Villa College is now open for applications for the January Intake 2023.
The new intake offers the opportunity to join 139 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Teaching,... Read More
An agreement was signed between Villa College and Ministry of Higher Education for the establishment of a Junior College in N. Kendhikulhudhoo, which will contribute to the development of education facilities along with Student Accommodation at N.Kendhikulhudhoo under Build, Finance and Operate... Read More
On the 29th of October, Ms. Hidhaya Mohamed Zahir conducted a one day workshop as part of the action research as a fellow of the 'South Asian Teacher Educators Fellowship' of the Multi-Modal Approach to Teacher Professional Development in Low Resource Settings project funded by Internal Development... Read More
On the 17th of October 2022, Villa College celebrated their 15th anniversary in a fun and exciting ceremony at the Villa College QI Hall. The ceremony began with the recitation of Quran followed by a minute of silence for one of our beloved staff who recently passed away, Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim, Senior... Read More
On the 10th of October 2022, the first Psychology Symposium was held in the Maldives by Villa College along with the celebration of the World Mental Health Day. The symposium was officially inaugurated by the First Lady, Fazna Ahmed. The main purpose of the Symposium was to showcase the Psychology... Read More
A case based learning workshop was held in Villa College QI campus from 18th to 19th October 2022. This workshop was conducted by Professor G.V Muralidhara, Director and Campus Head of ICFAI Business School. This workshop was mainly conducted for Lecturers of the Faculty of Business Management... Read More
Last week, (20th October) marks the inauguration of the first student based Law Society in Maldives by the Faculty of Shariah and Law of Villa College. After the recitation of the Quran, Uza. Asna Ahmed, Dean of Faculty of Shariah and Law gave the welcome address to start the ceremony. To... Read More
Strategic plan evaluation workshop session 1 was held on 25th august, Thursday for all the senior management staff and academics of villa college! This was the first session of the strategic plan evaluation series.... Read More
The staff meeting was held at Villa College QI Hall on 3rd August 2022. The meeting started off with a Staff Cafe Talk on “Leadership Growth and Gratitude” by Adam Naseer. Followed by the introduction of new staff members that had joined Villa College between January to July... Read More
A new series of training of the IDRC-funded project ‘A Multimodal Approach to Teacher Professional Development (MATPD) in Low Resource Settings’ has begun in Mumbai on 28th June 2022. This project is led by Villa College in collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)... Read More
Villa College is now open for applications for the September Intake 2022.
The new intake offers the opportunity to join 117 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Teaching,... Read More
The International Conference on Social Research and Innovation (ICSRI2022), organised by the Institute for Research and Innovation, Villa College, has been inaugurated on 25 June 2022. This year’s conference is held under theme: “Reframing our future: Placing people at the... Read More
The speaker of the Parliament, his Excellency, Former President Mohamed Nasheed visited the Villa College QI campus this morning.
He was accompanied by Deputy Speaker Eva Abdulla, Chief Bureau, Rugiyya Ahmed Didi, Members of the Parliament Hassan Latheef and Ilyas Labeeb. During this visit... Read More
Villa College held a networking breakfast with industry leaders this morning. The event was held at Villa College QI Campus Hall and was attended by industry leaders from private, public and government sectors. Villa College hopes to add value to our students, alumni, and society at large through... Read More
MWSC signs an MoU with Villa College at a ceremony held in the MWSC office. With this MoU, MWSC will be providing avenues of research for students of Villa College. In this MoU MWSC was represented by their Managing Director, Hassan Shah and Villa College, by the Rector, Dr. Ahmed Anwar. These... Read More
Last Week (9th June 2022) an MoU was signed between Villa College and the Maldives Pension Administration Office at the Pension Office. The purpose of this MOU is to help provide awareness among youth regarding financial literacy and other related areas of MPAO. On behalf of the Pension Office,... Read More
In connection with the releasing of the signature report on State of the World Population Report 2022 (SWOP) by UNFPA, a panel discussion was conducted at Meeruma yesterday which is a collaborative initiative between IRI of Villa College and UNFPA which marked the official launch of SWO. The... Read More
SPECTRUM 2022 is an art & design exhibition where students of Villa College who are currently doing Certificate 4 in Creative Arts & Design got to showcase their learnings and creativity. This exhibition was held last Sunday (29th May 2022) at the Villa College QI Hall. Among the senior... Read More
Villa College has officially commenced classes for May 2022 intake. To commemorate this occasion, an orientation session was held on 21st May 2022 at Villa College QI hall. This was the first orientation session held face to face ever since the pandemic of 2020. The orientation will continue... Read More
