has been awarded to Ciara Rego, a 2014 graduate of Mount Saint Agnes Academy who is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at St. Leo University in the U.S.A. Ms Rego’s future goal is to obtain her Certified Public Accounting designation upon completion of University. The scholarship is awarded by the Managing... Read more of this article

‘Benched’ Design-Build Competition Results

‘Benched’ Design-Build Competition Results

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] today [July 27] announced the winners of “Benched”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. The competition was also supported by co-sponsors, Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB]. The first place winners are BOW: Bench On Wheels [Azra Smith and Kevin Simmons]... Read more of this article

Student Presentations Following BFIS Internships

Student Presentations Following BFIS Internships

On Friday, July 24, this summer’s BFIS Interns gave ‘standing room only’ presentations to over 60 insurance professionals, parents, former interns and BFIS scholars in the training room at KPMG, on their experiences in the insurance markets of Atlanta, Bermuda, Chicago and London. Although the BFIS intern programmes are short, [Bermuda – 3 weeks,... Read more of this article

14 Top Students Receive ABIC Education Awards

14 Top Students Receive ABIC Education Awards

Fourteen top students were awarded scholarships at the 38th annual Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] Education Awards ceremony, held recently at Harbourfront. Recipients of the 2015 ABIC Education Awards included Katherine Arnfield [sponsored by ABIC & anonymous international company], Antonio Bailey [AON & Ariel Re], Ashley... Read more of this article

‘Pro Women Sports School’ Registration Opens

‘Pro Women Sports School’ Registration Opens

Registration for the Bascome Women’s Pro School is set to take place at 6pm today [July 23] at T.N. Tatem Middle School, offering a “balanced school/sports” program for Bermuda’s females. The program poster says, “The Bascome Women’s Pro School is designed for Bermuda’s females for success in the 21st Century... Read more of this article

Students Celebrate Near Perfect Exam Results

Students Celebrate Near Perfect Exam Results

Students Daniel Oatley and Nicholas Pell are celebrating after achieving near perfect examination marks in an incredible nine different subjects. Daniel and Nicholas, students at Saltus Grammar School, averaged a score of 4.67 out of a possible five in their Advanced Placement examinations, one of the largest high-level school examinations in the world. Both... Read more of this article

18-Yr-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis In School

18-Yr-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis In School

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 21], an 18-year-old male pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis with intent to supply in an increased penalty zone — a high school. Devonshire resident Cavin Francis pleaded guilty to being in an increased penalty zone and possessing 8.66 grams of cannabis that was intended for supply, as well as... Read more of this article

Students To Produce Video Games At Camp

Students To Produce Video Games At Camp

In partnership with the Harrisburg University Summer Exploration Camp, the Department of Education has organized a summer Gaming Academy, with the programme designed for high school students interested in video games and the digital arts. Students will be grouped into teams, and each team will design, produce, and market a video game. The Department... Read more of this article

BFIS Provides $445,000 In Scholarship Awards

BFIS Provides $445,000 In Scholarship Awards

On Monday July 20th, the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] awarded $445,000 in scholarship funding to 12 students focused on careers in Bermuda’s insurance sector. This brings the total amount of funding that the Foundation has given out since it was formed in 1996 to $5.5 million – all funded by the insurance industry. BFIS 2015... Read more of this article

2015 Technology Leadership Forum On July 21

2015 Technology Leadership Forum On July 21

On July 21, 2015 the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] will host its annual IT Summer Networking Event at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club from 5:30pm-8:00pm. This annual event is an opportunity for new and existing College/University students to learn about the TLF and its Summer Internship Programme, an initiative designed to prepare students for a career... Read more of this article

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