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...
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...Read more
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...
University of Guyana Vice Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith has warned new students against stealing other people’s works and reproducing it as theirs to help create a culture of honesty as the country is poised to earn huge revenues.
Addressing an orientation for the freshmen and women at the George Walcott Lecture Theatre on Monday afternoon, he warned them against plagiarism which is a global problem. “You are not allowed to plagiarise. Taking somebody else’s work, putting...Read more
The University of Guyana on Monday commenced its classes and welcomed over 3,000 new students to its Turkeyen Campus.
Greeting them with an orientation ceremony, officers of the university encouraged the new students to practice certain values that will result in their success at the end of their respective programmes.
The Department of Public Information (DPI) visited the George Walcott Lecture Theatre (GWLT) to gain insight from some of the new students on the transit...Read more
Five graduates of The University of Guyana have applied for the inaugural Guyana Innovation prize, which was created in February 2018. The Prize aims to promote and support research and ideas of students, staffers and alumni of the university, in the areas of Technology and Agro-Processing. It intends to create commercially viable and sustainable businesses that would boost the private sector and enhance the economic development of Guyana. This initiative is facilitated through the Guyana ...Read more
The University of Guyana, School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI) in partnership with Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Inc. (GSEC), FUGRO, Guyana Goldfields, Worley Parson and the Guyana Telephone, Telegraph Company recently held a local content forum titled “Local Content: A Mechanism for Capacity Building towards Enhanced National Development.”
The two day forum which was held from July 23-24, 2018 at the Arthur Chung Conference Centr...Read more
Professor Ivelaw Griffith, C.C.H, Tenth Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Guyana is please to make the following announcements as part of the university's preparation for the First Oil and Beyond.
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A new department of Pe...Read more