– Says UG’s Director of Strategic Initiatives

THERE are factors which push and pull persons to migrate and as a result Director of Strategic Initiatives at the University of Guyana (UG) Dr. Fitzgerald Yaw has said that policies should be developed in Guyana so that migration can be made more rational.

Speaking during a panel discussion at the third annual Global Migration Film Festival organised by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Y...

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The decision of the University of Guyana Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC) to approve salary increases at the rate of 3% for all eligible UA staff and 4% for all eligible UB staff, retroactive to January 1, 2018 at its meeting on November 14, 2018 was unanimous. It must be pointed out that the President of the University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) participated in that F&GPC meeting.

The University of Guyana Administration has always adopted an “open door”...

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Eagles and University of Guyana [UG] Trojans, secured easy wins in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] ‘League Championship’, on Wednesday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael streets.

Eagles soared past Vikings 66-57. The combination of Sherland Gillis and Shamar Huntley led the way for the victor with 20 and 18 points respectively.


Adding seven and six points each were Kheon Evans and Dequan Wray respectively...

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Photograph of Dr. Fitzgerald Yaw's visit to Niagara Community College on November 13, 2018. He participated in the 2018 Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program Collaboration Mission.

The leaders were from Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Guyana, Barbados, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico.



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Director of the Foreign Service Institute, Ambassador Ronald Austin has applauded past and present diplomats for their sterling contribution to Guyana on the international stage. The Ambassador made the commendation at the University of Guyana (UG) Tenth Vice Chancellor’s Renaissance Lecture.

“In this great international arena at different levels [United Nations, Commonwealth and within the CARICOM], we’ve done exceptionally well, because I believe our diplomats were committed to...

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The University of Guyana (UG) and almost a dozen post-secondary education partners yesterday signed an agreement for the formation of the Higher Education Consortium on Engineering and Mining (HECEM), which is intended to guide education and professional development training for Guyana’s energy and extractive industries, including the oil and gas sector.

The HECEM is expected to function as a body that would not only seek to develop new curricula and joint programmes to address t...

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Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) Professor Ivelaw Griffith (at centre, seated), flanked by representatives of the various local technical institutions which signed on to the HECEM (Samuel Maughn photo)

IN response to the need for high-quality education and professional development training in the extractive sector, particularly oil and gas, the University of Guyana (UG) has joined with local technical institutes to form a Higher Education Consortium...

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By Indrawattie Natram
TWENTY-one-year-old Rovindra Lakenarine, who lives in Golden Fleece Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam ( Region Two) has graduated as the Second Best Graduating Student for the Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Guyana. Lakenarine was given the award at the 52nd Convocation Ceremony held on November 9.

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The University of Guyana for the first time conferred four honorary doctorates to distinguished Guyanese during its 52nd convocation ceremony held at the National Cultural Centre, Georgetown.

The Chancellor, Professor Eon Harris, conferred Doctor of Letters to Eddy Grant for excellence in music and civic engagement, Yesu Persaud received iconic leadership in business and banking, Jairaj Sobhraj for excellence in entrepreneurship and philanthropy and Laura George for outstand...

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-1,730 students graduate

-Graduands from several new courses

-Three charges delivered by guest speakers

-Valedictorian says women are the future

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, November 10, 2018

More than one thousand seven hundred students graduated today at the University of Guyana’s 52ndConvocation in three back-to-back ceremon...

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