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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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UCC will remain focused on academic standards – Pro-Vice-Chancellor

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Professor George K. T Oduro, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has said the school will continue to pursue strong academic standards. According to Prof Oduro, it is untrue that the University has harsh academic expectations, which scares prospective students from seeking admission adding that “UCC only believes in quality, and we cannot sacrifice quality for quantity”. At ...

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Look beyond certificates –  UCC students told

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About 150 students of the University of Cape Coast in the Western Region offering different programmes at different levels by distance have been urged to look beyond the acquisition of certificates. According to the Takoradi Branch Manager of Unibank, Clement Ansah who was speaking at a day’s seminar on empowering the youth for the Job market,  employers have moved beyond ...

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We need UCC Tamale campus – Distance Education students 

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Leaders of the Northern Regional chapter of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Distance Education Students Association of Ghana (DESAG) are unhappy about the university authority’s delay in establishing its campus in Tamale. This, according to the DESAG leadership is making the UCC distance education system unattractive to prospective applicants and continuing students in Northern Ghana. The association’s President, Ziblim ...

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UCC admits 1,815 sandwich students

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The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has held a matriculation ceremony to formally admit a total of 1,815 fresh students to pursue various undergraduate and post-graduate Sandwich Programmes for the 2016/2017 academic year. The matriculants, comprised 1,227 post graduate students and 588 undergraduate students who would pursue programmes at the College of Education Studies, College of Humanity and Legal Studies, ...

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UCC rustication: SRC calls for calm after court order

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The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Cape Coast has called for calm among angry students who are threatening to demonstrate against school authorities. The SRC president, Tony Henry Arthur at a press conference this morning said the students petitioned him to go on a demonstration in solidarity with their twenty colleagues rusticated by the university. They were ...

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Court halts suspension of UCC students

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The Cape Coast High Court has ordered the University of Cape Coast to halt its decision of rusticating some 22 students indicted for their involvement in some clashes between Atlantic (ATL) and Oguaa Halls during a hall week celebration at the school months ago. The court, presided over by Justice William Boampong also directed the school to allow the students ...

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