Célébration de la Journée Mondiale du Tourisme 2008 à l’Université de Maurice

December 17, 2008

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« Le Tourisme face aux défis du changement climatique », tel est le thème de la Journée Mondiale du Tourisme pour l’année 2008. La Tourism Society de l’Université de Maurice a célébré cet évènement le 20 octobre en organisant des activités sur le campus notamment une mise en terre de plantes endémiques et exotiques par les étudiants du Bsc (Hons) Tourism, Leisure and Recreation Management.
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“New Pedagogical Perspectives for Tertiary Education”: exploring the bridge between teaching and research methods

December 17, 2008

Dr V Subramaniam, an eminent scholar and consultant in higher education, delivered a talk on pedagogy at Tertiary Education level on 10 October 2008. He was introduced by the Prof S Jugessur, Pro Chancellor of UoM.
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Planning, Building of Science Parks & Incubators

December 17, 2008

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Professor Soonil Rughooputh attended an International Workshop on Planning, Building of Science Parks & Incubators from 13th to 24th October 2008 in Shanghai under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
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Eco-living: Pour une Ile Maurice Durable (NPCC Innovators Mauritius Award 2008)

December 17, 2008

GOLD AWARD winning project (Professional Category)
Passive Cooling and Passive Daylighting of Buildings for Mauritius.

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The National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) Innovators Mauritius Award III was launched in July 2008 on the theme of Eco-Living: Pour Une Ile-Maurice Durable.
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L’Université de Maurice s’engage dans le développement durable

December 17, 2008

Dans le cadre du projet ‘Maurice, Ile Durable’ (MID) lancé par le Premier Ministre, Dr Navin Ramgoolam en octobre 2008, une cérémonie d’échange de Convention de Coopération entre l’Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC) de France et l’Université de Maurice (UoM) s’est tenue le 15 octobre 2008 à l’UoM. Ce projet bénéficie de l’apport du ‘Fond Maurice Ile Durable’ et de l’Ambassade de France à Maurice.
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FoA present at the SME Trade and Technology Fair 2008

December 17, 2008

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The Faculty of Agriculture participated in the SME Trade and Technology Fair 2008, organised by the SEHDA. This event was held at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre, Domaine Les Pailles from 27 to 31 August 2008. The objective of the Fair was to sensitise potential entrepreneurs and the public at large about the opportunities of setting up commercial enterprises in various fields: agriculture and food, textile, health products, furniture-making, light engineering products among many others.
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Message from Assoc Prof D Puchooa, Dean FoA

December 17, 2008

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The Faculty, originally founded as the School of Agriculture in 1914, has played and continues to play a vital role in training human resources in the agricultural and related sectors of the country. It is the oldest Faculty on campus, with more than 75 years of proven track record in tertiary level teaching and training in different aspects of agriculture.
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