The Office of the Industrial Liaison manages activities that are related to industrial exposure and training of students. Industrial exposure and training mainly refers to work experience acquired during the program of study that is relevant to professional development prior to graduationIt involves  the  placement and monitoring  of students in an industrial environment, where they  are employed on  a full-time basis, in a career related  job  for a  specified duration. This period of training is intended to provide students with appropriate practical work experience, an opportunity to work alongside experience practitioners, and a chance to develop their leadership skills among other benefits.



The fundamental objective of industrial training is to adequately prepare students for employment in their chosen field of study. It helps to nurture a student's growth, enhance university- industry relationship and expose the student to technology, management techniques among other critical areas of development.

The objectives of this course are:

  • To integrate academic theory with industrial practice

  • To widen knowledge of the industrial environment

  • To work alongside experienced practitioners

  • To develop good written and oral communication skills

  • To understand the importance of team work

  • To develop leadership skills


Anil James- Industrial Liaison Officer                                              

     Office: 222- 4928


Dean- Ms. Elena Trim

Asst. Dean- Ms. Dione Holder

Heads of Department- Ms. Shion Norton

                                     Mr. Mahendra Kanhai

                                     Mr. Maxwell Kackson

                                     Mr. Vishal Persaud

                                     Dr. Andrew Chater



Industrial Training is important for making an engineering student work ready. As a criterion, students are required to submit a number of reports. The reports guide the formative and summative evaluation of the the student. Some of the main elements of the the industrial training process are listed below.

  1.      Industrial Training Application Form

  2.     Industrial Training Exemption Form

  3.     Daily Log Book

  4.     Monthly Progress Report

  5.     Quarterly Student Performance Appraisal Form

  6.     Industrial Training Final Report

  7.     Policy Document for Industrial Training


Application and exemption forms for Industrial Training are attached below this page. Respective applicants are required to fill out the necessary forms and submit same to the Office of the Industrial Liaison at the earliest opportunity.




“Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

For additional information, please contact:


Anil James
Industrial Liaison Officer
Room TC-2, Faculty of Technology.
Ms. Timetra Lord
Office: 592-222- 4928

 “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

– Benjamin Franklin


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Faculty of Technology

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
  • (592)-222-5491