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

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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 …

Registration On For Continuing Students

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The Barbados Community College (BCC) has advised all continuing students in the second, third and fourth years that registration will take place from Monday, July 31, to Friday, August 4, between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Students of the Division of Commerce are asked to meet with the Divisional staff in the Liberal Arts Auditorium after registration. See also: READ …

BCC Orientation Session June 29

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

First-timers entering colleges and universities overseas for the upcoming academic year 2017 to 2018, are invited to attend the Barbados Community College’s (BCC) pre-departure orientation on Thursday, June 29. The annual event will take place in the BCC’s Counselling and Placement Centre from 9:30 a.m. A key aim of the orientation is to assist persons in making the transition to …

BCC Online Courses Start June 12

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Barbados Community College (BCC) will from this year be conducting five courses online from June 12 to July 30, 2017. The short courses, which aim to help students develop new skills, include Dramatic and Documentary Writing, which focuses on improving research and scriptwriting skills; and Survey of African Art Culture, which seeks to enrich creativity and knowledge. Other courses …

CXC Written Exams At BCC June 1-5

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that all Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) written examinations (CSEC and CAPE) to be taken during the period June 1 to 15, 2017, by private candidates, will now be held at the Barbados Community College (BCC). However, students have been advised that all dates and times listed on their timetable remain …