Education

Vice Chancellors plotting to disenfranchise students – Ex-GNUPS PRO

Some vice chancellors of universities are scheming to prevent students from partaking in the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections, Elvis Osei Amponsah, a former Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Union of Polytechnic Students (GNUPS), has alleged. According to him, examination in some universities have been scheduled for December 6, the eve of voting day, a situation that ...

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SOS Children’s Village to launch global child rights campaign

The SOS Children’s Villages Ghana will launch a worldwide children’s rights campaign on November 20, 2016, themed; “No child should grow up alone”. The Children’s Village noted that, one in ten children, or 220 million children worldwide, are growing up without the loving care of a parent or the support they need as children. This puts the child’s emotional, physical, ...

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Gov’t commences payment of trainee nurses allowance

Government has started the payment of abated Nurses Trainee Allowance which was cancelled, the Ministry of Health has said. A statement signed by the Ministry’s Head of Public Relations, Tony Goodman said payments have begun through the various Schools’ Finance Offices. “The untaxed amount is GHC150.00 per student for three months making a total amount of GHC450.00 per student,” the ...

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Takoradi Technical University holds first matriculation

The Takoradi Technical University  TTU has admitted its first batch of students to officially start technical university courses for  the 2016/2017 academic year. A total of 3,425 students were  matriculated on Wednesday by the Vice Chancellor of the university Rev. Prof. John Frank Eshun. 2,258 out of the 5,683 students who applied  however had their applications denied In his welcome ...

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GIMPA alumni to build $10m hostel for school

A 600-BED capacity students’ hostel facility is to be constructed at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra, by the GIMPA Alumni Association. Work on the $10 million project is scheduled to start in February 2017, and will be completed after two years. The President of the GIMPA Alumni Association, Mr Norman Yemetey Tetteh, made this ...

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Bolgatanga SHS wins 2016 NHIS Quiz competition

The Bolgatanga Senior High School (BIG BOSS) in the Upper East Region, on Sunday emerged winners in the finals of the ‘What Do You Know’ Quiz Competition on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). They beat three other participating schools to become champions of the 2016 edition of the ‘NHIS Quiz Competition.’ The school put up a forceful performance as ...

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Association of African Universities hails Ghana

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has hailed Ghana for generously providing it with a new ultramodern two-storey Secretariat building. Professor Etienne Ehouan Ehile, the AAU Secretary-General, said Ghana was one of the key countries on the continent which continue to strongly promote the advancement of higher education, which was worth recognising. He said the new ultramodern AAU Secretariat, located ...

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UDS graduates 3,712 students

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has graduated 3,712 students at its 17 congregation. The graduands pursued various courses at the Tamale city, Nyankpala, Wa and Navrongo campuses. They were awarded Diploma and Degree certificates from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Graduate School, School of Business and Law, Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, Faculty of Agribusiness and ...

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GH¢1.5 M Research Fund For TTU

Takoradi Technical University (TTU) has established a Research, Innovation and Development Fund (RIDF) to encourage research and innovation to spur the socio-economic development of the country. The GH₵1.5million fund seeks to provide opportunity for skills development, innovations, applied research and publication of research findings. The RIDF will help researchers link up with industry to develop applications that will facilitate the ...

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Kufuor, four others honoured by UG Alumni Association

Former president , John Agyekum Kufuor and four other prominent Ghanaians have been honoured by the University of Ghana Alumni Association. At the 28th Alumni Lecture on Thursday, Professor Akilagpa Sawyerr, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Emerita Professor Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu, former Director of the Language Centre, UG, Professor John Owusu Gyapong, the former Pro-Vice ...

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