Increased UWI intake seen behind UG law students plight

A decision to increase the student intake of the University of the West Indies (UWI) without increasing the capacity of the Hugh Wooding Law School led to the decision to deny guaranteed placement to this year’s University of Guyana law graduates, Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall has said.

“There is no space at all for Guyana’s students, nor any other students coming from campuses aside from campuses of the University of the West Indies,” Nandlall told Stabroek News during an interview on Friday evening.

Last week, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that UWI’s Council for Legal Education (CLE) recently took the decision that UG’s 2014 batch—made up of the top 25 graduates—would not be guaranteed any places at the institution.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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