Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman (second from right) University of Guyana Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith (right) and Managing Director of Schlumberger for Trinidad and the Caribbean, Sean Herrera cut the ribbon. (DP photo)

With the advent of the oil and gas sector in Guyana, the University of Guyana (UG) is now equipped with a Geotechnical computer lab which will serve hundreds of students, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).<...

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Representing UG at the CCJ Law moot competition was Reon Miller, Senior Counsel; Cassandra Jaikaran, Junior Counsel; and Shameza David, Researcher

–at debating CCJ law moot this year

STUDENTS of the University of Guyana (UG) outshone several other teams from across the Caribbean to emerge the Best Academic Institution at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)’s Law Moot competition.

The students, all of the Faculty of Law, were ...

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Sarah Bovell, winner in the University category of the Tony Shields Memorial Essay Competition, being awarded by Patrick Harding. (Ministry of Natural Resources photo)

The Ministry of Natural Resources has announced the winners of its inaugural Tony Shields Memorial Essay Competition, including a University of Guyana (UG) student who has been awarded one year’s tuition.

In a press release issued on Friday, the ministry said the contest, which was launched on January 30t...

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– 140 students in petroleum, mining, geology and engineering programmes to benefit

DPI, Guyana, Friday, March 22, 2019

Over 140 students of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) of the University of Guyana (UG), who are involved in the petroleum, mining, geology and engineering programmes, are slated to benefit from new microscopes donated by the University of Toronto.

The 23 Leitz Polarizing Microscopes val...

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News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Mar. 22, 2019: Guyana’s top tertiary institution is again counting down to another Diaspora conference.

The University of Guyana will host its second ‘Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference’ this July 21-25, 2019 at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel under the theme: ‘Cultural Diversity and Innovation: Engaging the Diaspora for an Enhanced Caribbean Competitive Landscape.’

University officials are targeti...

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The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the University of Guyana (UG), this afternoon, signed an agreement that will see volunteers from the Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) receiving an Introduction to Disaster Risk Management certificate from the University.

This signing, which was done by Director-General (Ag), CDC, Lieutenant Colonel, Kester Craig and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Engagement, UG, Professor Michael Scott, occurred at the conclusion of the launch of th...

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De Sinco-Milex supports chess: Isha De Abreau (right) an official of De Sinco Trading hands over a cheque to St Stanislaus College student Chelsea Juma for her to attend the Carifta Games in Curacao this month. At left is Wendell Meusa, a FIDE national chess instructor and head of the Wendell Meusa Chess Foundation of which Juma is a student. Juma said her desire is to return to Guyana with a medal and a win for her country.

 

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