VC acknowledges convocation shortcomings at Sophia

The scene at Sophia on Saturday (Keno George photo)

Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Ivelaw Griffith has admitted that the Sophia Exhibition Centre was not an optimal location for the university’s 51st Convocation.

Speaking with Stabroek News yesterday Griffith said that while student complaints about the space have been acknowledged the university did the best it could under the circumstances.

“The accommodation was the least best option when the size of the class and inclement weather made clear that using Turkeyen was not feasible. It really was the best of a bad lot,” Griffith said adding that the university had to enact repairs to the roofing and rehabilitate the washrooms to make it more suitable. ….

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