THE University of Guyana was one of our Independence gifts to ourselves and has remained an enduring example of nationhood. It began as an initiative by the then PPP government and was completed by the succeeding PNC-UF coalition government, making it an example of bi-partisanship.

It rose to become a respected institution of higher learning by attracting some of the most prominent scholars and intellectuals in Guyana and beyond. In the process, many boasted about their UG degree...

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For some time now, I have been silent as misinformation, outright fabrications, and innuendos have been published as journalism products and facilitated as letters to the editor. These have been designed to malign and hurt the image of the University and me, and to impede the progress we are making by doing tangible things to improve the service to students and staff.
Allow me to revisit some of the recent improvements. Readers may recall the newly commissione...

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In the arena of creating music for popular consumption, it is sometimes the case that a song about which one is very excited, and generating high expectations, will land like a thud – seemingly totally dismissed by the population.  An example is my song “Hit The Road,” which I wrote for a Tradewinds studio session in Toronto, extolling that band-on-the-road aspect of Trinidad carnival. I felt it would do well in Port-of-Spain, but it was simply ignored.  In contrast, I did a colu...

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THE Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Centre of Behavioural Sciences and Research at the University of Guyana is set for opening this month.

Construction of the centre was completed a few weeks ago by Buddy’s Construction, a local general construction company which was responsible for the completion of many large-scale construction projects in Guyana.

The next step will be the furnishing of the building and the official opening of the centre for use by students, fac...

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― students exposed to career-guiding information

― Participated in several edutainment sessions

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 6, 2019

The University of Guyana (UG) hosted its annual career fair and open day, at its Tain Berbice Campus on April 5.

The event was attended by hundreds of students from various Primary and Secondary schools across regions 5 and 6. In attendance too were representatives from both government...

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