Welcome to the GMU Office of Student Affairs.
Whether you are a current student or new student joining in shortly, our office will remain central in assisting you through the stages of your education by assisting in all relevant academic and non- academic matters.
The major functions of this office includes
1. To improve the quality of life for all GMU students.
To prepare them for successful careers & allow them to remain healthy & active.
2. To promote student leadership & professional development.
Help students address special needs or difficulties provide opportunities for them to be involved on campus, athletics, organizations & administrative committees.
3. The serves as the student advocate for the Management & Academic
To ensure that student voices are represented by working with the students who have concerns or suggestions that they would like to address, to continue, improve & develop programs & services that meet the students' interest.
4. To expand opportunities for students
To help them learn about GMU, adjust to their new environment & interact with different people, cultures & customs of Guyana. The department also creates a connection between new students & seniors by teaming them through mentorship programs, community services and other activities.
5. To help motivate & inspire student
The department assists students in devoting proper time & energy to educational & purposeful activities both inside & outside the classroom.
6. To provide Counseling services
The department assists students in reaching their goals by orienting the students for a successful experience at GMU, helping to clarify career & academic goals, assisting with course selection & program planning, providing academic & non-academic counseling to students to improve their self-esteem, instill a sense of confidence & ability to manage their studies systematically.
7. Responsible for international student's welfare & well-being.
By acting as first point of contact, the department helps international students to settle in & integrate in both campus life & life in Guyana. Provide students information which assists them during their stay at GMU and enhance the overall quality of the students' experience.