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Global Media Alliance hosts PR students from UPSA

One of Ghana’s leading PR agency, Global Media Alliance (GMA), has hosted 40 students from the Public Relations Management Students’ Association (PReMSA) of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), to give them  in-depth understanding and practical views of Strategic Public Relations in the workplace. As part of the educational tour, the students were met by Chief Executive Officer of GMA, ...

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UPSA considers court action over siting of SEL fuel station

The University of Professional Students, Accra (UPSA), may consider a court action over the siting of a SEL fuel station behind its premises. The legal officer of the School, Fortunate Fio, has said they will resort to a legal action if the management of the fuel station fails to provide documents to prove their claims that their operation wasapproved by ...

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UPSA students demonstrate against ‘dangerous’ fuel station [Photos]

Scores of students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), on Monday staged a demonstration on campus against the siting of a fuel station close to the school. The students have been protesting the siting of the fuel station since January 2017, claiming that it poses a threat to their lives. They however ignited the protest today [Monday],  following the gas ...

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UPSA backs students’ protest against ‘life-threatening’ fuel station

The management of the University of Professional Studies, UPSA, Accra, has said it will support a planned protest by the students of the institution against a fuel station sited close to the school. According to the head of environmental safety at UPSA, Maxwell Buaka, the top priority for the University’s management was the safety of the students, and that the Strategic Energies Limited (SEL) ...

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Allow universities to keep IGF – UPSA Vice Chancellor

Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, the Vice Chancellor, University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has appealed to government to allow public universities to keep the entire 100% of their internally generated funds (IGF). He explained that this would facilitate the smooth functioning of the universities in order to produce the needed manpower for the nation’s socio-economic development. Prof Amartey made ...

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Stop unwarranted sacking of workers – Sly Mensah to gov’t

Former National Health Insurance Authority boss, Mr Sylvester Mensah has cautioned the Akufo-Addo government against the ‘unjustifiable sacking of workers in public institutions across the country’. He observed that ‘the indiscriminate dismissal, termination or appointments and proceed on leave orders to workers perceived to be sympathizers of the now opposition NDC does not bode well for the peace and security ...

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22 UPSA students expelled for manipulating grades

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has dismissed 22 final year students for hacking into the university’s grading system. The students were found to have paid an individual to hack into the university’s database, to manipulate their grades for the 2015/2016 academic year. The dismissed students reportedly paid between to GHc 2,000 to GHc 4,000, to have their grades ...

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I didn’t permit fuel station at UPSA – Prof. Alabi

The former Vice-Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Professor Joshua Alabi, has denied permitting Strategic Energies Limited (SEL), to build a fuel service station behind the school. Students of the school have been protesting the location of the station close to the school, over fears of a possible explosion. The Managing Director of SEL, Johnny Blagogee, told Citi ...

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UPSA students threaten to close down fuel station near school

Students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) are protesting against the siting of a SEL filling station behind their school and have vowed to close it down on their own if prompt measures are not taken to close it. “We the Students’ Representative Council of the UPSA, are unequivocally protesting against the siting and operation of the fuel ...

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Professor Amartey inducted as Second Vice Chancellor of UPSA

Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, the acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), was on Thursday inducted into office as the Second Vice Chancellor and eighth Executive Head of the school. Prof Amartey took over from Prof Joshua Alabi, who retired after completing his second four year tenure as the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the UPSA. ...

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