Career & Education

'I adored studying in Jamaica'

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

November 2 will remain a special day for University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona graduate Akiera Paterson, not only because it is her birthday, but it was also the day on which her dream of studying in Jamaica was culminated with her presenting the valedictory speech for the faculties of... Read More

Mico increases financial aid

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

The Mico University College on Tuesday hosted its annual scholarship awards ceremony where 40 students received financial aid in the amount of $7.6 million. Read More

St Jago wins reparations debate

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Retroactive reparatory justice from Europeans for African enslavement is entirely possible. Read More

EducationUSA college fair 2018

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Representatives from over 40 US colleges and universities were on a two-day recruiting drive in the island on October 22 and 23. Read More

The pursuit of a singing career

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Starting a career in the music industry — where jobs range from the technical to the creative, from business and legal to therapy and coaching — can be daunting, but it can also be as fulfilling, awe-inspiring, profitable, and purpose-driven as any other career choice. It requires... Read More

Return of The Invisible Man

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Anyone over age 50 may remember the television series from the 1960s, The Invisible Man. It's the story of British scientist Peter Brady who, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident and inadvertently turns himself invisible. Eventually, Peter uses the tragic illness... Read More

Gov't seeking partnerships to address soft skills gap

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

THE Government is seeking public-private partnership to close the soft skills gap that exists among the nation's youth. Read More

8 skills STEM classrooms teach for the 21st century

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

STEM classes are much more than a graduation requirement—they teach many of the top skills employers are looking for in their future workforce since they provide a well-rounded worldview, foster a sense of responsibility, and make you a better job candidate in the future and a more... Read More

Ten UWI alumni receive Pelican Awards

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

The Alumni Association of The University of the West Indies (UWIAA) Open Campus on Saturday, October 13, held its second annual Pelican Awards Ceremony and honoured 10 distinguished alumni from five countries across the region who have excelled in their areas of endeavour, and made significant... Read More

Excelsior Community College honours top performers

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Over 200 students of Excelsior Community College who the institution says have distinguished themselves not only in academics, but also in their personal commitments to others and their communities, were honoured at the institution's annual awards ceremony two Thursdays ago. Read More

Canadian college fair on this week

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Twenty-two Canadian universities and colleges will be in Jamaica this week, November 5 to 8, for the annual Study in Canada education fair to offer students, parents and teaching staff the chance to learn about study opportunities in Canada. Read More

The pursuit of a singing career

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

Starting a career in the music industry — where jobs range from the technical to the creative; from business and legal to therapy and coaching — can be daunting, but it can also be as fulfilling, awe-inspiring, profitable, and purpose-driven as any other career choice. It requires... Read More

We must give back to UWI, valedictorian urges

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) alumni have a critical role to play in propelling the university forward and should give back to the institution both financially and in time, Kai Bridgewater 2018 class valedictorian has said. Read More

Jamaican Teas creates career opportunities for the Deaf

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

In a move it says is in keeping with its commitment to workplace diversity and inclusivity, Jamaican Teas Limited has expanded its talent pool by hiring six members of the deaf community. Read More

British Council adds eight schools to social enterprise programme

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

The British Council, on Tuesday, launched phase two of the Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools programme adding eight new schools to the six that took part in the pilot phase earlier this year. Read More



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