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UCC student wins in Guinness ‘Piece of Ghana’ Promo

A student of the University of Cape Coast studying Business Management, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, is the second Ghanaian to be rewarded with a plot of land at the prestigious Appolonia City in the on-going Guinness ‘Win a Piece of Ghana’ promotion. After the second weekly draw, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, who emerged as the second winner, is now a ...

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UCC Inaugurates five-member audit committee

A five-member Audit Committee has been inaugurated at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) with a call on members to champion risk management practices in order to enhance the governance framework of the university. The committee has Professor Omane Antwi, Representative of Internal Audit Agency (IAA) as its chairman while other members include Mr Samuel Peterson Larbi who is also a ...

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Don’t settle for mediocre standards – Sam Jonah to graduates

The Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Sir Dr. Sam E. Jonah, has said post-graduate degree holders hold the key to unlocking the solution to most of the nation’s challenges impeding development. He has thus challenged graduate students to apply the knowledge they acquire in solving demanding socio-economic situations in the society, saying that will justify the investment made ...

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Show interest in research outcomes – UCC Vice Chancellor 

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, has called on industry to show sincere interest in research outcomes from universities, in order to achieve a fruitful connection between academia and industry. He says the wide gap between what universities teach, and what industry expects, exists because industry doesn’t have the needed confidence in ...

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UCC fails to admit 50% of applicants

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has matriculated 5,785 regular students to pursue various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year. The number is less than half of a total of 12,240 applications the university received for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Out of the number, 555 are pursuing various graduate programmes, with a thirty-five percent female representation while ...

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UCC unveils higher sucrose yielding sugarcane variety

Researchers at the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) have unveiled a new variety of sugarcane that has a greater sucrose level aimed at boosting production at the Komenda Sugar Factory. The variety, that has a sucrose yield of 15-23% as against the 15-18% level of what is currently at the factory’s nursery, ...

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Don’t see rural postings as punishment – Nana Addo to doctors

President Nana Akufo-Addo has admonished young doctors to accept postings in rural communities in the country. He said they shouldn’t see that as a punishment but a way of contributing their quota to the development of Ghana. Ghana’s doctor to patient ratio currently stands at one doctor to 8,000 patients a situation the president described as “woefully inadequate.” The President ...

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UCC honours 73 retired and long service staff

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has held a send-off and long service ceremony for 73 workers who retired this year to recognise and acknowledge their long and meritorious services to the University. They were made up of teaching and non teaching staff comprising 27 junior and 31 senior staff, and 15 senior members. The retirees, one of whom was ...

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B/A: Students encouraged to create jobs

A Senior Lecturer at the Guidance and Counseling Department of the Catholic University of Ghana-Fiapre in the Brong Ahafo Region, Prince Affum has advised graduating students from the country’s universities to create job opportunities for themselves by diversifying into areas that will make them self-employable. He urged graduates to develop entrepreneurial skills and take advantage of employable opportunities in the ...

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We’ll prosecute UCC students impregnating teenagers – Gender Dept.

Students of the University of Cape Coast who impregnate underage girls will be arrested and prosecuted, the Department of Gender in the Central Region has warned. The caution comes on the back of a survey by the National Service Personnel Association in the Central Region, which concluded that some male students of UCC were engaging young girls in the University ...

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