— university graduate returns to Aishalton to teach language to children

INTRODUCING a language which was traditionally spoken by your ancestors to the schools where you live can be challenging, especially when the education system revolves around an English-speaking curriculum.

But the task becomes easier when you were raised in an environment where the language is the primary means of communication. For Leah Cassimero, a proud Wapichan descendant, t...

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Local poet and University of Guyana (UG) student Renata Burnette is set to host what is being billed as “the poetry event of the year” in order to raise funds to pay her tuition fees.

The event, dubbed “Shea Butter,” will see a number of local poets as well as musicians taking the stage this evening at The Duke, in Kingston, Georgetown.


Burnette, 22, whose poetry has reached a wide audience on social media, explained that she chose th...

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Professor Brian Copeland and Professor Ivelaw Griffith display the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies and the University of Guyana to administer a Master’s of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering. (Photo by Terrence Thompson)

The University of Guyana (UG) yesterday launched its BSc degree in food science at an all-day symposium at the Turkeyen Campus.

Acquiring a Degree in Food Science presents endless job opportunities, according to  Head of the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Natural Science, Samantha Joseph.


 “This degree is so multifaceted, you can have employment within the food industry, you can have employment in academia, you ca...

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Cabinet last week gave its no-objection to the award of several multi-million dollar contracts, including for the supply of fibre optic cables as well as for electrical upgrades at the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus.

Minister of State Joseph Harmon told a post-Cabinet press briefing last Friday that under the Ministry of Public Telecommunications, a US$323,550 ($67.7 million) contract was awarded to Zhongtian Technology Group Company for the supply of fibre optic cables. ...

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University of Guyana’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Griffith.

As Guyana’s economy continues to evolve, the University of Guyana (UG) is taking steps to keep abreast with the changes and is introducing programmes to equip persons for the job market. The latest course to be added to the institution’s curriculum is a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Food Science.

Acquiring a Degree in Food Science presents endless job opportunities. This declaration was m...

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The University of Guyana (UG) and the United Minibus Union-UG Turkeyen Branch (UMU-UGTB) recently signed a three-year agreement for the Union to provide a mini bus service for staffers and students who commute to and from Georgetown and the East Coast of Demerara. The agreement was signed by Registrar of the University Dr Nigel Gravesande and President of the United Minibus Union Mr Eon Andrews.

The agreement caters for the provision of the bus service by the 47 registered Route ...

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