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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— 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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