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Sep
09

UB Resuming Operations in New Providence

4th September, 2019   All faculty and staff of University of The Bahamas in New Providence are to return to work on Thursday, 5th September 2019.  University operations will resume at the Oakes Field Campus and Grosvenor Close Centre on this date. Classes in New Providence will resume on Friday, 6th September 2019. The University of The Bahamas-North campus in East […]

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Sep
08

Study Abroad Offer of Assistance

8th September 2019 STATEMENT Hurricane Dorian has caused immense devastation in The Bahamas. The University of The Bahamas-North campus in East Grand Bahama, including the Hawksbill Hall residence, sustained severe damage. Like many others in Grand Bahama and Abaco, UB-North students, faculty and staff have tragically lost loved ones and their material possessions. In the […]

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Sep
08

STATEMENT FROM THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS-NORTH

8th September 2019   Serving as Vice President of UB-North has been the greatest honour of my career as an educator. It has been a pleasure serving our students and working each and every day to make their learning journey more exciting, fulfilling and successful.  Our UB-North team was building momentum and crafting a vision […]

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Aug
22

Deltec Initiatives Foundation Establishes Family Island Scholarship at UB

22nd August 2019     Nassau, THE BAHAMAS – The Deltec Initiative for Scholarship & Education has established a scholarship tenable at University of The Bahamas to provide academic financial assistance to young Bahamian students from the Family Islands who possess extraordinary scholastic talent and require financial assistance to enable them to pursue a tertiary […]

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Aug
21

University of The Bahamas Announces Appointment of Ombudsman

University of The Bahamas announces the appointment of Ms. Marisa Mason-Smith as the first Ombudsman for the institution and in The Bahamas. In this role, Ms. Mason-Smith will, through consulting, mediation and negotiation, provide impartial, neutral, and confidential third party assistance to students, faculty, staff and administrators seeking dispute resolution. Reporting to the Board of […]

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Aug
10

UB Provost Leaving to Pursue New Opportunities

9th August 2019     After serving as the first Provost of University of The Bahamas (UB), Dr. Linda A. Davis is leaving the institution to explore new opportunities. Dr. Davis began serving as Provost in October 2016, just before UB’s charter on 10th November of the same year. Her extensive higher education experience includes working within […]

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Aug
01

Buddy Hield Partners with University of The Bahamas

On Monday, 22nd July University President Dr. Rodney D. Smith and Bahamian basketball community builder Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings announced a special partnership to increase sporting capacity and access to education at UB. Prior to this announcement, was the opening ceremony for Buddy’s Elite 24 Basketball Clinic held at the Kendal G. L. […]

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Jul
18

Providing Access to Education for All Bahamians

18th July 2019   Op-Ed by Rodney D. Smith, Ed.D. President and CEO University of The Bahamas     My father died when I was very young leaving my mother to raise four young children all on her own. By the age of 11, just like my older siblings, I too had to find work […]

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