Dennis Irvine Hall of Residence
Located at Goedverwagting on the East Coast of Demerara (approximately 5 minutes away from the Turkeyen Campus), the Dennis Irvine Hall of Residence provides housing during the school year to approximately fifty three (53) students.
The Hall is situated in a University secured compound and is staffed by a Hall Manager and a number of ancillary staff members who are responsible for its daily operations. Students housed here can expect standard rooms that are self-contained and mainly single occupancy. A small number of double occupancy rooms are also available.
Rooms are furnished with beds, built-in closets and study desks and chairs. Other facilities/amenities are communal and include, the kitchen where students are allowed to prepare their own meals, dining hall, laundry, recreational, computer room with DSL internet access and study areas. Students also have access to communal televisions, refrigerators, freezers and microwaves. Students are allowed to utilise small appliances and electronics for operation in their respective rooms.
Applying for Accommodation
Applications are online in the Students' Records Management System (SRMS) and are open annually to coincide with the period of registration for new and continuing students. Subject to the availability of rooms, students are selected based on criteria which include but are not limited to country of residence (priority is given to foreign students), region of residence (priority is also given to students who reside in regions that are distant from the campus), accommodation history (students who are previous residents with good conduct etc).
Cost of Accommodation
Single rooms at the facility cost USD 240 for foreign students and GYD 20,000 for local students per month.
Double rooms at the facility cost USD 200 for foreign students and GYD 18,000 for local students per month.
A refundable cautionary deposit of USD 50/GYD 10,000 is payable at the commencement of residency.