Georgetown, Guyana, January 1, 2020 --: The University of Guyana is pleased to announce the dates for its second Diaspora conference which was rescheduled in 2019. The new dates are May 28th – June 1st 2020. The theme will be “Investing in Guyana’s Emerging Business, Indigenous, Women and Youth Leaders”. This theme has been chosen in recognition of the need for all Guyanese at home and abroad...Read more
With the recently increased discussions on the University of Guyana (UG) becoming a tuition-free zone, newly appointed Chancellor, Professor Edward Greene believes that making education at the University free is certainly achievable.
During a recent interview with Inews, Professor Greene was asked about his thoughts on the concept of free education at UG. Greene noted that not only is it doable, the right to free education is also enshrined in the Constitution. Read more
The University of Guyana views with deep concern the recent utterances purported to have been made by one of our young students. While we embrace the aspirations of our nation, which is founded on the values of “one people, one nation, one destiny”, we acknowledge that these incidents do not emerge in isolation. In fact, our scholars have been interrogating this persistent national problem for many decades.
The University notes that the student has already voluntarily recanted hi...Read more
Given the anticipated large number of graduates for 2019, the Turkeyen graduation will be staged over two (2) separate ceremonies. The convocation ceremonies for the Turkeyen campus are scheduled for Saturday, November 16, 2019. The schedule for the ceremonies are as follows: