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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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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DEAR EDITOR,

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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Nearly 400 undergraduate students at The University of Guyana (UG) last week were involved in research conferences held in Guyana and Georgia, USA, to showcase their research projects. The Guyana aspect took the form of the Third Annual Undergraduate Research Conferences, held on April 10, 11, and 12, and the event in Georgia was the 2019 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, an international gathering that brings together student researchers from around the world. 
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The Ministry of Education, in a recent letter to The University of Guyana (UG) Council, advised the institution of a request made to the Auditor General’s Office to conduct a special audit of the University’s finances, following a request by the unions at UG. In commenting on this development in the industrial relations at the University, ViceChancellor Professor Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith said, “The Administration welcomes the opportunity to clear the air on the allegations and assertions by t...

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Dear editor, 
 
For some time now I have been silent as misinformation, outright fabrications, and innuendo 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....

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