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Inauguration of HIE Extension Building

Inauguration of HIE Extension Building

Wednesday 24th July marked the official opening of our new building extension, and President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in tandem with The Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Sidi Ould Salem, were with us to grace the occasion. The President cut the ribbon and was then given a tour of the facility by Commandant Mohamed Mahmoud El Hadramy The foundations were …

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3rd years come out on top with narrow victory!

In what was a close, nail-biting contest, the 3rd year students from HIE overcame their 2nd year counterparts in the Annual HIE Football Challenge. The match took place under fairly humid conditions at the Cheikh Bediya stadium on Friday, June 28th. The game began at a fast pace, in spite of the weather, as the 3rd years began to make …

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Ramadan Nights – Iftar at HIE

On the evening of Saturday 18th May, the Commandant and HIE management hosted an Iftar for staff, students  and guests at the Institute. A beautiful tent was put up with all the furnishings for the event. Our caterers Halima and Selina, along with Naziha,  must have spent many hours preparing the snacks, meals and drinks that awaited us! As the …

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New Building Nearing Completion

It is with great expectation and anticipation that we look forward to the opening of our new building later this year. With state of the art furniture and materials all imported from UK, the new building is spacious, airy and beautifully designed to make for a harmonious and sophisticated learning atmosphere. No expense has been spared on the quality of …

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B3 Session 4 Under Way

With the conclusion of Session 3 of English for the Military back in November 2018, and the subsequent graduation ceremony in February 2019, there was only a short break till the resumption of B3 courses with the start up of Session 4 in April 2019. With 70 servicemen from the Army and other services on board, the course is scheduled …

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BCM – Getting closer to the customer

As one of our longest running In-Service clients, the Central Bank of Mauritania (BCM) has been sending their staff to HIE for English training for over two years now. For the first year, we provided classes after working hours from 18:00-20:00. At the end of 2017, and after conducting a student survey, the programme was radically reconfigured; HIE now has …

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HIE Teacher Training event

HIE Teacher Training event, March 16th, 2019. The Presidential Decree of 2016 commits HIE to the task of developing English language teaching in Mauritanian Secondary Schools. HIE has been engaging with Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) for the past 2 years to carry out this mandate. To this end, a second successful teacher training event was organised on March 16. 2019. …

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March 2019 The day was the epitome of collaboration between students and staff, led by Lemguebille and her Gang of Executors. It had fun, fitting tributes, frivolity and food. The over-riding message of women’s place in society and achievements was heralded with fitting tributes from students. The emblematic video of Malala Yusuf (voice over by …

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B3 Graduation Session 3

Monday 5th February marked graduation day for our Session 3 military students. 4 classes of 56 students started the session on 7th May 2018 out of which 37 personnel were awarded certificates with STANAG 6001 scores at this time. (Others were not able to complete the 180 course owing to operational reasons). The graduates were drawn from several sectors of …

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Internships

As part of the Elective Programme for the 3rd year students on the degree course, HIE has established contact with a number of leading companies, government entities and organizations to set up internships for our students. It is hoped that the one month attachments will give our students valuable work experience and connections in the world of work. The interns …

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