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Mauritius

15 February 2017

National Federation to Help Students with Problems

Student unions at three universities are joining forces to offer help to all students in Mauritius who are experiencing ‘problems’. Read more

 

31 August 2016

The Revival of Polytechnics

As African countries prepared to gain independence in the 1960s, each one started to establish a national university. Mauritius, a small island with a population then of barely three quarters of a million, was no exception. Read more

 

31 July 2016

Technical Education as Viable Path for Skills Acquisition,

Government intends to make of technical education an attractive educational option as we want it to be a viable pathway for the acquisition of skills and competence. Read more

 

15 May 2016

How Universities Can Boost Research Uptake

African institutions can learn from the University of Mauritius’s push to make science visible. Read more

Assessment in Tertiary Education: Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders

Marking for university degrees in Mauritius is done through continuous assessments and through final examinations, which account for an average of 44% and 56% of total marks respectively. Read more

 

30 April 2016

Elaboration of an Action Plan for The Sector’s Strategic Plan

An Action Plan for the Tertiary Education Strategic Plan, commissioned by the Delegation of the European Union to Mauritius, has been elaborated by a team of Consultants. Read more

 

29 February 2016

Professionalised Study Programmes at Tertiary Level

The possibility for the introduction of professionalised study programmes at tertiary level in Mauritius was discussed on during a meeting with the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM – France), at the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) House. Read more

August 2015

More Foreign Students, More Mauritians Study Abroad The number of international students studying in Mauritius increased during 2014 to more than 1,500 from 65 countries, while the number of Mauritians studying abroad also rose, according to the 16th annual Participation in Tertiary Education report. Read more

 

July 2015

Dr Bhavish Jugurnath: “Education is a Key for Economic Development The future of Mauritius will be inextricably linked to its capacity to acquire knowledge and apply new knowledge through a highly trained and specialised workforce, equipped with a range of educational qualifications, experience and commitment. Read more

Prof. Sunjiv Soyjaudah New TEC Director The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has appointed Sunjiv Soyjaudah, Professor of the University of Mauritius (UoM), as the new director. However, it is Education Minister Leela Devi Dookun who will have to give the final approval to confirm the appointment of a lecturer at the head of the regulatory body for higher education. Read more

 

June 2015

Two India-Linked Higher Education Institutions to Close Two private higher education institutions in Mauritius, both with Indian links, are to close. The Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (Mauritius Branch Campus), or EIILM, will shut in December 2015 and the Amity Institute of Higher Education in June 2016, according to press reports. Read more

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards: Hard Working College Students Rewarded The 9th edition of the outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards was celebrated yesterday at the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate. 80 Mauritian students including those who have come out Top in the World, top in Mauritius and who have achieved outstanding grades in the November 2014 Examinations were rewarded. Read more

 

March 2015

International Culture Day at Middlesex University The Middlesex International Students’ Association of Mauritius (MISAM) held its fourth International Cultural Day on Saturday 28 February 2015 at the Municipality of Quatre Bornes. Read more

Aberystwyth University Comes to Mauritius Aberystwyth University, featuring in the Top 400 universities worldwide in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, will open its doors in Mauritius in October 2015. Read more

 

FEBRUARY 2015

Studying Abroad: The Cost and the Options Unless a student is entitled to a full scholarship, he/ she will have to arrange for a huge amount to be able to pursue further studies abroad. Read more

Higher Education: The New Revolution In emerging economies, universities are booming: Malaysia and South Africa have added more than 200,000 university places for the young school leavers. Yet the business has changed little since Aristotle taught at the Athenian Lyceum. Read more

 

DECEMBER 2014

Government of Mauritius and Ghana to Step up Collaboration in Fields of Higher Education Collaboration in tertiary education, science, research and technology between Ghana and Mauritius has gone to the next level. Read more

 

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