The Ho Technical University (HTU), has matriculated its first batch of 13 graduate students of the Master of Technology programmes.
The programmes are being run in collaboration with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Professor Emmanuel Sakyi, Vice Chancellor, Ho Technical University, in a speech read on his behalf, said the highly practical oriented programme would be done on intensive sandwich semester basis, with courses delivered through models by seasoned experts and professors from the KNUST and HTU.
He said the programme is in line with the mission of HTU to provide career focused and skills training to the highest level possible.
Prof. Sakyi said the University has embraced the challenged thrown to it by Government to become a university and is ready to provide leadership to other polytechnics in running higher degrees in the fields of technical and vocational education.
He announced a scholarship package for the first female student to enroll for the programme.
He urged the students to be of good conduct and discipline.