Past Events & Activities

Villa College signs a MoU with ADK Hospital

This MoU was signed between Villa College and ADK Hospital who agreed to create a platform to provide clinical education to the Villa College students enrolled in Nursing and health related programmes.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Ahmed Anwar, Rector of Villa College and Mr. Ahmed Afaal, Managing Director of ADK Company Pvt. Ltd.

This agreement will create opportunities for students of Villa College to gain further knowledge and valuable experience in their respective fields.

It also covers the roles and responsibilities of both parties that will form the basis of any joint activities that are to be undertaken as part of this collaboration.

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OUM - VC Convocation 2019!

The Open University Malaysia (OUM) and Villa College (VC) Convocation 2019 was held on 20th April 2019. This was the last convocation for the OUM students. The event was held in the Villa College QI Campus.

The ceremony was held in three separate sessions where first of which was the OUM Convocation, followed by two sessions of the VC Convocation Ceremony. The OUM Convocation Ceremony was attended by the Vice Chancellor of the Open University Malaysia, Prof Dato’ Dr. Mansor Fadzil. He addressed the graduates as well, highlighting that there are more than 1800 alumni students of OUM from the Maldives.

Vice Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ali Najeeb welcomed the graduates in the VC Convocation sessions, emphasizing on the fact that 30% of the graduates were from Villa College campuses and learning centers from all over the country. Moreover, Dr. Najeeb highlighted that 51% of the graduates are women, thus shows the gender equal nature of opportunities in Villa College.

Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ahmed Anwar conferred the VC Convocation 2019.

77 students graduated from the OUM Convocation, while 232 students graduated from the VC Convocation.

The latest group of students from our campuses across the nation stepped out as

professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to handle the different working

conditions in diverse working environments.

This was an event eagerly anticipated by all students and staff of Villa College.

 

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Villa College holds 1st Multicultural night of 2019

Multicultural Night is one of the assessment tasks in English Proficiency One module. This event provides students with the opportunity to learn about various aspects of different cultures. The main aim of this event is to enhance research and presentations skills amongst students. 

 

This years' event was held on 11th April 2019, Thursday. During the module the students were grouped and given a country to represent. For the event, students designed a stall representing their country and were dressed traditionally. They also presented other features of the culture through traditional food, dances, songs, arts and many activities that represent the uniqueness of various cultures.

 

As one the most exciting academic events of the semester, this event encourages students to learn beyond the four walls of the classroom and facilitates students to hone soft skills such as communication, leadership and teamwork.

 

It is noteworthy to highlight that, there were a total of 18 stalls in this semester presented by 188 students from QI and Hulhumale' campus.

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Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology endorses the “International Conference for Research & Innovation” – ICSRI 2019 by Villa College.

Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology endorses the ICSRI 2019 by the Institute of Research and Innovation (IRI) of Villa College. The endorsement ceremony was held in the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology on 11th April 2019.

The conference is now open for applications.

This is the 4th ICSRI by Villa College. This years’ conference is set to be held between 17-18 July 2019. The main theme of this years’ conference is “Transformative thinking: Leap to the future”.

The areas of paper submission in this years’ conference are, Business Management, Finance, Corporate Governance, Psychology, Education, Health, Nursing, Social work, Religion, Arts, Politics, Policy, Law, Governance, Environment, Technology, Language, Media and Communication.

The conference is set to have panel discussions of 6 main areas. They include, Research & Education, Business & Economy, Technology, Health, Environment & Sustainability and Democracy.

For candidates who are interested in submitting papers or posters the abstract submission deadline is 25th April 2019. Moreover, registration for the conference will be open from 13th June 2019 to 4th July 2019. Call for papers for the conference, Abstract guideline, important dates and further information will be available from the conference website; https://www.villacollege.edu.mv/icsri and from the Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/ICSRI2018/

The main purpose of this conference is to give a platform for researchers to submit and share their papers with the specialists of the respective fields. Moreover, to give an opportunity to meet with these experts and commune with them regarding different fields of their expertise whilst also giving the participants the opening to publish their work through the Villa College journal, “International Journal of Social Research and Innovation”.

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FBM conducted an 'Ask the Expert' External HR professionals panel Q & A session

FBM conducted an 'Ask the Expert' External HR professionals panel Q & A session for students studying Management Skills module in BA (Hons) Business Management, BA (Hons) Business & Human Resource Management and BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing courses. 

The experts for the session were Hussain Suaz and Asiyath Mohamed from the Bank of Maldives.

The aim of the module is to provide the students with an opportunity to understand and practice some of the skills that are necessary for effectively managing people in the workplace for future line managers and HR professionals. In particular, the module focuses on interviewing, reviewing performance, conducting negotiations and delivery of training.  The skills workshops are also designed to help them to learn and develop the skills, which will assist them in the applications for placements and graduate jobs and in managing and developing their own career. The module is organised thematically with each week’s teaching contributing to the understanding of a fundamental management skill.  The combination of preparation sessions containing the relevant theory and practical sessions involving role-plays, will ensure that our students get the opportunity to apply and practice the relevant skills and are made aware of the linkages from theory to ‘real-life’ application. The workshop sessions give them an opportunity to present their learned skills along with a great scope to enhance via received feedback.

 

And tonight's session was about bringing the HR practitioners to reflect their experiences in their field of operation and provide insights of such as well as to interact with the students in a discussion with relation to the module.

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