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Students to travel to Dubai for robot competition

The Cayman Islands will send 11 students to Dubai to compete in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics event from 24‑27 Oct.

Robotics challenge creates a buzz

In a crowded sports hall, students whoop with delight as their classmates rack up another point to gain a knife-edge victory against an opposing team. For once it is not a basketball or soccer match that is generating this level of excitement, but an academic tournament.

First STEM teachers award winners announced

Teachers from Island Montessori and St. Ignatius High School were honoured Thursday night as the first recipients of the Minds Inspired STEM Teacher Award.

New program aims to promote robotics

Glenda McTaggart would like to see Cayman students take over the world of robotics, or at least play a part in the burgeoning technical field. But, she said, it will require change.

Students get ready to release the kraken in robot games

The kraken is a mythical monster capable of devouring whales and whole ships. The Kraken built by a team of Cayman Islands science students is somewhat less dangerous.

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