As the University of Guyana opened its doors to new students, Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr. Opadeyi in his welcome remarks stated that the staff is ready and willing to assist them in their scholarly pursuits.
He told the students that they have joined the University at a significant benchmark, at the University will be celebrating its 50th anniversary from October 1.
“And we have planned a packed programme to commemorate this milestone. We invite you all to join us in the commemoration activities. You, our students are a very important part of our community and we value your participation and contribution.”
Meanwhile, according to Dr. Opadeyi, this academic year will also see the implementation of the first phase of the UG Science and Technology Support Project, funded by the International Development Bank.
“Two of the important elements of this project are: a review of the curriculum in the targeted faculties and the refurbishment of our buildings and laboratories. We ask you to bear with us for any inconveniences that may affect you during the civil works.”
According to him, a review of the regulatory framework for the improvement of operations at the University of Guyana has been concluded and that these initiatives are expected to contribute to the improvement of the services offered by the University.