Involvement of the Sustainable Tourism Management Program in the Development of the Cultural Tourism Sector14 May 2019
On the 14/05/2019, students on the International Master in Sustainable Tourism Management course (UniSey/ Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne) conducted fieldwork at the Domaine Val des Pres. The aim of this collaborative action, initiated by Dr. Madina Regnault (Head of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Heritage), was to collect qualitative data and produce information that would be useful to the SHF, the Ministry of Culture, and the Ministry of Tourism, in order to contribute to the current national strategy for…
19 February 2019
18 February 2019
Dr. Ralf Caers, Senior Lecturer has recently carried out some research in his area of expertise which will be available to view soon. Please follow this link to access his work: VAN BELLE, E., DI STASIO, V., CAERS, R., DE COUCK, M. & BAERT, S. (2018). "Why is unemployment duration a sorting criterion in hiring?" European Sociological Review 34(5), 1-17.
7 February 2019
A guest from Germany, Professor Tatjana Thimm, held a lecture on 7th February at UniSey entitled Sustainable Destination Management in Germany. The lecture centered around the effect of climate change on the winter tourism industry and how it is very important to sustain the tourism industry through carbon offsetting. Professor Thimm’s research, entitled “Green Destination” was discussed at length in her lecture, and covered questions of strategy, concept, approach, implementation, software support, communication, success factors and obstacles in general of…
31 January 2019
The new Japanese ambassador to Seychelles, Makoto Tominaga, paid UniSey a courtesy visit on Thursday 31st January. The aim of this visit was to discuss and explore ways in which the embassy can collaborate with UniSey in the future, especially in the area of educational tourism. The ambassador expressed his wish for Japan to maintain free and open relations in the Indian and pacific regions.
30 January 2019
A Russian TV crew was on campus on Wednesday 30th January to film some activities at the Environmental Science Lab and conduct an interview with the Vice Chancellor. The footage will feature in a travel series called” Heads or Tails” launched in 2010 and broadcasted on Channel 1 in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The programme will be aired in March of this year.
29 January 2019
A health screening day was organized by The Ministry of Health, Women’s Lions Club, Vision Care, and UniSey on Tuesday 29th January. The aim of this activity was to provide an opportunity for staff and students to checkand discuss their Weight & Body Mass Index, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar levels, Stress Management, Mental & Sexual Health management and Vision.
21 January 2019
UniSey is launching a new publication, Seychelles Research Journal. Itis an online journal with two issues each year, in February and August. In the interests of sharing knowledge as widely as possible it is open access, making it free to all readers. The aim of the journal is to not only to highlight research at the university but also to offer researchers across Seychelles an opportunity to share their various findings. It includes research undertaken within as well as about…
21 November 2018
The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) and the Royal House of Mandela sponsored the Second Africa Summit which was organised in Cape Town, South Africa from the 21st to 24th November 2018. The Summit, under the theme: “Peace and Human Development in Africa: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values” was dedicated to Honouring the Legacy of President Nelson Mandela. The Summit is one of a series of events which have been organised this year to commemorate the Nelson Mandela Centennial Celebration…
17 October 2018
Event organised by the James R. Mancham Peace and Diplomacy Research Institute, University of Seychelles, held at the Indian High Commission on 17 October 2018. In the third of a series of seminars on changes in the Indian Ocean, the focus this time was on India. Previous events have looked, first, at Somalia, as a broken state now seeking to mend itself after years of factional wars, terrorism and a reputation as a base for piracy and other criminal activities.…