The University of Guyana joins with the artistic community of Guyana and the Caribbean to acknowledge the profound sense of diminution experienced at the loss of painter and anthropologist George Simon, one of the great artists of the contemporary era. The University commiserates with his widow and im- mediate family, recognising at once that this...

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WWF makes significant book donation to the University of Guyana

The University of Guyana (UG) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in recognising the importance of the ad- vancement of education on environmental ethics and social justice in Guyana, partnered on an initiative which saw the addition of thirteen titles, amounting to a donation of thirty-nine books in total to the university’s li- brary.

The books were officially handed over via an onli...

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The University of Guyana Cooperative Credit Union Limited (UGCCUL) has recently launched its ONLINE SERVICE, guidelines to access are as follows:

1. Application Forms can be accessed online through HRMIS or UG’s website a.) Print form, fill out completely, scan and email to, the completed form must clearly state how you intend to receive your funds (MMG or Bank). Once completed, place the original form along with an...

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The University of Guyana as part of its UG Cares Initiative which is geared to support the national effort in combatting Covid-19, has gifted the Palms Geriatric Home, Demerara Mahaica Regional Health Office and Region 6 Regional Democratic Council with a quantity of sanitizing supplies, masks, oximeters and thermometers. The simple but significant handing over activities were held on Monday June 22, 2020 at Region 4, Regional Democratic Office, Triumph, East Coast Demerara, while Region 6...

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  1. Background: This emergency policy document responds to requests from Faculty and Students for a clear policy direction regarding course management and assessment in the disrupted semester 2 of academic year 2019-2020 due to the requirements of physical distancing and hard lockdown in order to arrest and subdue the nCov19 ...

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LEVEL OF SAFE MODE UPGRADED to HIGHEST ALERT - Access to ALL University of Guyana Campuses Completely Restricted from 18:00 h, Monday June 15, 2020.

The administration of the University of Guyana wishes to advise members of our UG community (Faculty, Staff and Students) that we must immediately move to a hard lock down of all UG campuses due to security precautions which must be taken at this time.

Therefore, from 18:00 h on Mon...

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(Georgetown/Guyana/June 11/2020) The University of Guyana Council salutes the historic appoint- ment of Professor Paloma Mohamed–Martin .A.A. as the University of Guyana’s first female Vice-Chancellor in its 57th year of existence since its establishment in 1963.

In June 2019, acting in accordance with the legal provisions of the University Act and Statutes, and specifically, bearing in mind the authority of the Council in Section 11(1) of the University of Guyana Act Ca...

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The University of Guyana's Growth in a Resource-abundant Economy and Environment (GREEN) Institute (UGGI) hosted a lecture via Zoom webinar on June 2, 2020, under the theme: ‘The Resource Curse and De- mocracy: Lessons for Guyana .

The presentation was made by Professor Michael Ross from UCLA Department of Political Science, who shared lessons from oil rich countries such Nigeria, Algeria, Venezuela, Iran etc. as a guide for Guyana to capitalise on the pending Oil Boom.<...

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