The landmark University of Guyana Foundation (UGF), which was 8 years in the making, will be officially launched at 13:00 hrs. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.  

The virtual launch will include remarks by Guyana-born British Member of Parliament David Lammy, Chairman of the UGF and Chancellor of the UG, Professor Edward Greene, a background to the establishment of the Foundation by Vice-Chancellor, XI Professor Paloma Mohamed Martin, and statements from the Conveners of th...

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Close to 2600 graduands of the University of Guyana (UG) will walk the virtual graduation stage in a series of ceremonies beginning February 4, 2022. However, they each have a unique and inspiring story of how they were able to beat the odds in their journey to academic glory.

As part of our ongoing series of student success stories, we feature below some of the graduands who have overcome various obstacles, including losing a loved one, dealing financial hardships, health compli...

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“We Are Extremely Proud of What We Have Accomplished” – Single Parent Mother, Daughter Set to Walk UG’s Virtual Graduation Stage in Upcoming Convocation

L-R (Deandra Daniels (Daughter) & Pamela Atwell (Mother))


It will be an extremely proud moment for 47-Year-old Pamela Atwell and her 21–year-old daughter Deandra Daniels who will both “w...

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Our Beloved Dr. Yesu Persaud

It is with a profound sense of loss that the University of Guyana at this time records its institutional condolences on the passing of a keen and continuous supporter Dr Yesu Persaud. 

Dr Persaud was special to the University in many ways and the University has been happy to have been able to compliment his dearness in tangib...

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First in Their Family to Acquire a University Education; UG Graduands Say  They Are Now Able to Break Barriers and Work Towards Improvement of  Self and Country

Being the first in your family to acquire a University education is quite a proud moment for both the graduate as well as their family as many understand the power of education. That is, how it can transform lives and contribute to building more prosperous and modern societies. It is against thi...

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