University Mauritius

Want An Online College Degree? Google It

Inside Higher Ed reported today that Google GOOG and edX are partnering to offer an open-source MOOC — massively open online course — platform.

17 Sep 2013,

Higher Education: The Mauritian Universities Popular With Indians

It was the Indians who occupy the most important place in the institutions of higher learning in Mauritius. They are 200 to be enrolled there in 2012.

14 Sep 2013,

Distance Learning : Same Degree, Less Cost

Distance learning was introduced in Mauritius in the 70s. Over the decades, it has gained popularity, with more and more persons opting for distance education. The cost of courses, its flexibility, and ICT have helped in positioning distance learning as an alternative to ‘traditional’ learning.

10 Sep 2013,

Higher Education: The Campus Of Medina On Track

Medina also has its proposed university campus 5-stars. This will be at the entrance of Flic-en-Flac and cost hundreds of millions of rupees. Several institutions have already said yes.

09 Sep 2013,

Saabhir Kasenally (TEC): "We Have Taken Action Against Several Universities"

Many universities do not meet the regulations of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), said Saabhir Kasenally, deputy director of the institution, on the issue of Talk of the Town Radio Plus on Friday. The show, presented by Alwin Sungelee, focused on the situation of higher education in Mauritius.

07 Sep 2013,

University Of Mascarenes: "Wear The Rate Of Admission To Tertiary To 70% In 2015" Insisted Navin Ramgoolam

"There is a correlation between GDP, prosperity and the rate of admission to tertiary," said the PM

05 Sep 2013,

Tertiary Education: Promote Research And Academic Exchange

The Open University of Mauritius and the Open University of Tanzania has recently signed an agreement to establish academic cooperation, after the approval of the Cabinet.

05 Sep 2013,

Higher Education: Five Universities Not Allowed To Operate In Mauritius According To UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) offers a replica of size five Indian universities affiliate operating in Mauritius. These are EIILM, JSS Academy, the Arya Sabha, Global Business and Mauras. "These universities can not run races in Mauritius," says the UGC.

04 Sep 2013,

New University Campus: Calls For Tenders

Tenders for the construction of new university campus in Reduit, Grapefruit and White Mountain were launched on Tuesday. The new campus designed to accommodate a larger number of students in tertiary education.

03 Sep 2013,

Ved Prakash : « Je N'ai Pas Autorisé EIILM à S’implanter A Maurice »

Le président de la University Grants Commission (UGC), instance régulatrice des institutions tertiaires indiennes, a déclaré jeudi au Défi-Plus n'avoir donné aucune autorisation pour la création de l'EIILM University Mauritius Branch Campus.

29 Aug 2013,

Piton Campus: The First Of a Series of Knowledge Parks

Visit the site of what will soon be the Knowledge Park Butte on Friday, August 23. Minister Jeetah visited places while announcing that other parks also emerge.

28 Aug 2013,

Higher Education:The TEC Survey on Banning Indian Universities to Operate in Mauritius

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) wants to know if the Mauritian Indian institutions issuing diplomas are illegal or not. This follows a notice published by his Indian counterpart indicating that no Indian university has been authorized to grant degrees abroad.

24 Aug 2013,

Education: The Weakness of Mauritius Confirmed

The sky darkened a little more about the Mauritian education system. The University of Mauritius (UoM) is ranked 97th out of the top 100 African universities. The UoM is ahead and three tertiary institutions in Africa, namely Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania, Gulu University in Uganda and Vaal University of Technology in South Africa.

06 Aug 2013,

Worrying Situation for Our Graduates

The student population in our institutions is growing fast. In one year, the enrollment rate increased from 44 334 to 45 969. The programs offered by different institutions have also experienced a substantial boom. The latest figures show that the TEC for the year 2012, 772 programs were offered against 660 in 2011. However, a report of the TEC states that despite this growth, graduates come up against enormous difficulties.

30 Jul 2013,

HSC Laureates: No more bonds between them and the country.

This article is an update to what has been written and hugely debated here back in 2009. Many have been able to express themselves on the scholarship topic and the due of the HSC laureates at the end of their studies, financed by the government. And we all know that a considerable number of laureates never came back to Mauritius.

04 Feb 2013, Yashvin, pages of my life

Pharmacy board vs University of Mauritius

To sum up the recent happenings, The University of Mauritius advertised a Bachelor of Pharmarcy (BPharm) course 4 years ago and a few weeks before the end of the first batch's course, the Pharmacy Board of Mauritius announced that they do not approve or recognize such course by the University.

04 Oct 2012, Yashvin, pages of my life

Mauritian students at the London Met University face deportation after visa decision

The licence of a major London-based university to admit Mauritians and other non-EU students has been revoked by Britain’s immigration authorities citing “serious and systemic failings” on the part of the varsity. With the next academic year starting shortly (September), plans of many Mauritian students preparing to travel to study at the London Metropolitan University [...]The post Mauritian students at the London Met University face deportation after visa decision appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

30 Aug 2012, KotZot

Mauritius to offer 54 postgraduate scholarships to Commonwealth students

The Government of Mauritius will offer 54 scholarships to students of Commonwealth countries for postgraduate distance education courses offered by the Open University of Mauritius for the year 2013-2014. The Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology, Dr Rajeshwar Jeetah, made the announcement at the opening of the Commonwealth Post-Secondary and Higher Education Leaders’ [...]The post Mauritius to offer 54 postgraduate scholarships to Commonwealth students appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

28 Aug 2012, KotZot

Partially sighted Mauritian student overcomes challenges to become a law graduate

Beebee Sabinah Peeroo, 44, who is partially sighted has received tributes from her tutors after battling many obstacles to graduate with a commendation from her Graduate Diploma in Law at Middlesex University. Alongside her sight problems, Peeroo is also a single parent of an eight-year-old boy and is currently fighting a custody battle and even [...]The post Partially sighted Mauritian student overcomes challenges to become a law graduate appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

10 Aug 2012, KotZot

Discovery of ‘God Particle’ claimed by Cern scientists

Scientists at conferences in the UK and Switzerland have claimed the discovery of a new sub-atomic particle consistent with that of the elusive Higgs Boson, also known as the ‘God particle’ The particle – which is said to explain how matter attains its mass, thereby providing vital clues to the formation of the universe – [...]The post Discovery of ‘God Particle’ claimed by Cern scientists appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

04 Jul 2012, KotZot

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