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A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) Dr Frimpong Duku has stated that the university has not been working effectively ever since the Akufo-Addo’s government assumed office in January 2017.

He explained that a new governing council has not been constituted to oversee activities of the university after the old one was dissolved in 2017 when there was a change in government.

University of Education Winneba

The University of Education Winneba is appealing to students not to be disheartened by a High court decision ordering the shutdown of the school.

PRO for the University, Steve Van Kamasa told Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Tuesday the injunction ordering the closure is temporary and will expire on Friday.

The University is battling a court case brought against it by a former Assemblyman of Donkoryiem, Supi Kofi Kwayera over the continuous stay of the school’s Council.

A total of 588 undergraduate and 1,227 post graduate students have been admitted and enrolled into the University of Cape Coast [UCC] for the 2016/2017 Sandwich Programme.

The 588 undergrads are made up of 215 males and 373 females while the postgraduates are 752 males and 475 females.

Vice chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, at the ceremony admonished the matriculates to work hard.

File Photo: Students of the University of Cape Coast

President of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), Dr.  Henry Agbenu, says nobody should blame tertiary institutions particularly universities for the increasing numbers in graduate unemployment.

He explains the universities have put in place measures to prepare students for the needs of industries. That notwithstanding, some policies by government are not friendly to these new measures and approaches making it difficult for their implementation.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UCC, Prof. George K.T. Oduro

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast [UCC], Prof. George K.T. Oduro has advised student leaders to refrain from taking to social media to vilify the university in the face of unprovoked attacks.

He noted, the essence of social media is to ensure information sharing to enhance social relationships and not for purposes of vilifying and abusing individuals, groups or the university.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor made this observation during a Management and Students Leadership Retreat at Takoradi to take stock of past activities and map out strategies and decisions to project the image of the University.

The Cape Coast High court presided over by Justice William Boampong has adjourned the case between some 22 rusticated students of University of Cape Coast [UCC] and the university to 9th June 2017.

Motion for the injunction was to be moved on Thursday for hearing however, counsel for the plaintiffs told the court that, he had not been served an affidavit in opposition which was filed by the school (UCC) on Wednesday.

He prayed the court to hold on the proceedings of the case until he is served the affidavit in opposition filed by the university and study it before filing his response.

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