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BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Imani Smith

BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Imani Smith

The Bermuda International Long Term Insurers & Reinsurers [BILTIR] recently awarded its first scholarship to Bermudian Imani Smith at the Association of Bermuda International Companies Education Awards luncheon. The scholarship award is $30,000 over a two-year period [$15,000 in year one and $15,000 in year two]. The BILTIR said, “Imani will... Read more of this article

Cabinet Approves School Painting Contracts

Cabinet Approves School Painting Contracts

Earlier this month, Cabinet approved several contracts to local businesses for the painting of Bermuda’s public schools. Last week, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier and Minister of Education Wayne Scott toured two of the schools, including Elliot Primary School and Purvis Primary School, where work was well underway. Below is the full... Read more of this article

Conyers To Host Open House For Law Students

Conyers To Host Open House For Law Students

Conyers Dill & Pearman is hosting their annual open house for current and prospective law students on 3 August from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the firm’s Richmond House location. To register for the event, visit conyersdill.com/events. The event is designed to promote the practice of law in Bermuda and provide young Bermudian students with a unique... Read more of this article

BFIS Denim Day Raises $9,500 For Scholarship

BFIS Denim Day Raises $9,500 For Scholarship

The fundraising efforts of the BFIS Alumni Association over the past year have raised enough money to fund a scholarship worth $10,000, which was awarded to Zoe Wright at the BFIS Awards Reception on July 18th. The BFIS said, “Of particular note was the huge success of the Denim Day they organized in May which alone raised almost $9,500! The companies... Read more of this article

Tech Students Connect With IT Professionals

Tech Students Connect With IT Professionals

Technology-minded students had the chance to connect with industry professionals at the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] IT Summer Networking Event held on July 19 at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The event attracted more than 75 people, including current and past TLF Internship Programme participants, high school students and students currently studying... Read more of this article

Video: ABIC Awards Over $500K In Scholarships

Video: ABIC Awards Over $500K In Scholarships

[Updated with photos] The ABIC Education Awards program hosted a lunch and reception today [July 20] to present over $500,000 in scholarships to twenty undergraduate students and one post graduate student. The awards are supported by more than fifty ABIC member companies and a committee of approximately twenty volunteers. This year’s undergraduate... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Joins Students At STEAM  Camp

Photos: Minister Joins Students At STEAM Camp

The Minister of Education Wayne Scott last week visited with the students attending the Department of Education’s summer Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics [STEAM] camp for students Primary 5 through senior school. This year 63 students are enrolled in several programmes including Digibotics gaming academy, AH! Tempo performing... Read more of this article

Video: Student Assists With 1st Aircon Installation

Video: Student Assists With 1st Aircon Installation

Stephon Paynter, a student with Impact Mentoring Academy, has assisted with his first air conditioning installation as a summer student with Air Care. Air Care partnered with Impact to give Stephon the chance for technical training during his summer holidays.And just in his second week, he helped install new air conditioning at the popular café,... Read more of this article

PwC To Host Student Networking Reception

PwC To Host Student Networking Reception

PwC Bermuda will be hosting their annual HeadStart Student Networking reception on Tuesday, July 26 at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. The evening will enable students to connect with PwC associates and partners and learn about the accounting and actuarial opportunities available at PwC. At the networking event students will also... Read more of this article

Scholarships: $293,000 Awarded To 13 Students

Scholarships: $293,000 Awarded To 13 Students

On Monday July 18, the Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies [BFIS] awarded $293,000 in scholarship funding to 13 students focused on careers in Bermuda’s insurance sector. This brings the total amount of funding that the Foundation has awarded over the past 20 years to over $5.8 million – all funded by the insurance industry. The total number... Read more of this article

Businesses Provide Internships For Students

Businesses Provide Internships For Students

The Department of Workforce Development and the Department of Education Career Pathways have partnered with Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] to create a summer internship programme for high school students from The Berkeley Institute and CedarBridge Academy. Nine BILTIR member companies are participating in the summer... Read more of this article

Team Bermuda Debaters Traveling To Stuttgart

Team Bermuda Debaters Traveling To Stuttgart

Team Bermuda debaters are making their way to Stuttgart in advance of the World Schools Debate Championships, set to begin on Thursday, July 21. The team includes Megan Sutcliffe, Bathsheba Jones, Namrata Bisht, and Asha Symons; Megan Sutcliffe is the team captain. Due to visa constraints, Namrata Bisht is not able to travel with the team. The team... Read more of this article

12 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

12 Students Receive BPSU Education Awards

During the BPSU’s 24th Annual Education Awards Ceremony on Thursday, the Education Committee of the Bermuda Public Services Union presented 12 recipients with education awards. Since 1993, the BPSU have been offering scholarships to its members and their dependents for both local and overseas education. This year, six awards of $1,500 were given... Read more of this article