Today (23rd May 2022), Villa College held a leadership training for the staff of Villa College at Villa College QI Hall. This training was conducted by two of the international keynote speakers visiting the Maldives for the MAHRP National HR Convention, Kenneth Kwan, Leadership and Change Expert... Read More
Villa College will be contributing to the national HR convention 2022 organized by MAHRP as a silver sponsor. We will continue to contribute to the development of HR in the Maldives and show our support through these conventions. On behalf of MAHRP, Hussein Afeef, President of MAHRP signed the MoU... Read More
Today (18th May 2022) an MoU was signed between Villa College and ORCA Media Group at Villa College. Main purpose of this MoU is to provide Villa College graduates with opportunities to connect with relevant industries, specifically in the marketing industry. On behalf of ORCA Media Group, Ahmed... Read More
The landscape mapping study (LMS) summary report of the project titled ‘A Multimodal Approach to Teacher Professional Development to Address Evolving Educational Changes in Low Resource Settings’(MATPD), was launched on 17th May 2022 in a ceremony held at the Villa College hall.... Read More
Last night (16th May 2022), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) was officially launched in the presence of Hussain Niyazy, Auditor General as the honorary chief guest, at the Villa College QI Hall. Accompanied by the senior management of Villa College and the CIMA officials lead by... Read More
The first review workshop of the research project titled ‘A Multimodal Approach to Teacher Professional Development to Address Evolving Educational Changes in Low Resource Settings’, has commenced today at Villa College and is scheduled to continue for two days. The project, officially... Read More
An information session was conducted today for Villa International High School students (VIHS). This session was conducted for both grade 11 & 12 by Abdul Munnim Mohamed Manik Deputy Vice Rector, Administration and Finance and Abdulla Nafiz, Dean of Faculty of Business Management, at the Villa... Read More
The Ministry of Higher Education signed an agreement with Villa College yesterday (11th May 2022) to conduct National Certificate III in 7 courses under the Skills for a Resilient Workforce (SFRW) Programme. Signed by our Vice Rectorate, Dr. Ali Najeeb, Villa College was awarded the privilege of... Read More
The Ministry of Economic Development (27th April 2022) signed an MoU with Villa College, MNU and Clique College to offer Accounting courses as part of the Covid-19 Income Support Project. Villa College was represented by Vice Rectorate, Dr. Ali Najeeb.
The purpose of this project is to... Read More
The VC Alumni Association held their Maahefun last evening at Villa College hall. (30th March 2022).
In this eventful night, apart from the feast, the VC Alumni Association got together for a night of fun and enjoyable activities from Karaoke to Charades. And one lucky Alumni got... Read More
Villa College inaugurates the Psychology Association of Villa College during a special ceremony held in Villa College Hall today (10th October 2021, Sunday). The Association was inaugurated by the Chief Guest of this ceremony, First Lady, Fazna Ahmed. In her remarks, First Lady expressed her... Read More
Villa College holds an art and design exhibition for the C4 Creative Arts and Design students. The event was held in the Villa College Hall on 04th October 2021. During this exhibition, students showcased the work they have done throughout the programme. Especially, the movie trailers that they... Read More
Tree Top Hospital announced a Nursing Scholarship Program for students who are interested to study Diploma and Undergraduate Degree in Nursing at Villa College during the September 2021 Intake. This scholarship program is aimed to provide invaluable opportunities for students who are interested in... Read More
Villa College and Ombudsperson’s Office for Transitional Justice (OTJ) signs a MoU today (09th September 2021, Thursday), to promote cooperation in diverse areas of research, knowledge dissemination, training, and capacity development. Under this MoU, both the parties will be collaborating to... Read More
The new steering committee of the VC Alumni Association was officially inaugurated in a special ceremony held online today (21st June 2021, Sunday). The new exco will have a term of two years, from June 2021 to June 2023.
Members selected for the Alumni Association Executive Committee... Read More
Villa College has donated 20,000 masks to city and atoll councils of islands where Villa College campuses are located at.
The masks were donated in special ceremonies held in the respective islands on 14th June 2021. Villa College campuses are located in H.Dh. Kulhudhuffushi, Sh. Funadhoo... Read More
Villa College has announced the courses introduced under the Skills for a Resilient Workforce Program. The courses introduced include National Certificate 3 in Inventory Management, Housekeeping, Lifeguarding, Watersports and Ticketing & Reservation. The duration of the courses is 16 weeks and... Read More
The recipients of the Villa College Research Grant 2021 were awarded their respective research grants in the Villa College’s first staff meeting of 2021 held today.
