Two new Commissioners were on Wednesday sworn in to serve on the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for the next three years.

Dr. Leyland Marvin Lucas and Ms. Verlyn Eleanor Klass took the Oath of Office before President David Granger, bringing the PUC to its full complement.

“Now that the Commission has been bolstered with new members, we can certainly get the job done in a more efficient manner because as you would imagine, in the last four months I couldn’t make any d...

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– President Granger says PUC is the guardian of the public interest

Georgetown, Guyana (May 8, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, reiterated that the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is “the guardian of the public interest” as he administered the Oath of Office to Ms. Verlyn Klass and Dr. Leyland Lucas, who will now serve as members of the Commission.

At the simple swearing-in ceremony, which was held at the Ministry of the Presidency, t...

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Dear Editor,

We the undersigned hereby write this letter of support for Vice Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith as he deals with personal, misleading and scurrilous attacks of his stewardship of the University of Guyana.

 

First, we should state that each of us has spent many decades in academia, in faculty and many senior academic administrative positions at some major universities in the United States. We are personal and professional colleag...

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Dear Editor,

I write to express my support for Vice Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith and the renewal of his contract at the University of Guyana. I hope to use this brief letter to sound my reasons for supporting his continuing in the post and that these may be weighed in the balance amidst those calling for him to be replaced.

I met the Vice Chancellor the very year he was appointed. He is the first Vice Chancellor of the University I had met. He had come to London and gave ...

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The University of Guyana celebrates completion of 10 years of offering online services on the 19th April 2019. Students Records Management System (SRMS) was opened for Online Applications on the 19th April 2009.

Prior to this, Prospective Students, Current Students and Alumni had to make their applications on paper for various students services. After the launch of SRMS, many features like Registration for courses, Leave of Absence, Change of Registration, Exemptions, Transf...

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The University of Guyana (UG) is gearing to host a public lecture on ‘Why Gender Matters: The crisis in Youth Masculinities and Natural Hazards’ by Professor Rhoda Reddock of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.
The event is scheduled for tomorrow, April 30 at 17:00hrs at the Education Lecture Theatre, UG, Turkeyen Campus, Greater Georgetown.
Reddock is a Professor of Gender, Social Change and Development and former Deputy Principal of...

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