— 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 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’s Student Society was established in 1973. Since then, the society has held elections every year to select a new President for the management of its proceedings. Dauntingly, only two women had ever been elected to serve as president of this student body.
That is, until October 1, when Devta Ramroop became only the third woman president of the prestigious university’s student society.
At 24, Devta Ramroop is in her final year of reading for her Biology...

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The Ministry of Education and the University of Guyana today commissioned a Facilities Maintenance Division building at the University’s Turkeyen campus.

The facility will house some 100 permanent and part-time staff responsible for eight broad areas of maintenance: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, estates, grounds, transport, custodial and building. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry, emphasised the importance of proper mai...

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Construction of the Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Centre for behavioral studies and research has begun at the University of Guyana.
Buddy’s Construction is set to renovate what is known as the “Spicy Dish” building on the university campus into a facility used for the psychology center facility. The project should be completed by December 31, 2018.
In less than a year after collaborating with various organizations, including the Caribbean Alliance Network of Psychological Associatio...

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