Upcoming Closure Alert

September 9, 2019 Mauritius will host a visit from Pope Francis on September 9, 2019.  Traffic may be extremely congested, and emergency services’ ability to respond, such as ambulances and police, may be impeded.  The availability of taxis or other transportation services may be severely limited.  Restaurants and grocery stores may be closed. The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis will be closed on …

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2nd annual English Language Learning and Teaching Conference

Join the 2nd annual English Language Learning and Teaching Conference at Curtin University on Saturday August 24, from 08:00 to 16:00 hrs.  Plethora of local and international speakers will share their expertise on Creativity in the Classroom. Deadline to apply is Monday August 19. Click here for more information.

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EducationUSA to Host Several Workshops in November

The EducationUSA adviser is running several sessions at the U.S. Embassy for students during the month of November. If you are interested in any one of the below, send an email to MaherallyIM@state.gov to confirm your attendance or call at 202-4453. There are also skype sessions with admissions officers of U.S. universities. This is an opportunity to learn …

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The First Annual Conference on English Language Teaching & Learning

Exciting News! Are you an English Teacher? Do you want to share successful techniques with like-minded enthusiastic English teachers? Maybe you have teaching techniques that you have developed and mastered in the Mauritian context and that help you teach English beyond the exam, integrating communicative, creative, collaborative and/or critical thinking skills into the classroom? Maybe …

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Scam Alert!

The U.S. Embassy is aware of an ongoing tender scam using our name to fraudulently request sample items or money.  If your business receives a tender from a “Mr. Kerry Collins,”  usa@embassytenders.com  or  info@embassytenders.com , please do not act on this request and contact us immediately at  Portlouis_GSO@state.gov U.S. Government procurement follows strict regulations outlined in the U.S. …

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Sports Envoy Kelsey Perlman Highlights Gender Equality and Cohesion in Mauritius Through Soccer

Africa Regional Services’ Soccer Envoy Kelsey Perlman had a stellar week-long program in Mauritius from July 30-August 6.   Kelsey’s program kicked off on July 30, where at the invitation of our partners and collaborators – the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Mauritius Football Association – she attended the final of the Council of …

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Education USA Pre-Departure Orientation Program

Wednesday July 19, 2017 – Macarty House, Vacoas Each year, the U.S. Embassy sponsors its Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) program for all students who have been accepted into undergraduate/graduate programs at various universities and colleges in the United States that start that Fall, including Fulbright and Humphrey Exchange participants.  The PDO is hosted by the Embassy’s …

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Once Upon a Time… Dasha Kelly Hamilton Was in Mauritius!

From a creative writing class with authors to a talk with NGOs on how to help children express their emotions through art to discussing the creative industry with entrepreneurs, spoken word artist, writer and social entrepreneur Dasha Kelly Hamilton had a busy schedule during her stay in Mauritius.

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