Call for Papers - Inaugural Conference for Professional Social Workers in Guyana

Inaugural Conference for for Social Work administrators, practitioners and educators will be held in Guyana on July 20 and 21, 2016 under the theme Standards for Professional Social Work Practice. This conference aims to allow key stakeholders to examine their practice and present research thereby contributing to the knowledge on the needs for ethical and professional practice in Guyana.

UG Council mandated Task Force calls for bold changes in the operation of the national university

On February 11, 12 and 13, 2016, the recently appointed University of Guyana Transformational Task held its initial working session at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown. 

The 30 member Task Force comprised of representatives from constituent groups of the University, stakeholders representing the Government of Guyana, the private sector, civil society, and regional and international academics and professionals.

Over the course of three days the Task force reviewed  selected studies undertaken in the last decade that would have assessed the status of the University and made

Final Examinations Requirement


Please be advised that with reference to final examinations scheduled to commence on November 30, 2015, and last until December 18, 2015; you will be required as is customary to walk with and produce your updated Student ID Cards and examination slips to invigilators before you are allowed to enter the examination room.

Issuance Of The New Student Id Cards

Please be advised that the issuance of the new student ID cards for the year 2015/2016 commenced on Monday, November 2, 2015.

Student ID cards will be issued between the hours of 8:30 h – 12:00 h and 13:00 h – 16:00 h (Mon – Fri) and 9:00 h – 12:00 h and 13:00 – 16:00 h (Sat), at the Centre for Information Technology (CIT) building, Lab 2 (Ground Floor).

In order to successfully receive your ID card on the assigned date, please ensure you have in your possession the following documents:

Q & A for Convocation 2015

Q:       How do I know if I am graduating?

A:  All prospective graduates may check with their Faculty/School to determine their eligibility to           graduate and also their grades summary/profile utilizing the online student account interface.          Additionally, prospective graduates are encouraged to check with the Examinations and/or the           Students’ Welfare Division to confirm approval of their profile at the final board of          examiners.

Notice of Town Hall Meetings and Consultations




A series of the Town Hall Meetings and Consultations on Constitution Reform will be held in the Education Lecture Theatre

UGSS Elections Documents

See below for documents related to the upcoming UGSS Elections:

Expression of Interest

The University of Guyana is inviting qualified professionals to express their interest in lecturing Full-Time in any of the following areas of discipline.

Validity of UG's 2014 Convocation

The following question was asked about the validity of UG’s 2014 Convocation: "Is it correct that the university’s Act and Statutes state that it is only the Chancellor or Pro-Chancellor’s duty to confer on the graduands at a convocation ceremony their respective diplomas, certificates, associate degrees and degrees?"


Ph.D. Scholarship Opportunities Available

The University of Guyana, in collaboration with the Fiji National University and the University of Papua New Guinea invite interested persons to apply for Ph.D. Scholarships under the 

Education for Climate Change Adaptation and Migration (ECCAM)