Focus on UG Newsletter Posts

Focus on UG informs about news emanating from the University of Guyana (UG) and is usually updated on the last Wednesday of every month. The articles are submitted by the University’s Public Relations Division, to which comments may be directed. (Tel: 222-5402, Fax: 222-2490) Email:

March 2017

UG establishes a university press

The University of Guyana (UG) and Ian Randle Publishers (IRP) of Jamaica signed an agreement on March 16, 2017 to establish The University of Guyana Press as the publishing arm of UG to create an outlet for the scholarly work of faculty and student researchers, as part of efforts to boost research and scholarship

Small Campus Fire at Turkeyen Contained

The University of Guyana is working with the investigators from the Guyana Fire Service and Guyana Police Force to determine the cause of a small fire which started at around 10:00 h on Tuesday, Ma

UG has commenced consultations on the proposed School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation

The University of Guyana (UG) has commenced a three-day outreach to several Administrative Regions in Guyana to share the draft report of the feasibility team commissioned to look into

224 students to graduate from the Berbice campus

Guyanese Professor Jaipaul Singh, Professor of Physiology and a Research Degree Tutor, at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, is expected to give the feature address at the 15th Convocation of the Berbice campus, scheduled for November 19, 2016 on the Berbice Campus, Tain, Port Mourant, Corentyne. Professor Singh is a graduate of the University of Guyana with a BSc in Biology.

A total of 224 students are expected to graduate with bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The ceremony will be honoring graduates from all the academic

50th Convocation scheduled for November 12

Guyanese Dr Vincent Adams, Deputy Field Manager in the US Department of Energy, is expected to deliver the keynote address at the 50th Convocation of The University of G

2016 Convocation Advisory

Please note that graduation packages for the 50th Convocation activity are available. With effect from Tuesday, October 25, 2016, please proceed as follows:

Conversion of the building that housed the LRC to the Vice-Chancellery

As the University of Guyana pursues its renaissance, significant strides are being made to improve the lives of students and staff at Turkeyen.

Vice-Chancellor Resolves 5% Tuition Adjustment Issues

Vice-Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith met with his Cabinet, student leaders and the wider student body on Monday, October 3, on his return to Guyana earlier that day from business travel abroad

High level UG team back from successful Renaissance Weekend in New York

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG) Professor Ivelaw Griffith led a high level team to New York from September 1-6, 2016.