University of Guyana

Type: Organization
Name: University of Guyana
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Racism and national consciousness

In our last issue of The Camera, Gary Pieters, president of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, UARR, told Eyes: “Race matters and there is still a lot of work to be done to truly reflect America’s or Canada’s vision of a just society.”Indeed, given ... [Published Caribbean Camera - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

THE TANGLED WEB AT CITY HALL

This charade that is taking place at City Hall should be brought to an end. It is turning out to be a Naipaulian farce.How can the City Council pass a no-confidence motion against the Town Clerk whom it had previously passed a no-confidence motion against? ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Forklift driver on causing death charge granted $1M bail

A forklift driver has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a crash on Dennis Street,Campbellville, Georgetown, which claimed the life of a senior bookbinder attached to the University of Guyana.One week after the accident, Balgobin ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Court Supt. obtains approval for legal studies at Hugh Wooding

If all goes well, in two years’ time, the Guyana Police Force will have within its ranks a qualified attorney at law.This follows the administration’s granting of approval for Deputy Superintendent of Police, Edmund Cooper, to proceed to theHugh Wooding ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Police Force launches media relations training for ranks

The Guyana Police Force, in keeping with one of the objectives of its strategic plan for 2013-2017 under the strategic priority of developing partnership, yesterday launched a five day Police Media Relations Officers Training Seminar.The seminar which ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Police nab man just after committing a robbery at knife point

KEVIN Innis might not have had his luck with him yesterday since police ranks in ‘C’‘ Division caught up with him seconds after he held a Canje Berbice resident at knife point and robbed him of the latest iPhone on the market.The Guyana Chronicle was ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Guyanese government to provide student loans to cover increased fees

Guyana’s finance minister, Dr Ashni Singh, says his Government will be providing funding for loans to assist students at the University of Guyana with meeting the cost of the recently announced increased tuition fees at the school.The minister says Cabinet ... [Published Power 106 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana govt to fund student loans for increased tuition fees

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The Guyana government Wednesday said it would provide funding for students loans following the decision by the University of Guyana (UG) to increase tuition fees. ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

THERE IS NO NEED FOR THE UNIVERSITY TO WAIT ON THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE

I do not see why the University of Guyana should have to close its doors unless the government provides loans to students. I do not see, also, why the government should continue to provide such funding.First of all, the Student Loan Facility operated ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

UG closure threat

Vice Chancellor threatens campus wide shut-down- Finance Minister says comments are misplacedVICE Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), Professor Jacob Opadeyi yesterday threatened a shut-down of the entire campus in the second week of the first ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Visually impaired CSEC top students say ‘sky is the limit’

–praise learning programme for giving them a chance at successTHE Guyana Society for the Blind yesterday released the results of its first batch of students to have written the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations; and the Guyana ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Several Secondary Schools to be upgraded

St. Rose’s High School is among a number of secondary schools along with the University of Guyana that will undergo upgrading works shortly.In an advertisement in yesterday’s edition of the Guyana Chronicle, the Ministry of Education invited bids for ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 11 2014]

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"The university expects that this added revenue will be used to create new academic services and facilities, help hire new faculty and expand and improve programme offerings. In general, to improve the quality of services offered by the university" the statement read

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Racism and national consciousness [Published Caribbean Camera - Aug 29 2014]
THE TANGLED WEB AT CITY HALL [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 28 2014]
Court Supt. obtains approval for legal studies ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 27 2014]
Forklift driver on causing death charge granted... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 27 2014]
Police Force launches media relations training ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 26 2014]
Chronicle Weekend Roundup with Telesha Ramnarin... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 24 2014]
Police nab man just after committing a robbery ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 23 2014]
Guyanese government to provide student loans to... [Published Power 106 - Aug 21 2014]
Government approves loans for hiked UG tuition ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 21 2014]
Government to fund student loans for increased ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 21 2014]
Guyana govt to fund student loans for increased... [Published Jamaica Observer - Aug 20 2014]
UG’s ICT Network Infrastructure for upgrade [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 20 2014]
UG accounting system, other areas to improve wi... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 19 2014]
Vibrant and talented broadcaster, Michella Abra... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 17 2014]
Caribbean Press launches newest collection of p... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 17 2014]
The PPP is content to maintain the status quo o... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 17 2014]
THERE IS NO NEED FOR THE UNIVERSITY TO WAIT ON ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 16 2014]
Use of Facilities Fee will be transparent – UG ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 16 2014]
“We are not going to let the students suffer” –... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 16 2014]
North West student among outstanding CSEC perfo... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 14 2014]
Rudy Insanally launches ‘Dancing between the Ra... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
UG closure threat [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
GSB MAKES CSCE DREAM A REALITY [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 14 2014]
Uncertainty about students’ loans could result ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 14 2014]
Visually impaired CSEC top students say ‘sky is... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 14 2014]
QC student is named top national performer at CSEC [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 13 2014]
A need to move forward [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 13 2014]
Region Three and Five residents receive Gov’t l... [Published CaribSeek - Aug 12 2014]
GUYANA: FREE LAPTOPS PROGRAMME WELL RECEIVED [Published NAM News Network - Aug 12 2014]
Several Secondary Schools to be upgraded [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 11 2014]
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