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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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.


The Faculty of Technology 

has been renamed the

Faculty Of Engineering & Technology


A new department of Pe...

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Seven University of Guyana students pursuing studies in various disciplines will later this month join counterparts from India, China, Myanmar, Guyana, Algeria, Thailand and Japan in an intensive two-week Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GE2)  Programme.

The programme offered by the University of Massachusetts’  Lowell Manning School  of Business was created to develop and promote global partnerships and collaborations between the university and leading inte...

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The School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI), University of Guyana, is set to host its first Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference titled Economic Transformation through Entrepreneurship & Innovation.”

The conference will be held from May 20-22 at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel. The event is intended to bring together academic scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers to examine how entrepreneurship has and can continue to support econom...

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New administrative rates for the provision of services for prospective and current students and graduates at The University of Guyana were approved at a Special Meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC), on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The F&GPC is a statutory arm of the University Council. The Council itself includes representatives from the University of Guyana Students’ Society (UGSS), the Ministries of Education and Finance, the Private Secto...

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The University of Guyana Administration and the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) reached an agreement on salary increases of six percent for UA staff for 2017, after months of negotiations. Although the Administration and the University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) had inked their agreement for a raise of 8% for UB staff earlier, the UGWU also needed to be part of the settlement, as it also represents some UA workers.

In addition to the...

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One of the most significant single grants to The University of Guyana, negotiated over the last 11 months with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC). The UG team included Deputy Vice-Chancellor Paloma Mohamed and Dean of the Faculty of Technology Elena Trim.

The GGMC is a long standing partner of The University of Guyana’s Faculty of Technology and more particularly, the Geology department to which the GGMC has granted significant sums in the past; a...

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