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Battle 4 Atlantis set for November 28

EIGHT teams are expected to participate in the third annual Battle 4 Atlantis, the richest Division I men’s pre-season college basketball tournament, set for November 28-30.

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Lucaya International students honoured

STUDENTS from Lucaya International School (LIS) are getting ready to head to universities across the United States, Europe and Canada after graduating from its International Baccalaureate Diploma programme.

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Battle 4 Atlantis has another loaded field of teams this year

On Friday, November 27, 2015, Syracuse University fought their way to a 74-67 win versus Texas A&M University to secure their title as Champions of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Bahamian tennis players Afrika and Iesha make impression at the HBCU Nationals

BAHAMIAN female tennis players Afrika Smith, competing for the Bethune Cookman Wildcats, and Iesha Shepherd for Jackson State University Tigers, both made an impression at the HBCU National Championships tournament this past week. The HBCU National

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University of the Bahamas ‘respects unions’ rights to free assembly’

IN the aftermath of a protest by the Union of Tertiary Educators of the Bahamas, the University of the Bahamas (UB) has released a statement reiterating unions’ right to free assembly while noting that under the UB Act of 2016, an independent board of trustees has been granted control over “matters involving the rights and responsibilities of the university’s faculty members.”

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BOC official FISU member

THE Bahamas Olympic Committee has been recognised as an official member of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) at a meeting of the FISU governing body in Kazan, Russia, in July.

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University: 'Zero tolerance' for sexual impropriety

The University of The Bahamas has declared it has "zero tolerance" for sexual impropriety after a series of allegations on social media about inappropriate behaviour.

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Links with UWI 'are long and strong'

THE links between the Bahamas and the University of the West Indies are long and strong, according to Sir George Alleyne, the University’s Chancellor. Sir George reflected on his relationship with the Bahamas, saying that he was privileged to have had as a classmate, Cecil Bethel, who was the first Bahamian to attend the University of The West Indies.

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Plans revealed for future of sport at University of the Bahamas

AS the nation celebrated Charter Day for the University of the Bahamas, plans for the future of sport at the institution were also revealed.

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INSIGHT: What a national university means for Bahamians

In the second of a new weekly collaborative series on post-secondary education, Dr Rodney Smith, the president of the College of the Bahamas, looks at a momentous development in increasing the intellectual capital of the nation.

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Roads renamed in honour of university

THE University of the Bahamas (UB) yesterday celebrated the renaming of two major nearby thoroughfares in honour of the country’s tertiary learning institution.

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BBF to host its annual Summer of Thunder Exhibition in August

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation is set to host its annual Summer of Thunder Exhibition beginning August 1 at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Knowles joins list of Bahamian players in Division 1 college baseball in the US

GRAND Bahamian Perez Knowles, following in the footsteps of his older brother, Ali, became the latest Bahamian player to sign to play for a Division 1 university baseball team in the United States.

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SANDALS LAUNCHES ITS OWN UNIVERSITY

By NATARIO McKENZIE Tribune Business Reporter nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net Sandals Resorts International will today launch its fully-accredited international university, with each of its hotel properties serving as a learning institute. Adam Stewart, the r

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Scholarship launched in link with St Mary’s University

SAINT Mary’s University and the Ministry of Education have announced a renewable four-year scholarship aimed at Bahamian grade 12 public high school students.

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Town and gown start university celebrations

THE College of the Bahamas will mark its transition to university this week with numerous activities leading up to its charter day on Thursday.

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Scholarship deal to help high school students

SAINT Mary’s University and the Ministry of Education have announced a renewable four-year scholarship aimed at deserving Bahamian Grade 12 public high school students. It is the only Bahamian scholarship of its type with a Canadian university.

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University students protest against reckless drivers

AFTER a university student was hospitalised following a car accident nearly two weeks ago, some University of the Bahamas students launched a protest against reckless and inattentive drivers yesterday, prompting the university to make a plea to motorists.

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$95m groundbreaking ceremony at university

GOVERNMENT and University of The Bahamas officials broke ground yesterday for a $95m university residence and multi-purpose complex project that they hope will boost the university and surrounding communities.The facility will include a 1,000-bed cap

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Summer success season is getting underway

College-bound students face a great deal of uncertainty about their future because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Who would have thought that in 2020, students would take their graduation photos wearing masks, that graduation ceremonies would be online instead of in-person, and that many of them would be unsure if or when they would be able to go off to college?

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