The recipients of this years’ Research Grant are Dr. Fazeela Ibrahim, Dr. Brooke Wilmsen and Ms. Shuzna Majdhee for... Read More
Villa College has signed an MoU with Treetop Hospital on Sunday, 21st March 2021.
It was signed by Rector, Dr. Ahmed Anwar, from Villa College and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Adil Moosa, from Treetop Hospital.
This MoU establishes the terms and conditions, under which VC and Treetop... Read More
Villa College is now open for applications for the May 2021 Intake.
The new intake offers the opportunity to join 111 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Teaching, Education, Sharia,... Read More
With the initiation of placing Diploma in Nursing students at Tree Top Hospital, Villa College, Faculty of Health Sciences have yet again achieved another milestone. 9 participants who are at leading positions of general wards and specialized areas took part in this workshop.
The main aim of the... Read More
Placements for Psychology students from the first and second batch begins from 3rd January 2021.
42 psychology students from Villa College begin their 125 hours of practical training at 5 different psychological service providing institutions, different departments at Ministry of Gender, Family... Read More
Villa College launched the ACCA Accelerate programme on 24th December 2020, in a special ceremony held at Villa College, QI Campus.
The ACCA Accelerate programme is designed for students who are studying our UWE BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance to receive exemption from ACCA Applied... Read More
Villa College launched 2 Sharia books and the VC Research Digest, in a special ceremony held today (10th November 2020, Tuesday), in the Villa College Hall.
The 2 Sharia books launched were “Faseyha Nerun – Tharika ah Vanun” and “Aailaa aai behey Fiqh”. The books... Read More
Villa College Planning Day 2020 was held on 04th and 05th November 2020. The sessions were held with the heads of all the campuses, faculties and departments of Villa College. The main objective of this event is to review the progress made by individual departments in 2020 and identify what has... Read More
Villa College launched LLM (Commercial Law) of the University of the West of England on 04th November 2020, Wednesday. The programme was launched in a special ceremony held in Villa College, by the Chief Justice of Maldives, Hon. Uz. Muthasim Adnan. In his remarks, Chief Justice highlighted the... Read More
The September 2020 semester's VC PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) programme was launched on 31 October, by Vice Rector Dr. Ali Najeeb.
The launching was followed by PAL Leader training for 12 students selected from 3 different modules. These are two modules from the Faculty of Business Management,... Read More
Villa College signed an MoU with the Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services and 4 Counselling Institutions on 26th October 2020. This MoU will enable the Bachelor of Psychology students to complete their practical component of the programme from these institutes.
MoU was signed in a... Read More
We have launched 4 new programmes, adding to our programme portfolio tonight, with the introduction of Engineering programmes for the first time. The newly introduced programmes are Foundation in Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Mechanical... Read More
Villa College is now open for applications for the September 2020 Intake.
The new intake offers the opportunity to join more than 80 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Teaching,... Read More
Villa College is now open for applications for the May 2020 Intake.
May 2020 Intake was announced by the Vice Rector, Dr. Ali Najeeb in a special event held in Villa College. In this event, Mr. Hussain Afeef, Regional Director of Training, Development and Quality, LUX* South Ari Atoll delivered an... Read More
Villa College LLB students who participated in the Law Students’ Conference & Colloquium 2019-2020 held in New Delhi from 21st to 23rd February, won the Jury’s Award for the best memorial presented during the SAARCLAW Mooting Competition. Three students participated in this... Read More
Villa College beats the World Average in the ACCA examinations held in December 2019. Students participating from Villa College in the ACCA examinations beat the World Average in 6 subjects. The subjects are Performance Management, Financial Management, Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance,... Read More
Villa College and Amrak Training Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct clinical and practical training, in nursing related skill areas. Amrak Training Institute is a training institute of Durdans Hospital, who has been conducting various training programmes at different... Read More
Our staff, Mr. Ahmed Yasir (Deputy Director, Institute of Academic Development) and Mr Margret Vijay (Director, Centre for Open and Distance Learning) has visited Open University Malaysia on an exposure trip from 9th February to 15 February 2020 to learn about the learning management systems,... Read More
A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed between Villa College and Universal Foundation. The signing ceremony was held on 4 February at Villa College. While the Rector, Dr Ahmed Anwar, signed on behalf of Villa College, the president of Universal Foundation, Mr Iyaz Waheed, signed for the... Read More
Studies for January 2020 semester commenced with the Welcoming and Orientation Session for the new students.
The Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ahmed Anwar welcomed the new students and highlighted important points regarding Villa College and higher education.
Next, the Vice President of the Villa... Read More
The last Multicultural Night of 2019 was held on 28th November 2019 in the Villa College Hall. This event is also an assessment component for the first semester Foundation students. As such, students from Foundation in Law, Foundation in Teaching, Foundation in Psychology, Certificate 4 in... Read More
The UWE – VC Graduation 2019 was held on 16th November 2019, Saturday in Dharubaaruge.
A total of 345 students graduated from undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the University of the West of England. Addressing the gathering in the welcoming remarks, Rector of Villa College, Dr.... Read More
Villa College has launched 3 new programmes for the upcoming January 2020 intake.
The new courses launched in the upcoming intake are the MSc Nursing (International), Bachelor of Psychology and Certificate Level 4 in Creative Arts and Design.
MSc Nursing (International) was launched... Read More
34 participants from 2 tertiary hospitals of Male’ participated today in a mentoring workshop conducted by the School of Health Sciences of Villa College. Participants from ADK and Hulhumale hospital took part in this workshop which was facilitated by the lecturers of Villa College.
The... Read More
Villa College has signed an agreement with the Addu City Council to acquire land from Hithadhoo, Addu City.
The agreement was signed upon winning the bid proposal as submitted by the College, on 21st October 2019, in Addu City by the Addu City Council Mayor, Mr. Abdulla Sadig and the Vice Rector... Read More
22 Diploma in Nursing students of the second semester, 2019 participating in the Oath-Taking ceremony at the Main Hall of Villa College on 15th October 2019. Officiated by the Dr. Ali Nazeem, Medical Director, Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, the event marked the achievement of a milestone in the... Read More
Villa College is now open for applications for the January 2020 Intake.
The new intake offers the opportunity to join 97 different courses from Certificate level 1 to Master’s Degree programmes in different fields, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Teaching,... Read More
Teacher’s Day was celebrated in Villa College on 2nd October 2019. In a joint effort by the Villa College Staff Club and the HR Department, a ceremony was held on the occasion. Addressing our teachers in this ceremony, our Rector, Dr. Ahmed Anwar praised the effort the teachers put into... Read More
A Customer Service training was conducted for the Villa College staff by Mr. Masood Ali on 26th September 2019. This training included various customer service techniques and practices. Our staff were engaged in a lively session where they identified numerous areas, in which the techniques and... Read More
Our 3rd Staff Meeting of 2019 was held on 17Th September 2019. As per usual, the first item on the agenda was the Staff Café Talk. Dr. Ali Fawaz Shareef delivered a motivational speech on the topic “Develop your brand” in this meeting’s edition of the Staff Café... Read More
Promotions were given to some of our staff on 17th September 2019 in our 3rd staff meeting of 2019. Department heads were selected for the newly established Center for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) and the Center for Open and Distance Learning (CODL). Moreover, 2 of our staff were promoted to Dean and... Read More
The Villa College Peer Assisted Learning programme (VC PAL) is a programme designed for students to formally engage in a peer assisted learning environment. This will benefit both the student leaders and the students in the PAL groups. Most alumni of the college state that studying is made much... Read More
At the start of September, Villa College announced the opportunity for the full-time staff to be selected to complete the course, Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching. Higher priority was given to full-time teaching and academic staff without a teaching qualification. The main aim of this programme is... Read More
Villa College Gan Campus has been officially inaugurated on Monday, 29th July 2019. The campus was officially inaugurated in an auspicious ceremony by the Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ahmed Anwar. Rector, Dr. Ahmed Anwar expressed his hope that the students in Laamu Atoll will make ample use of... Read More
The 4th International Conference for Social Research and Innovation, ICSRI 2019 has ended.
The closing keynote address was given by Dr. Arvind Mathur, WHO Representative to the Republic of Maldives on the topic "Taking the bull by the horn: #BeatNCDs". Dr. Arvind Manthur stressed the... Read More
The 4th International Conference for Social Research and Innovation, ICSRI 2019 has begun. This years’ conference was inaugurated with the opening ceremony held today in the Villa College Hall.
The Rector of Villa College, Dr. Ahmed Anwar stressed the importance of research and how research... Read More
Villa College Executives met with a delegation from Joint-Credits Mechanism (JCM) on 11th July 2019, Thursday. The meeting was held to commemorate the successful completion of the installation of solar panels and its operations in the QI Campus of Villa College. Moreover, further ways for... Read More