224 students to graduate from the Berbice campus

Guyanese Professor Jaipaul Singh, Professor of Physiology and a Research Degree Tutor, at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, is expected to give the feature address at the 15th Convocation of the Berbice campus, scheduled for November 19, 2016 on the Berbice Campus, Tain, Port Mourant, Corentyne. Professor Singh is a graduate of the University of Guyana with a BSc in Biology.

A total of 224 students are expected to graduate with bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The ceremony will be honoring graduates from all the academic programmes in four of the seven Faculties at the University of Guyana- agriculture and forestry, education and humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

The public is asked to note that in the event of heavy rainfall in the area, an announcement would be made on radio and via the university’s facebook page, about a possible change of venue.


Ms Paulette Henry
Deputy Director
Berbice Campus
The University of Guyana
Tel#: 650-7855


With a current enrollment of some 8,000 students, The University of Guyana (UG) has graduated more than 20,000 students who have gone on to successful careers locally, regionally and internationally. The University is also a major contributor to the national economy and to business and industry. Established in 1963 on a part-time basis with shared space at Queens College, UG moved to its own campus at Turkeyen in 1970 and expanded in 2000 with the addition of the Tain Campus. It now offers more than 60 Under- graduate and Post-graduate Programmes including the Natural Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Urban Planning and Management, Tourism Studies, Education, Creative Arts, Economics, Law, Medicine, Optometry and Nursing. Several online programmes are available and The UG also offers extra-mural classes at four locations through its Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE). The UG also offers the opportunity for student engagement in debating, sports, and cultural, religious and professional activities.

Public Relations Division
November 17, 2016

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