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Guest speakers

Due to the sterling efforts of the new Business Liaison Manager, Emma Heath our International Communication Studies degree students now benefit from regular presentations from guest speakers. So far this semester, the following honorable guests have taken part in the programme. Hannah Mclafferty – World Vision Yenje Med – Professional Videographer and youtuber Lalya Kamara and Verena Stiebling – Sahel …

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Staff Development

ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) Staff members are continually making efforts to upgrade their skills and qualifications in various fields. Moustapha and Aminetou have rapidly and successfully completed the ICDL/ECDL computer Modules and are now qualified. The next stage in their development would be the CTP (Certified Training Professional). With CTP, HIE can become a certified ICDL testing and training …

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Internships

Last year was the first year of HIE’s internship programme. Our 3rd year students studying a degree programme in International Communication Studies participated in the internship programme. A number of private and public centre companies collaborated with us and offered our students work experience such as Maurilog, APM Terminals, The British Embassy, Central Bank of Mauritania, Kinross and TLC School. …

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HIE graduates recruited by international airport management company Afroport

This year saw our first stream of students graduate from HIE. After 3 years of hard work and dedication, our graduates can proudly state they have a degree in International Communication Studies. And it did not take long for the international airport management company Afroport to realise that our students were exactly the kind of employees they were looking for. …

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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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BP-sponsored English language programme – End of Phase 2

The English training programme for 50 BP sponsored personnel from various government entities ended in August, 2019. By that time, HIE had completed the 120 hours of English agreed in the contract with BP. The course, which began on October 22nd, 2018 and ended on August 8th had run for 9 and a half months and comprised 4 modules, each …

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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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