I write this letter as a Student of the University of Guyana.
Many times we as a people focus on the negatives and we never acknowledge the positives of a person or institution. Recently some staff members of the University of Guyana staged a protest for an increase in wages. While I will not comment on this, as I advocate for fair compensation for work, I’d like to speak to the negativity that has been linked to the activities spearheaded by the Vice Chancell...

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Nandalal Aher (DPI photo)

The Global Maritime Consultants Group (GMCG) has completed a three-day oil and gas training programme on offshore activities, and in the coming months will be offering more comprehensive and direct programmes, Global Business head for the company, Nandalal Aher said.


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The University of Guyana on Wednesday evening hosted a symposium to honour the life and music of the late composer Valerie Rodway, days after the Ministry of Presidency renamed the National Trust of Guyana building, the Valerie Rodway House in her honour.

The observance came one day the Guyanese composer was commemorated by President David Granger, First Lady Sandra Granger and several government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.

In brief remarks, at the Ed...

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(Ministry of Education Photo)

The University of Guyana yesterday launched the Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CoETaL), dedicated to teaching and learning scholarship.

Yesterday’s launching ceremony, which involved the hosting of a symposium at the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation Lecture Hall, was attended by Minister of Education (MoE) Nicolette Henry and Professor Percy Hintzen, Director of African and African Diaspora Affair...

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The University of Guyana (UG) is set to beef up security measures following bomb threats that virtually shut down its operations since last week.


From Left: Professor Ivelaw Griffith, Deputy Police Commissioner Maxine Graham, Crime Chief Lyndon Alves, and the Director of Strategic Initiatives at UG Dr. Fitzgerald Yaw


Last Tuesday, threats of bombs...

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Citing public safety, Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, yesterday remanded a 25-year-old student of the University of Guyana (UG) to prison, after it was alleged that she mad

Students and staff leaving the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus on Thursday, February 8, 2019. (photo by Keon Skeete)

A female University of Guyana student was Friday arrested in connection with two days of bomb threats at the University of Guyana, forcing that tertiary institution to close its doors until next week, authorities said.

She has been identified as Dianne Jafferali, said to be a close relative of a staunch People’s Progressive Party (PP...

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