BCC Extends Deadline For Certificate Course

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s Industry Services Unit has extended the deadline for applications for the certificate course in Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health. Applications will now close on Friday, June 29 and classes will start on Wednesday, July 4. For more information, persons may visit the College’s website or contact the Industry Services Unit at 426-2858, ext. 5296 or the …

BCC Orientation For Students Studying Overseas

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College invites all persons who will be attending university or college overseas for the 2018-2019 academic year to attend its Pre-Departure Orientation 2018. This event will be held on Friday, June 22, in the Counselling & Placement Centre at the Barbados Community College, ‘Eyrie’, Howell’s Cross Road, St. Michael beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sessions cover topics such as Socio-cultural Adjustments, …

BCC’s Portfolio 2018 Now On

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Portfolio 2018 continues tomorrow, Wednesday, April 25, with the Music Portfolio themed: Mode of the Night, at the Frank Collymore Hall, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Presented by the BCC’s Division of Fine Arts, Portfolio showcases students’ exhibitions and performances from the Division’s Associate Degree and Degree programmes. Final year students of 2018, from the Associate …

BCC’s Industry Services Unit Offering Courses

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s Industry Services Unit is offering two certificate courses from Monday, May 14. The programmes are Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health and Introduction to QuickBooks. Registration closes on Friday, May 4. Application forms may be collected from the Office of Student Affairs, the  Registrar’s Office, or downloaded from the BCC website. For more information, persons may …

BCC Looking Towards The Next 50 Years

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

On the cusp of celebrating 50 years of providing tertiary education in Barbados, the Barbados Community College (BCC) is fixing its gaze on the global higher education marketplace. In fact, if Chairman of the Board of Management, Stephen Broome, has his way, the College could become a “second country provider” of higher educational services and programmes to countries in the …

More Males Needed At BCC

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Seventy per cent of the 1,019 students who graduated from the Barbados Community College (BCC) last Saturday evening were females, compared to 30 per cent of males. And, while expressing his concern over the gender disparity, Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, challenged management at the College to come up with creative ways to attract more males …

BCC’s Graduation Ceremony Nov. 4

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, will address over 1,000 graduands who have successfully completed their studies when the Barbados Community College (BCC) holds its 44th graduation ceremony on Saturday, November 4, at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. The ceremony, which starts at 5:00 p.m., is being held under the theme: Sustaining the Quality, …

BCC Hosting CARIFESTA XIII Exhibition

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Community College is currently holding an exhibition to celebrate Barbados’ hosting of CARIFESTA XIII, in its Library, “Eyrie”, Howell’s Cross Road, St. Michael. The exhibition, which is open daily to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., showcases elements of Caribbean culture, including art and craft, food, fashion, literature, theatre, film and dance. The event will close …

Applicants Asked To Submit Qualifications

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Persons who have applied to the Barbados Community College (BCC) as prospective students and have not been interviewed, are asked to submit their original Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) qualifications to the college at Eyrie, Howells Cross Roads, St. Michael. Persons with surnames A to H are asked to submit their documentation tomorrow, Tuesday, August 22, while those with surnames I …