Category Archives: Academic News

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona has cut $1 billion in scholarships this year as it grapples with the financial fallout caused by COVID-19

UWI Mona Cuts $1 Billion In Scholarships Amid COVID Crunch

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona has cut $1 billion in scholarships this year as it grapples with the financial fallout caused by COVID-19.

Trinidad & Tobago will reduce the benefits of the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) allocated to secondary school students.

A Closer look at the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) Scholarship Program in Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago will reduce the benefits of the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) allocated to secondary school students.

Education Minister Fayval Williams, says lucrative job opportunities are available in the field of actuarial science, and more students should pursue this field of study.

Education minister encourages more students to pursue studies in actuarial science

Education Minister Fayval Williams, says lucrative job opportunities are available in the field of actuarial science, and more students should pursue this field of study.

FAKE DEGREE ALARM - Fraudsters Sell UWI Bachelor’s For $150,000 Apiece; HEART, CXC Also Impacted

FAKE DEGREE ALARM – Fraudsters Sell UWI Bachelor’s For $150,000 Apiece; HEART, CXC Also Impacted

Fake degree alert! Fraudsters now have both the UWI and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) worried as the job market tightens and the demand for certification increases.

Jamaican students need a permanent SLB fee waiver! All Student loan applications from the Student Loan Bureau of Jamaica should be free of upfront application and processing fees!

We Need Permanent SLB Fee Waivers

Jamaican students need a permanent SLB fee waiver! All Student loan applications from the Student Loan Bureau of Jamaica should be free of upfront application and processing fees!

Positive Jamaica Foundation, NCU Students, Media-thon

PM Holness pledged $750,000 to NCU students affected by COVID-19 via Positive Jamaica Foundation

PM Holness pledged J$750K from Positive Jamaica Foundation to the NCU to fund scholarships and grants for NCU students affected by COVID-19.

CXC, CAPE, CSEC Examination in Jamaica

July 27, 2020 | Day Set for Social Distance CXC Exams to Begin

The CXC, CSEC and CAPE examinations will start on July 27, 2020 for Jamaican students in a social distance setting as announced by the Minister of Education Karl Samuda.

Ronald Jackson

Former CDEMA Head Takes up Major Post in Geneva

Former executive director of Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Ronald Jackson, has been appointed to head the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery for Building Resilience Team in Geneva.

New Fortress Awards $4-million Scholarships to CMU

New Fortress Awards $4-million Scholarships to CMU New Fortress Energy has announced a new partnership with Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), which has seen it award 12 students enrolled across various disciplines with scholarships valued at close to $4 million. The students are Stephen Bennett, Sherwayne Howell and Huntley Rowe from the faculty of Marine Transportation; Christopher

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