Dear Editor,

I wish to comment on the letter by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor of UWI, and to also put a few questions to him about President Ali’s doctoral research.

Professor Beckles letter was titled ‘Emerging relationship between UWI, Guyana can only positively affect inter-university partnership’.

I would propose that the approach to this partnership is that the University of Guyana (UG) must lead and the UWI play the supporting role.

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Dear Editor,

Like me, the Caribbean and the rest of the world must have been shocked on hearing the news last week that the UWI would train 20,000 Guyanese over a period of five years.

A release issued by the University of the West Indies (UWI) stated that negotiations are currently ongoing to finalise an agreement to develop the “human capital” of Guyanese.

What an insult to the University of Guyana (UG) and Guyanese people by the new PPP Government led by Dr...

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(Georgetown/ Guyana/October 2, 2020) The University of Guyana at an emergency Academic Board summoned by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paloma Mohamed late last evening agreed to several measures aimed at ensuring a smooth and consistent start of the new semester for all students, in the wake of thousands of docu- ments now pouring into the Registry of the University from feeder institutions.

Though additional resources and extended processing hours have been employed for...

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Georgetown, Guyana, September 20, 2020: The University of Guyana Press will be hosting a Public Consultation with Members of the Press’s editorial and management Boards, staff, students and other key stakeholders on September 23, 2020 from 10:00 h to 12:00 h via Zoom. The objects of the Consultation are to examine the Structure, Focus and Future of the UG Press.

This initiative will assist the University in restructuring, resourcing, strengthening and aligning th...

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