List of universities and colleges in Guyana

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This is a list of post-secondary institutions in the country of Guyana . Schools are listed in alphabetical order and includes non-tertiary, vocational institutions.

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Universities and colleges in Guyana include

Public Institutions

Private Institutions

Trade schools [10]

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University of Guyana National university

The University of Guyana, in Georgetown, Guyana, is Guyana's national higher education institution. It was established in April 1963 with the following Mission: "To discover, generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the highest standard for the service of the community, the nation, and of all mankind within an atmosphere of academic freedom that allows for free and critical enquiry."

St. Stanislaus College is a Grade-A senior secondary school in Georgetown, Guyana. It has a student population of 500 and a teaching staff of about 40. Admission to the school is normally through the Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination. It is the third highest school in the country, following Queen's College and Bishops' High School.

The Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) is a higher education institution in Georgetown, Guyana.

Georgetown Public Hospital Hospital in Guyana, Guyana

Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), in Georgetown, Guyana, is the country's largest hospital. GPHC is the main teaching hospital in Guyana and serves as both a regional public hospital and as the national referral hospital.

Mahaicony Place in Mahaica-Berbice, Guyana

Mahaicony is a community that is made up several villages in East Coast Demerara, Mahaica-Berbice, Guyana. Mahaicony's physical boundaries on the coast is from De Hoop village in the west to Calcutta village in the east.

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development is an autonomous non-profit institution established by Guyana and the Commonwealth. It "exists to promote the conservation and the sustainable and equitable use of tropical rain forests in a manner that leads to lasting ecological, economic, and social benefits to the people of Guyana and to the world in general, by undertaking research, training, and the development and dissemination of technologies".

Education in Guyana Overview of education in Guyana

Education in Guyana is provided largely by the government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Education and its arms in the ten different regions of the country. Guyana's education system is a legacy from its time as British Guiana, and is similar to that of the other anglophone member states of the Caribbean Community, which are affiliated to the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). School curricula, funding, standards and other policies are set by the central government and implemented through the Ministry of Education and related agencies. The Education System is divided into eleven districts, ten of which correspond to the national administrative and geographical regions of the country, while the capital, Georgetown, is treated as a separate education district. With 8.3% of its GDP spent on education, Guyana sits with Cuba, Iceland, Denmark and Botswana as among the few countries with top spending on education.

School of the Nations in Georgetown, Guyana is a private school in Guyana that offers secondary and tertiary education.

Albion, Guyana town in East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana

Albion is a village in East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana.

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American International School of Medicine

The American International School of Medicine (AISM) is a private medical school with its main campus in Georgetown, Guyana and campuses in Atlanta Georgia, United Kingdom, and Nigeria. Graduates obtain a Medical Doctorate upon completion of the four year medical program.

Texila American University

Texila American University (TAU) is an offshore private medical school, owned by the Texila American University Ltd – Hong Kong (TAU-HK). TAU-HK is a project of the ALLTERE Education Management Company. Texila's U.S. offices are in New Jersey. The University is located in Guyana, South America and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in medicine, nursing, public health and allied sciences.

Texila American University Zambia is a private University, established in 2016 that offers quality education with a wide range of career-focused programs. The University is approved by Higher Education Authority – Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Health Professional Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and Listed in Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) and International Council for Open and Distance Education. The campus is spread across 25,000 sq. ft of academic space with state-of-the-art infrastructure. Texila American University offers Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBCHB), Bachelors in Nursing, Diploma in Nursing, Bachelors in Pharmacy, Diploma In Pharmacy, Masters in Public Health (MPH), Bachelors in Business Management (BBA), Masters in Business Management (MBA). Texila American University is also ranked as top University in Zambia.

The Bridgetown International University (BIU), established in 2017, is a medical school that has its campus in Bridgetown, Barbados, Caribbean Region, North America. Bridgetown International University provides education in the sector of Medicine & offers the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program with a duration of 5 1/2 years to students from all around the world including students from India & neighboring countries, and African countries, among others, who have completed 12th Grade in school.

Victoria University of Barbados is a medical university in Bridgetown, Barbados. Established in 2017, Victoria University of Barbados admits suitable students for their MD Program thrice in a year during January, May, and September.

Clive Youlande Thomas is a Guyanese economics professor and political activist. He publishes on issues relating to development and poverty eradication in Guyana and the greater Caribbean region.

Tourism in Guyana is a fledgling industry compared to other countries in the Caribbean. Tourism is mainly focused on ecotourism, and accommodations for business travelers. Guyana is home to Kaieteur Falls and St. George's Cathedral.

The Carnegie School of Home Economics (CSHE) is a service-sector trade school in Guyana.

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