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Villa College signs a MoU with Maldives Open Source Society (MOSS)

This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets for the terms and understanding between Maldives Open Source Society (MOSS) and Villa College (VC) to collaborate on projects and giving industry know-how to students. It also covers the roles and responsibilities of both parties that will form the basis of any joint activities undertaken as part of this collaboration. 

 

This MoU was signed by Dr. Ahmed Anwar, Rector of Villa College and Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Shunan, President of MOSS. 

Under this MoU, Villa College will collaborate with MOSS to work out ways to enhance students’ practical ICT skills and knowledge required for the industry. This includes but is not limited to guiding to the students in selecting assignments and projects that are required for the Industry, giving a chance for the students to work on practical technological requirements needed in the industry and giving exposure to the students to new technologies in the ICT Industry. MOSS will collaborate with Villa College in acquiring man-power, marketing and facilities needed for the betterment of MOSS goals.

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Studies commence for the May 2019 semester

Studies for May 2019 semester commenced with the Welcoming and Orientation Session for May 2019.

The Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ahmed Anwar welcomed the new students and delivered a passionate and informative speech.

In this session, certificates were awarded to students who received the Villa College Scholarship for the year 2019 as well. Moreover, the Villa College Alumni Association gave a presentation about student experiences in Villa College. In addition, applications for the Villa College Student Ambassador for 2019 was launched in this session.

Furthermore, representatives from the Ministry of Higher Education provided information about the Government Free First Degree Scheme for the students.

The new semester offered the opportunity to join 102 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management, Teaching, Education, Sharia, Law, Islam, Quran, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Public Health, Nursing, ACCA, Research, and Marine Studies.

Among these, there are 13 Master’s programmes, 6 Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate programmes, 21 Degree programmes, 20 Diploma programmes, 13 Certificate level 4 (Degree Foundation) programmes, 13 Certificate level 3 programmes, 2 Certificate level 2 programmes and 1 Certificate level 1 programme, as well as 8 programmes in Marine Studies.

In addition to Villa College’s own programmes, these include Master’s and Degree programmes from the prestigious university of the UK, University of the West of England.

Besides studies commencing at the QI campus in Male’, studies will be commencing at Villa College Hithadhoo campus, Villa College Naifaru campus, Villa College Addu campus, Villa College Kulhudhuffushi campus, Villa College Lakeside campus (Sh. Fonadhoo), Villa College L. Gan Campus, Villa College Guraidhoo Campus and in Villa College Mahibadhoo campus. Programmes will also commence in islands with Villa College learning centres as well, namely: HA. Hoarafhushi, R. Alifushi, R. Maakurath, B. Eydhafushi, AA. Ukulhas, ADh. Maamigili, Dh. Kudahuvadhoo, N. Kendhokulhudhoo, F. Nilandhoo, HA. Dhihdhoo, B. Thulhaadhoo, Sh. Komandoo, R. Ungoofaaru, GA. Villingilli, and GDh. Gadhdhoo.

Students will be able to make payments easily in monthly instalment basis, which is being practiced since September 2017. In addition, the students have the opportunity to study all the Degree Programs offered in Villa College, through the Free First Degree Scheme by the government.

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Ms. Helen Dewar from UWE visits Villa College

The Partnership Operations Manager of University of the West of England, Ms. Helen Dewar has visited Villa College.

Ms. Helen arrived in Male’ on 17th March 2019, Sunday. The primary purpose for her visit was to discuss various matters related to teaching and administrative work. Ms. Helen met with staff of FBM & FSL to finalize the summer board dates. Moreover, meetings were held to discuss various matters related to students and teaching.

Ms. Helen also met with all the faculties conducting UWE programmes to discuss the operational plan for the Academic Year 2019/2020. This discussion enabled the joint input of UWE and Villa College in the development of timelines and identification of any points of concern.

Ms. Helen’s visit to Villa College will end on 20th March 2019. Her visit helped to ensure flawless operations in conducting UWE programmes in Villa College.

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Application for the May 2019 Intake is now open!

Villa College is now open for application for the May 2019 Intake.

 

The new intake offers the opportunity to join 102 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management, Teaching, Education, Sharia, Law, Islam, Quran, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Public Health, Nursing, ACCA, Research, and Marine Studies.

 

Among these, there are 13 Master’s programmes, 6 Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate programmes, 21 Degree programmes, 20 Diploma programmes, 13 Certificate level 4 (Degree Foundation) programmes, 13 Certificate level 3 programmes, 2 Certificate level 2 programmes and 1 Certificate level 1 programme, as well as 8 programmes in Marine Studies.

 

In addition to Villa College’s own programmes, these include Master’s and Degree programmes from the prestigious university of the UK, University of the West of England.

 

Besides the opportunities to study at the QI campus in Male’, the same opportunities are available at Villa College Hithadhoo campus, Villa College Naifaru campus, Villa College Addu campus, Villa College Kulhudhuffushi campus, Villa College Lakeside campus (Sh. Fonadhoo), Villa College L. Gan Campus and in Villa College Mahibadhoo campus. Programmes are planned to commence in islands with Villa College learning centres as well, namely: HA. Hoarafhushi, R. Alifushi, R. Maakurath, B. Eydhafushi, AA. Ukulhas, ADh. Maamigili, Dh. Kudahuvadhoo, Th. Guraidhoo, GA. Villingilli, and GDh. Gadhdhoo. Villa College is planning to start programmes in other islands as well.

 

Application deadline for the upcoming May 2019 intake is 11th April 2019. Studies are set to commence within two weeks of the month of May.

 

Students will be able to make payments easily in monthly instalment basis, which is being practiced since September 2017. In addition, the students have the opportunity to study all the Degree Programs offered in Villa College, through the Free First Degree Scheme by the government.

 

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3 new programmes for this years’ May Intake!

Villa College has launched 3 new programmes for this years’ May Intake.

The new courses launched in the upcoming intake are the Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Banking and Finance and Certificate Level 4 in Pharmacy.  

Additionally, the new intake offers the opportunity to join 102 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management, Teaching, Education, Sharia, Law, Islam, Quran, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Public Health, Nursing, ACCA, Research, and Marine Studies.

Among these, there are 13 Master’s programmes, 6 Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate programmes, 21 Degree programmes, 20 Diploma programmes, 13 Certificate level 4 (Degree Foundation) programmes, 13 Certificate level 3 programmes, 2 Certificate level 2 programmes and 1 Certificate level 1 programme, as well as 8 programmes in Marine Studies.

In addition to Villa College’s own programmes, these include Master’s and Degree programmes from University of the West of England, a prestigious university of the UK.

Besides the opportunities to study at the QI campus in Male’, the same opportunities are available at Villa College Hithadhoo campus, Villa College Naifaru campus, Villa College Addu campus, Villa College Kulhudhuffushi campus, Villa College Lakeside campus (Sh. Fonadhoo), Villa College Mahibadhoo campus and Villa College L. Gan Campus. Programmes are planned to commence in islands with Villa College learning centres as well, namely: HA. Hoarafhushi, R. Alifushi, R. Maakurath, B. Eydhafushi, AA. Ukulhas, ADh. Maamigili, Dh. Kudahuvadhoo, Th. Guraidhoo, GA. Villingilli, and GDh. Gadhdhoo.

Villa College is planning to start programmes in other islands as well.

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