Graduation Ceremony 2015

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT celebrated the success of more than 100 students through its annual Graduation Ceremony at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute Auditorium on 3rd October 2015.

BCS travelled The President of the Group, Mr Jos Creese, the Chief Executive of BCS, Learning & Development, Mr Jon Buttriss and the Commercial Director, Ms Lucy Ireland to Mauritius for the occasion.

The ceremony was highly graced by the presence of H.E The president of the Republic of Mauritius, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as Chief Guest. 

The Regional Manager, Mr Iqbal Boolaky addressed the new graduates with highly motivated and optimistic messages regarding the future of IT professionals in the world. (Refer to the message)

The President of the BCS talked of the shortage of IT professionals and the importance of IT. He said “Technology is enabling business to change the way they do everything but with so much capability and so much choice, what are the right things to do?  This is where IT graduates come in. A career in IT offers a great deal, apart from being well paid, such as:

  • Work life balance
  • Universally demanded skills for the foreseeable future
  • Creative and design
  • About people  … transforming lives
  • About deep technology
  • About everything”

The President of the Republic talked about the importance of Science, Research and Technology. Her message was mostly towards the young graduates and their career path as professionals in the world of IT.
Two students were rewarded for their brilliant performances as follows:

  • BCS Top Student in Mauritius at Certificate level and at Software Development


This year’s winners are:

Area

Level

Name

Institution

Mauritius

Certificate

Jeffrey Cuthbert Caulleechurn

The Executive Business & Computational Institute

Mauritius

Software Development

Wilfried Samboo

Active Learning Technologies Ltd

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