University of Guyana

Type: Organization
Name: University of Guyana
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Guyana university raises tuition fees on eve of new academic year

University of Guyana library (Credit: uog.edu.gy)GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Wednesday July 23, 2014, CMC – One week before registration begins for the new academic year students attending The University of Guyana (UG) will be faced with an increase in tuition ... [Published Caribbean360 - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

“I learnt my purpose when I joined the Force”

- Retired Senior Superintendent of Police Owen Trotz, reflects on his career and life “A person has to first of all know their purpose, and I learnt my purpose when I joined the Guyana Police Force, I knew that I was working for the state, and getting ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Seventeen companies collectively donate $355,000 to UG 50th Anniversary Committee

SEVENTEEN companies, responding to a request from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce Inc. (GCCI), collectively donated the sum of $355,000 to the University of Guyana’s 50th Anniversary Committee last Thursday.GCCI President Lance Hinds, who officially ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana offshore exploration faces setbacks

Guyana's government information agency (GINA) reported that Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud said that offshore exploration in areas being contested by neighbouring Venezuela is facing “some setbacks”.Responding to questions ... [Published Offshore Engineer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Private sector to address concerns about skilled workers with UG

…as financial aid handed over to 50th Anniversary CommitteeIn light of the fact that there is limited availability of skilled workers, the private sector is gearing to collaborate with the University of Guyana (UG) with a view of deriving a remedial ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Minister, Finance Minister to answer APNU question at next sitting of House

PRIME Minister Samuel Hinds, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, will respond to questions posted by APNU MP Joseph Harmon at the next sitting of the National Assembly.Harmon is questioning the financial arrangements made with the National Communications ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Luncheon: Forensic Science ‘Lab’ a landmark achievement

–in fight against crime, violenceTHE Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory, an addition to the inventory of national institutions, was an idea crafted by the 2006-2011 Jagdeo-led People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Administration, which today remains ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

UG access road overhaul to conclude today

THE Ministry of Public Works has been pushing the University of Guyana access road overhaul project since the aggregate material arrived, and the works are expected to conclude today.Road Engineer Lawrence Mentis said that the aggregate (stone materials ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Vox pop…

UG students weigh in on impending hike in tuition feesAFTER much controversy surrounding the issue of increased tuition at Guyana’s premier tertiary institution, the University of Guyana, Vice-Chancellor Jacob Opadeyi has revealed that despite some dissatisfaction, ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

UG aims to minimize importation of skills

University of Guyana Vice Chancellor Dr. Jacob Opadeyi has highlighted the entity’s ambition to minimize its dependence on foreign experts to work on local projects.The institution hosted four days of extensive consultations with the anticipation of gaining ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

26 participating in GPF/UG Middle Manager course

THE opening ceremony of the 25th Junior Officers Course organised by the Guyana Police Force on Friday saw participation from 26 men and women, representing the armed forces of Guyana.The Middle Managers listen to the addresses by Minister Rohee and Commissioner ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Comprehensive Legal Education Reform urged for upcoming CARICOM Summit

– AG NandlallFOLLOWING discussions between the Government of Guyana, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the law schools of the Region, the upcoming CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting is set to address the comprehensive reform of legal education in ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jun 27 2014]

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Guyana university raises tuition fees on eve of... [Published Caribbean360 - 5 hours ago]
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Mental health situation at crisis level, says D... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 21 2014]
“I learnt my purpose when I joined the Force” [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 21 2014]
Family Affair exists at GRA…Sattaur employs two... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 20 2014]
Burnham’s historians are not fighting back [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 20 2014]
YEST has again provided a lifeline for youths –... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 20 2014]
Repair at a fraction and save cash, says Windsc... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 20 2014]
Seventeen companies collectively donate $355,00... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 20 2014]
Portrait in honour of Nelson Mandela unveiled [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 19 2014]
Guyana offshore exploration faces setbacks [Published Offshore Engineer - Jul 19 2014]
Saint Lucia: Caribbean Grapples with Intense Ne... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 18 2014]
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Private sector to address concerns about skille... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 18 2014]
68 apprentices graduate from Port Mourant Train... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 17 2014]
Prime Minister, Finance Minister to answer APNU... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 17 2014]
$1B forensic lab commissioned [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 15 2014]
Dr Luncheon: Forensic Science ‘Lab’ a landmark ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 15 2014]
Offshore exploration facing some setbacks [Published CaribSeek - Jul 15 2014]
JOYCE ENID SINCLAIR–Service excellence high on ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 13 2014]
Preserving Our Literary Heritage : Another woma... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 13 2014]
While ‘interference’ may be tolerated, a call f... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 12 2014]
Caribbean legal education needs comprehensive r... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 12 2014]
Caricom mooting concrete measures to resolve la... [Published CaribSeek - Jul 11 2014]
Guyana Foundation empowers female entrepreneurs... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 10 2014]
UG access road overhaul to conclude today [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 09 2014]
The Mentality of the PPP Government – “is Guyan... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 08 2014]
Saint Lucia: OECS Provides Assistance for Clima... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 08 2014]
Vox pop… [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 07 2014]
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