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University of Gibraltar launches ‘Clearing Hotline’

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The University has just launched an online guide and hotline designed to provide information for those hoping to secure a place at university this September. Our seven-step ‘Clearing Guide’ explains the clearing process and outlines the importance of having a backup plan ahead of A-level results day on August 16th. Clearing is a key part of the UCAS university application process as it gives universities a chance to fill any spaces ahead of the academic year. It also represents another chance for those students who either exceeded their predicted grades or didn’t quite get the ones they wanted. The guide highlights…

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University hosts its second PhD Summer School

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The University of Gibraltar hosted its second PhD Summer School last weekend. The two-day event welcomed external speakers and saw our PhD students experience an intense weekend of workshops, seminars and presentations. On Saturday, several workshops on Research Integrity and Research Ethics were led by world-renowned Dr Malcolm MacLean from the University of Gloucestershire. Followed by a lecture on Action Research hosted by Professor Wilfred Carr from the University of Sheffield, and primary supervisor to PhD student Elaine Lima. Our Saturday event culminated in a fun social BBQ to celebrate the end of the academic year. Sunday morning saw our…

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Series Four of Gibraltar History Lectures draws to a close

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The University hosted over 90 attendees on campus today for the last lecture in the current series of the Gibraltar History Lectures. Gibraltar’s Deputy Chief Minister, the Hon. Dr. Joseph Garcia MP delivered a highly factual and topical lecture titled: ‘Gibraltar and the European Union – IN and OUT’, which covered what has at times been a ‘tormented’ relationship with the European Union. Starting with a brief history into the formation of the then ECC Dr Garcia shed light on some of the political and legal changes at EU-level that have directly affected Gibraltar and our neighbouring communities. He detailed...
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The Hon. Dr Joseph Garcia MP closes series four of Gibraltar History Lectures

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Our current series of Gibraltar History Lectures draws to a close this Friday with a talk by the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP. Entitled ‘Gibraltar and the European Union – IN and OUT’, his lecture will bring Gibraltar’s relationship with the EU into focus as we countdown to Brexit in 2019. Friday 29th June 10-11am Europa Point Campus Please join us for tea, coffee and pastries after the lecture. Register via email to chloe.ramos@unigib.edu.gi or call 20071000 ext 808

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Industry placements are the focus of our business degree

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The University will be offering an undergraduate business degree as from September this year. Offered as a part-time or full-time course, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) has been designed with the University’s local Business Key Advisory Group, high-profile academics and industry leaders. Talking about what makes this course stand out, its programme coordinator, Aine Panter said ‘One of the key points of difference, is the choice of specialist majors available. Students can choose from options such as Tourism, Accounting, Management, Marketing and Digital Innovation’. Students on the new undergraduate course will have the opportunity to carry out work placements…

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