— young Bartican set to graduate from UG with distinction in Economics

By Gabriella Chapman

AS Tamya Healis anxiously awaits graduation from the University of Guyana (UG) on Saturday, she anticipates her dream to take her hometown, Bartica, to higher heights in terms of development.

This 23-year-old expressed her passion to the Guyana Chronicle while sharing her prolonged years of accomplishments in Bartica. She has been an ...

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History was created when, on the recommendation of the University of Guyana Academic Board, the University Council at its 2018 Annual Business meeting on Thursday, November 8, unanimously adopted the proposal to confer the university’s first honorary doctorate degrees upon four outstanding Guyanese at the 52nd Convocation of the Turkeyen campus to be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the National Cultural Center.

In commenting on this milestone in the 55 years of the instit...

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At its convocation ceremony set for Saturday [November 10, 2018], the University of Guyana [UG] will graduate its first batch of students from its School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation [SEBI].
The School was launched in 2017 and, according to information released by the university, the prospective graduates, at the time, were Third Year students in the Faculty of Social Sciences pursing programmes that were transferred to SEBI.
This weekend, the university will g...

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The second annual Diaspora and Entrepreneurial Conference is set for June 16-20, 2019 at the Ramada Hotel, Providence, East Bank Demerara.
The focus will be on enhancing understanding of the ways in which skills within the Diaspora can contribute to the development of Guyana and the wider Caribbean.
Under the theme, ‘Building a New Business Paradigm: Engaging the Diaspora for an Enhanced Caribbean Competitive Landscape Consider Papers/Panels/Participation,’ the conference see...

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The University of Guyana [UG] is set to graduate its first batch of Speech and Language Therapists under its Medical Rehabilitation Programme next month.
This batch of therapists comprises of five females all of whom will be plugged into the public health sector to help advance its speech therapy agenda.
The inaugural Speech Therapy batch includes Lisa Sam, Gordonieka De Freitas, Sonia Fredericks, Kerianne Richards and Michelle Jackman. Four of the five students [Sam, Dr. Fre...

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The University of Guyana, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, officially launched the Institute for Food and Nutrition Security (IFANS) with a symposium yesterday at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre.
The Institute, while serving as an education and research centre for students pursuing studies in like fields, is part of efforts to facilitate a national system of food and nutrition security, and a broader mechanism required by CARICOM,...

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(October 25, 2018) – “If we are to effectively create and disseminate knowledge on nutrition for safe, productive and sustainable societies, we need to develop our youth, bring them into the conversation and mechanics as it is the youth who will live with the consequences of hunger, poverty and climate change if these threats are not adequately addressed and mitigated.”

Those were the words of Minister of Education, Dr. Hon. Nicolette Henry as she addressed the gathering at the A...

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