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The safety of UDS students of Wa Campus [Article]

The safety of the UDS students over the last couple of years has been one that causes some fear and panic in the lives of students. The situation can’t be taken for granted. Robbery attacks on students usually end up with the students receiving cutlass wounds from their assailants. These young men who perpetrate these crimes are well known indigenes ...

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UDS extols government’s one village-one dam initiative

The University for Development Studies (UDS), has extolled government’s one village-one dam initiative. According to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Felix Abagale, the initiative deserves enough resources for its successful implementation. “For the government’s one village one dam initiative to succeed there is the need for sufficient financial resources to be allocated for the agric sector’s growth.” ...

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UDS to introduce new programmes

The University for Development Studies (UDS), will from next academic year (2018/2019), introduce a new faculty and programmes as part of efforts to produce critical human resource for the development of the country. The new programmes include Bachelor of Dental Surgery, BSc. Health Education and Promotion, BSc. Medical Records and Health Information Systems, BSc. Medical Imaging Technology, BSc. Anaesthesia, BSc. ...

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UDS extols planting for food and jobs programme

Principal of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor George Nyarko has commended government for reintroducing the planting for food and jobs programme. He underscored the need for government to tap into the expertise of members of the Ghana Institute of Horticulturists (GhIH), to ensure the programme’s successful implementation. Professor George Nyarko was addressing the ...

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UDS Vice Chancellor caution’s students against plagiarism

Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies, Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye has warned continuing students to abstain from plagiarism when writing their dissertation or term paper. He unequivocally served notice that the university would not hesitate to revoke the certificate of any students caught completely lifting academic materials for presentation as their theses. “I am reliably informed that students ...

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3 suspected robbers killed in a mob action

An angry mob lynched three suspects recently at Nator Banori, a village near Nadowli, in the Upper West Region. The deceased are currently at the Upper West Regional Hospital Morgue in Wa. Briefing the media in Wa, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Edward Oduro Kwarteng, the Deputy Upper West Regional Police Commander, said at about 1300 hrs on the eventful ...

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UDS honours former Tanzanian President

The University for Development Studies (UDS), has conferred Honorary Doctorate degree on a former Tanzanian President, Benjamin William Mkapa. He was honoured alongside 252 other postgraduate students at the climax of his three-day lecture at the UDS central administration auditorium in Tamale. The honour was in recognition for his contribution to economic transformation, good governance and fight against corruption in his ...

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Nana Addo calls on UDS to establish Peace and Security Centre

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on the University for Development Studies (UDS), to establish a Peace and Security Centre as part of efforts to ensure peace in the Northern Region. President Nana Akufo-Addo said the Peace and Security Centre should undertake conflict management training to among others let people understand early warning signals to help forestall conflicts in the region. ...

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UDS African leadership lectures in retrospect [Article]

It is the conviction of the University for Development Studies (UDS), that African leaders have the opportunity and the resources to transform the continent by pursuing prudent scientific and development policies as well as nurturing indigenous talents. The UDS also holds the view that, African leaders can transform their individual nations and the continent by recognizing and harnessing the contributions ...

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UDS embarks on sickle cell disease campaign

The Department of Pharmacology of the University for Development Studies (UDS), has embarked on a campaign to educate 5000 students on the sickle cell disease and facilitate screening of those who do not know their haemoglobin genotype. The year-long campaign, which forms part of the community service activity of the Department of Pharmacology for 2017, was necessitated by a research ...

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