After University and Prison, What?

“Shubh Diwali, Happy Mashramani”

Not having attended Secondary School, much more the local University,  my unlettered, uncertified “inferiority complex”  intrudes whenever I make bold to comment on things related to our highest tertiary institution, the University of Guyana (UG).

However, I’m sort of an example to my working-class, non-academic countrymen that we can still make it without academia’s accolades,  (Why, I’m soon to complete twenty non-stop years, as a newspaper columnist!) Keep hope alive!  I also reserve my citizen’s right to comment, responsibly, on matters of national significance.  So here is my most simple take – and concerned anxiety – on the University we all help to upkeep.

Saturday 10th November, 2012, saw the 46th Convocation Exercise which graduated more than 1400 students.  Many are already in the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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