UG Administration committed to meaningful dialogue

The Unions’ recommencement of industrial action is because a scheduled meeting of the Negotiation Team was not held due to the lack of a quorum, and their statement of June 18 noted that it was the 2nd time that the Administration had breached the Terms of Resumption.

Administration wishes to advise that there were 9 items on the Terms of Resumption and the unions were referencing 2 – (i) resumption of discussions at the bilateral level on a monthly basis for the next 3 months and thereafter on a mutually agreed basis to discuss matters of

UG Commence Outreach to Secondary Schools

Dear Colleagues,

On Monday, April 23, the Public Relations Division commenced the 2012 outreach to secondary schools through out Guyana. The secondary schools located in Region #5 were the first to be visited.

According to Public Relations Officer Paulette Paul, “These visits are intended to inform about the university's programmes, entry requirements, tuition costs, accommodation and the application process.

Register Online for Summer Programmes

Students hoping to register for the 2012 Summer Programme should note the following:

  1. the programme is scheduled to commence on Thursday, June 28, 2012 and end on Wednesday, August 22, 2012
  2. your registration cannot exceed eight (8) credits
  3.  from this year the registration

Online Library Services Now Available at Turkeyen Campus

The Turkeyen Library launched its online Public Access Catalogue service on April 2, 2012 using the KOHA Integrated Library System. Students and staff are now able to find out whether a book is available in the Library, the number of copies and the status of each of those copies(borrowed, available for borrowing).

Users can also search for books using various

Contract signed by UG for the review and enhancement of the Regulatory Framework

On March 16, 2012, the University of Guyana and Trevor Hamilton & Associates of Jamaica signed a contract under which the latter will conduct a consultancy titled: Review and Enhancement of the Regulatory Framework for the Improvement of Operations at the University of Guyana.  The consultancy is financed

2012 Summer Course Demand

Students wishing to register for course(s) to be offered this year must indicate their interest to the School of Professional Development not later than FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 at 16:30h.

You will not be allowed to carry more than a total of

Pending strike action causes cancellation of UG Open/Career Day

The call for strike action from Monday, February 27 to Wednesday, February 29 by the two unions representing academic and non academic staff at the Turkeyen campus, has led to the cancellation of the Open/Career Day that was scheduled for Friday, March 2.

According to Public Relation Officer Paulette Paul, “the call for strike action was taken

Call For Papers - Research Day in Arts and Sciences

Thursday-Friday, May 3-4, 2012, University of Guyana

Organised by the School of Education & Humanities

A special Research Day in the Arts and Sciences; all disciplines, including Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, Pure and the Applied Sciences, has been organised to recognise the research work of the members of the University of Guyana. 

UG Administration committed to working with all stakeholders

The University of Guyana Administration would like to thank the Ministry of Labour for brokering the agreement between the Administration, the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA)

A Message to All University of Guyana Students

Dear Students,

First, forgive me as this statement to you is a bit lengthy. You might be aware that the University of Guyana Students Society (UGSS), the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) and the University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) have decided on strike action in the form of a ‘sit in’ at the University of Guyana. The initial period for this action is Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th February 2012. That means your lecturers will turn up to classes but