Director of the University of Guyana Berbice Campus (UGBC) Professor Daizal R Samad has planned month-long meetings with Berbice secondary school students to enlighten them about the importance of tertiary-level education.
A press release said Samad plans to meet with fourth and fifth form students, along with head, deputy and other teachers at the Line Path Secondary and Skeldon High schools today. He hopes to peak students’ interest in higher level education at UGBC by outlining its degree, diploma and certificate programmes, telling them about its modern facilities and developmental plans. Samad will also inform them about entry requirements and application procedures.
According to the release the professor will meet with students of Tutorial Academy and the New Amsterdam Secondary on Monday, January 12; students of the Tagore Memorial Secondary and the Central Corentyne Secondary on Wednes-day, January 14 and Berbice Educational Institute and Berbice High School students on Friday, January 16.
Samad will then meet with Black Bush Secondary students on January 19; Vryman’s Erven and Canje Secondary on January 21; Winifred Gaskin Secondary and Manchester Secondary on January 23; Corentyne Comprehensive Secondary and JC Chandisingh Secondary on January 26 and Port Mourant Secondary and Lower Corentyne Secondary on January 28.
Additionally, Samad will meet with Rosignol Secondary and Fort Wellington secondary students on February 2; Bush Lot Secondary and Mahaicony Secondary students on February 4 and the students of Bygeval and Belladrum secondary on February 6.