Career & Education

Tassan Stewart set on a career in software engineering set on a career in software engineering Tassan Stewart

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

If Tassan Stewart has her way, in the near future computer users in Jamaica and elsewhere will benefit from programmes she has had a hand in building. The 18-year-old software engineering and economics student at The University of the West Indies is big on coding and... Read More

For the love of art For the love of ART

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

To the uninitiated, Mark Hill's paintings could come across as intimidating. After all, they are not your everyday realism fruits-in-a-bowl. Rather, they are bold, vivid, colourful, geometric expressions which draw on influences of African art as well as the cubist... Read More

Profiling the 2018 Chevening Scholarship awardees

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

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CIBC lauded for support of summer programmes

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

As hundreds of children complete summer camps, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has come in for high praise for its financial support and contributions to programmes which were mainly remedial, rehabilitative and educational. Read More

UWI Open Campus to reopen in the Turks

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

The U niversity of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus is partnering with the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) to reestablish a physical presence in the territory with the re-launch of The UWI Open Campus Turks and Caicos. Read More

AQuA Foundation disburses $350,000 in scholarships

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

The transition from primary to high school when the school year starts this week will be made much easier for four students, having received scholarships from Florida-based AQuA Foundation. In addition, four others who are already in high school have accessed renewed... Read More

How to handle first-day jitters

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

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Khalil Walker's CSEC success

BY RACQUEL PORTER Career & Education reporter | Sunday, August, 26 2018    

The average student usually sits eight Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate subjects at the end of fifth form. Read More

'Build your own awesome success'

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Randy McLaren knows a thing or two about success, having built the popular local Bresheh Enterprises brand of bags, so when he told recipients of the 2018 Burger King Scholarships to build their own awesome success this past week, it was coming from a place of... Read More

Reginald Meggo living life unimpaired

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Once you choose hope, anything is possible. That was the thought that reverberated throughout the ballroom of Sandals South Coast as Reginald Meggo stepped forward to collect his Diamond Team Member of the Month award for July. Read More

Credit rating 101

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Knowledge about the credit reporting system is essential, even for young people starting out in their careers, as it will eventually affect future employment and access to credit. Read More

Courts awards 44 scholarships

BY JODI-ANN PATRICK Career & Education writer | Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Forty-four students across the island have this year been awarded scholarships and grants valued over $8 million by Unicomer under its Courts Jamaica brand. Read More

Sagicor awards 75 scholarships

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

 Sagicor Foundation awarded 75 tertiary and secondary scholarships for tuition and fees, books and other related school supplies at a ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Thursday. Read More

Launching Leaders: How to spot the leader-in-hiding

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, August, 26 2018    

It's no mystery that among our nation's biggest challenges is the inability to produce and deploy a consistent cadre of leaders. Effective and inspirational leadership is in high demand for public and private vocations, in the social sphere, and even spiritual affairs. Read More

'I regret going to university'

BY RACQUEL PORTER Career & Education writer | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

The word 'university' traditionally holds more prestige than 'college' among many Caribbean parents. But as some Caribbean students currently studying in Canada recently told the Jamaica Observer, there is an increasing shift towards the latter category given their... Read More


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