The decision of the University of Guyana Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC) to approve salary increases at the rate of 3% for all eligible UA staff and 4% for all eligible UB staff, retroactive to January 1, 2018 at its meeting on November 14, 2018 was unanimous. It must be pointed out that the President of the University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) participated in that F&GPC meeting.

The University of Guyana Administration has always adopted an “open door”...

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Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) Professor Ivelaw Griffith (at centre, seated), flanked by representatives of the various local technical institutions which signed on to the HECEM (Samuel Maughn photo)

IN response to the need for high-quality education and professional development training in the extractive sector, particularly oil and gas, the University of Guyana (UG) has joined with local technical institutes to form a Higher Education Consortium...

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By Indrawattie Natram
TWENTY-one-year-old Rovindra Lakenarine, who lives in Golden Fleece Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam ( Region Two) has graduated as the Second Best Graduating Student for the Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Guyana. Lakenarine was given the award at the 52nd Convocation Ceremony held on November 9.

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The University of Guyana for the first time conferred four honorary doctorates to distinguished Guyanese during its 52nd convocation ceremony held at the National Cultural Centre, Georgetown.

The Chancellor, Professor Eon Harris, conferred Doctor of Letters to Eddy Grant for excellence in music and civic engagement, Yesu Persaud received iconic leadership in business and banking, Jairaj Sobhraj for excellence in entrepreneurship and philanthropy and Laura George for outstand...

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-1,730 students graduate

-Graduands from several new courses

-Three charges delivered by guest speakers

-Valedictorian says women are the future

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, November 10, 2018

More than one thousand seven hundred students graduated today at the University of Guyana’s 52ndConvocation in three back-to-back ceremon...

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Dr. Eddy Grant proudly acknowledged his achievement as Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana applaud

“I am a creator of words, music and groove to touch your heart and to touch your soul.”

That was how Edmond Montague ‘Eddy’ Grant – distinguished Guyanese musician – described himself on Saturday morning as he was bestowed with an Honorary Doctorate Degree by Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Prof. Nigel Harris for his ‘Excellence in Music and ...

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The University of Guyana Finance and General Purposes Committee, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, unanimously approved the request of Vice-Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith for salary increases at the rate of 3% for all eligible UA staff and 4% for all eligible UB staff, retroactive to January 1, 2018. These increases will be paid to staff members of the University of Guyana by Thursday, December 20, 2018. Considering the increases granted for 2017, this makes the combined increase over...

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A three percent pay increase has been approved for academic staff [UA] of the University of Guyana [UG] while support staff [UB] will be eligible for a four percent increase. The pay increase will be retroactive to January 1, 2018.
This is according to information released by the university’s public relations department which yesterday revealed that the institution’s Finance and General Purpose Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved the request of Vice Chancellor, Professor Ive...

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THE University of Guyana Berbice Campus on Saturday conferred degrees and diplomas to 200 students at that institution’s convocation.

The university also graduated 15 students from the newly introduced programme in the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.
Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith, in his short address, referenced a famous quote by Sir Shridat Ramphal, “We have learned that education, when it is not geared to...

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