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About thirteen thousand students are expected to cast their votes today to elect leaders for the SRC and various student bodies on the UCC campus.

Presiding officer for the elections Dr. Kwasi Opoku Buadu has cautioned students against campaigning today. The presiding officer says he expects a higher number of voter turnout in this year’s election. Last year’s election recorded a total of 10,700 valid votes cast representing 70%.

Clinical Psychologist - Dr. Michael Anim

A Clinical Psychologist at the School of Medical Sciences [SMS] of the University of Cape Coast [UCC] Dr. Michael Anim, has stated that policy makers in Ghana are not in tune with mental health issues and problems confronting the citizenry. According to him, the percentage of national budgetary allocation for the mental health sector compared to other health sectors demonstrations that policy makers have not placed a high priority on mental health.

The electoral commissioner of University of Cape Coast Students’ Elections, Dr. Kwasi Opoku Boadu has given an assurance of the commission’s preparedness to conduct this years’ SRC/LNUGS/JCRC elections which is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

According to the commissioner, necessary logistics have been duly acquired for the various halls to ensure a successful process.

Forensic Sciences

The Department of Forensic Sciences of the University of Cape Coast, has introduced some programs to widen its scope in the training of security personnel in forensic sciences.

These programs include; Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Anthropology, Cyber Forensic, Forensic Nursing, Electronic Investigation among others.

Affiliates, both past and present of Joseph Ephraim Casely Hayford Hall of University of Cape Coast have marked their 50th hall week celebration in grand style.

The five-day event was characterized with series of educative and entertaining events.

Newly sworn-in President of NUGS in the C/R, Theophilus Saki Sosi

The newly sworn-in President of the National Union of Ghana Students [NUGS] in the Central Region, Theophilus Saki Sosi has promised that his administration will invest a lot of effort to see an improvement in academic performance in particular and student’s welfare in general, at all levels of the academic ladder in the Central Region.

The Pro V.C delivering his address at the durbar

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC], Professor George K. T. Oduro says in as much as university management is ready to create an enabling environment for students on campus, it was important for students to also note that, management will not compromise on any misdemeanor.

He gave the admonishing at a grand durbar to climax the 50th Hall Week celebration of Casely Hayford Hall of the University.

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