University of Guyana

Type: Organization
Name: University of Guyana
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

CHEAPSKATE!

Is the United States Embassy in Guyana serious? How far does it think US$7,600 worth of supplies is going to go to help clean up the city? How much is US$7,600 going to achieve? And what is US$7,600 to the richest country in the world? Is that the best ... [Published Kaieteur News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet reviewing concerns of UG increased tuition fees

THE increase in tuition for students of the University of Guyana (UG) will place an additional demand on the Government of Guyana’s UG Student Loan Fund and several students have expressed concern over whether they will be able to access the increased ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

2015 Budget preparations underway –Edghill

PREPARATIONS for the 2015 National Budget, which will be tabled in the first quarter of the New Year, have started. This is according to Minister within the Ministry of Finance, Juan Edghill.“The iterative process between the Ministry of Finance and Government ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

University increases tuition fees

"The University of Guyana Council has approved the proposed tuition adjustment for the institution effective from the 2014-2015 academic year. The adjusted fee applies to both new and continuing students who are pursing programmes which previously attracted ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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 - Jul 23 2014]
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 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]

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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
"All governments must work together within the region and lessons learnt in one country can be translated to other countries." -- Dr. Paulette Bynoe

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Speaker’s decision to refer Dr. Singh to Privil... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 27 2014]
Cabinet reviewing concerns of UG increased tuit... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 27 2014]
2015 Budget preparations underway –Edghill [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 26 2014]
President impressed with IAST’s work [Published CaribSeek - Jul 25 2014]
University increases tuition fees [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 24 2014]
Govt. boycotts media, parliament workshop [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 24 2014]
Guyana university raises tuition fees on eve of... [Published Caribbean360 - Jul 23 2014]
UG students to pay higher fees [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 23 2014]
Caribbean grapples with intense new cycles of f... [Published Caribbean360 - Jul 21 2014]
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]
Caribbean Grapples with Intense New Cycles of F... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 18 2014]
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]
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