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Apr
01

Op-Ed: Now is the time to get serious about mental health

Everyone is affected by events like Hurricane Dorian and COVD-19. Events this wide-reaching and devastating change our views, our beliefs, and our lives. While not everyone reacts in the same way, we are all impacted in some way whether it be physically, emotionally, financially, or spiritually. We must attend to the mental and emotional aspects […]

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Apr
01

University Research Edge Presentations Resume in Online Platform

30th March 2020   Nassau, THE BAHAMAS — In the midst of a national emergency sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, University of The Bahamas (UB) forged ahead with its research presentations, five days after transitioning to remote operations and announcing that previously scheduled events had been postponed or cancelled. On Friday 20th March, University researchers, […]

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Mar
27

COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Nimble Responses From University of The Bahamas

27th March 2020 Nassau, THE BAHAMAS—With over 1,000 of its courses for Spring 2020 currently being taught online, University of The Bahamas (UB) was forced to kick its remote education into high gear after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in The Bahamas in March 2020. Although the full transition to remote operations, including […]

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Mar
19

Message from the Chairman of the Board of Trustees

19th March 2020     Dear University of The Bahamas Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni, and members of the public at large: We have been witnessing the rapid spread of COVID-19, a novel coronavirus that has drastically affected us on an individual, national and global level.  On Wednesday, 18thMarch, we all listened attentively as Prime Minister […]

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Mar
18

Applying For Incomplete (I) Grades

18th March 2020   Please be advised that the current Policy on Incomplete Grades allows, with date modification, that a student who has a passing grade a ‘C’ grade or higher for coursework up to 13th March, may at the discretion of the instructor, apply for an Incomplete (‘I’) grade effective immediately and until Friday, 17th April 2020. Please note […]

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Mar
16

Academic Affairs Contingencies

16th March 2020   University Community, Please be advised that UB’s transition to online instruction is to facilitate continuity in the delivery of course content. The implementation of other interim measures is also necessary to ensure the fulfilment of academic requirements. Continuity in Teaching At UB-North in Grand Bahama, classes will continue uninterrupted online via Moodle. […]

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Mar
15

STATEMENT from University of The Bahamas – COVID-19 Contingencies, Preventative Measures & Response

15th March 2020   On Sunday, 15th March 2020, health authorities confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in The Bahamas. University of The Bahamas is taking proactive steps and implementing preventive measures in order to protect the health and welfare of faculty, staff, students and members of the public. Therefore, the following contingency measures have been activated. […]

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Mar
13

University students gain insight into the inner workings of The Bahamas’ tourism industry

13th March 2020     Nassau, THE BAHAMAS — Executives in The Bahamas’ hospitality sector shared frank insights into managing workplace stress while delivering premier customer service with University of The Bahamas students recently during Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies Week. Tourism is The Bahamas’ number one industry, accounting for 50 percent of the country’s Gross […]

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