Career & Education

Canada invites Jamaican students to explore 'world of possibilities' at 9th annual education fair

Sunday, November, 3 2019    

The High Commission of Canada in Jamaica will host more than 30 Canadian post-secondary institutions in Jamaica from November 4 to 8, 2019 for its annual Study in Canada education fair. Read More

In Grandpa's footsteps

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Upon returning to Jamaica after completing a BSc specialising in e ngineering e conomics at People's Friendship University of Russia last year August, Dwayne Wellington struggled to find a job in... Read More

The science of learning

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Educators have a justifiable interest in comprehending the mechanisms and nuances of brain development, with particular interest in the process of learning.  After all, education is about promoting and enhancing learning. Read More

City & Guilds accredits Wigton's energy courses

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab, the capacity- building and talent development arm of Wigton Windfarm Limited, has been awarded City & Guild sAssured Status for its four major courses. Read More

Latin resurgence?

Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Latin may be a dead language, but its frequent appearances in popular culture makes one wonder whether there is a real resurgence. Read More

Honey, chocolate, pimento

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Oran Davidson became a bee farmer six years ago while he was in high school at Cornwall College.The lot fell to him when his father passed away, but it was not uncharted territory. Read More

Digicel awards scholarships to tech-savvy university students

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Ten members of Jamaica's next generation of innovators are now pursuing another year of tertiary-level studies, having received scholarships valued at $145,000 each from Digicel. Read More

New Fortress Energy pays tuition for close to 50 students

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

Twenty-two full-time undergraduate students of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Caribbean Maritime University who are predominantly STEM majors have had 50 per cent of their tuition for this school year covered by natural gas infrastructure company New Fortress Energy. Read More

Scholarships aplenty for Cornwall College boys

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

One of the first things that a newly enrolled student at Cornwall College learns is that the first chemistry lab in the secondary school system in the entire Caribbean was constructed at Cornwall College. The new student also learns, within a matter of days, that his school has produced... Read More

UWI climbs to top 4% in world ranking

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

At a media conference hosted at The University of the West Indies (the UWI) Cave Hill campus on Thursday, Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced that the regional university had climbed the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, following its debut last... Read More

Vocabulary builder

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

recherchéadjective [ruh-shair-shey, ruh-shair-shey; French ruh-sher-shey]sought out with care. What is the origin of recherché? Read More

USF commissions multimillion-dollar computer lab at school for deaf

Sunday, October, 20 2019    

The Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf (CCCD) is better equipped to serve its students thanks to a new multimillion-dollar computer lab donated by the Universal Service Fund (USF). Read More

Value added!

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

The 4H Club Girl of the Year 2019 Imani Smith has used her creative background and experience in agriculture to establish a budding business venture in value-added plant-based products. Read More

Scores of college students to square off in NCU debate series

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Students from 11 tertiary institutions are gearing up to square off in Northern Caribbean University's (NCU's) Invitational Debate Series scheduled for National Heroes' Day, October 21 on the university's Mandeville campus. Read More

Seven careers for non-lawyers

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Events of the past week involving the arrest of former Education Minister Ruel Reid and former president of Caribbean Maritime University Dr Fritz Pinnock, among others, have thrust the legal profession into the spotlight for more reason than one. But there's more to this field than just being... Read More



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