We have added an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Sports Science and an Associate of Science (AS) in Natural Sciences to our list of 2021/2022 full-time programme offerings.
Sports and Programme Coordinator, Roxell John, commented that through the AAS Sports Science, we intend to usher in a new era of sports education in St. Vincent and the Grenadines which not only prepares students for a profession in sports, but also has the potential to influence the overall health, wellness and productivity of the nation. Students who intend to pursue the AAS Sports Science can expect to be enrolled in core courses such as Sports Biomechanics, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Methodology and Pedagogy of Coaching, Sports Management, Sports Medicine, Sports Psychology, Sports Massage, Teaching Practicum, and Skills and Techniques of Sports and Games for Cricket, Basketball, Athletics and Football.
The new AS Natural Sciences, according to Head of Department - Sciences, Veronica Luke, seeks to answer to the growing call for more opportunities in science-based study areas. Core courses for the AS Natural Sciences include Genetics, Variation and Natural Selection, Cell and Molecular Biology, Reproductive Biology, Bioenergetics, Bio-systems Maintenance, Applications of Biology, Fundamentals in Chemistry, Kinetics and Equilibria, Inorganic Chemistry, Basic Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry & the Environment, Mechanics, Oscillations & Waves, and Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Matter.
2021 admissions for the AAS Sports Science, AS Natural Sciences, and all full-time associate degree, CAPE, and certificate programmes at our Division of Arts, Sciences & General Studies (DASGS) and Division of Technical and Vocational Education (DTVE) is open 11:00 am Saturday 30th October, 2021 to 4:00 pm Wednesday 3rd November, 2021. Apply via https://admissions.svgcc.vc .
Saturday 30th October 2021 to Wednesday 3rd November, 2021 is our admissions period for prospective students wishing to apply for full-time study at our Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies (DASGS) or the Division of Technical and Vocational Education (DTVE), for the academic year 2021/2022.
At present we offer 21 associate degrees, 20 CAPE subjects and 4 certificate programmes, for full-time enrolment at our DTVE and DASGS. We also offer additional full-time and part-time certificate, associate, bachelors and masters programmes at our other divisions through partnerships with other educational institutions.
The online application system can be accessed via https://admissions.svgcc.vc during the admissions period, and the application fee will be waived for applicants who are partially/fully vaccinated.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Accreditation Board (NAB) with support from the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) will host the 17th annual CANQATE conference from 28th to the 29th October, 2021. CANQATE is the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education. CANQATE’s annual conferences are geared towards enhancing the competencies of its members, through structured engagements. The SVG National Accreditation Board (NAB), has been a member of CANQATE over the last decade.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines was due to host the annual conference last this year. However, this was postponed as a result of the COVID pandemic. The NAB and the ACTT have collaborated to host an online version of the conference under the theme Higher Education: Quality Standards and the Global Higher Education Market in Response to Force Majeure. Pro Vice Chancellor and Chair, Board for Undergraduate Studies Vincentian Professor Justin Carl Robinson will be the featured speaker. Chairman of the National Accreditation Board Dr. Rosalind Ambrose and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Mr. Myccle Burke will address the opening session.
The respective sessions will be chaired by Director of the SVGCC Mr. Nigel Scott, Senior Education Officers Dr. Trisha-Ann Job-Moses, Dr. Idelia Ferdinand, and Mrs. Eslyn Thomas. Retired Senior Education Officer Edlena Adams and CEO of the School of Continuing Education Mrs. Sylvia Gould will serve as Rapporteurs.
The NAB wishes to encourage all Vincentians to register and participate in this conference. Information regarding registration as well as technical support for registration is available from the National Accreditation Board located in the Medix Building or by calling 451-2420.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College advises of the temporary physical closure of its Villa campus, effective 1:00 p.m. Wednesday 22nd, 2021.
The college's Villa campus therefore cannot be reached via telephone. As a result most Villa-based administrative services have moved online. Those administrative departments can be reached via the following:
The SVGCC apologises for any inconvenience caused. The institution will review this decision by Monday 27th September, 2021 and will provide a subsequent update. The divisions of Technical & Vocational Education and Nursing Education remain fully operational.
The deadline for registration is Friday August 6th, 2021.