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The forth international Conference for post graduate studies by the School of Graduate Studies of University of Cape Coast has ended.
The conference has over the year’s enabled researchers, lecturers, graduate students and administrators share their research findings and also create networks.
This year’s event was on the theme, “Changing the orientation of post graduate education for the 21st century”.

Prof. George K.T. Oduro delivering his keynote address

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Professor George K.T Oduro says the current conditions in sub-Saharan Africa demand new methods in post graduate education.

He indicates to solve social, economic and political challenges in Ghana, post graduate education must focus on equipping students to face and solve these challenges.

Prof. Jianqi of Hunan City University, China (left) and VC of UCC, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah (right) cutting the tape to officially open the language lab.

The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah and the President of Hunan City University in China, Prof. Li Jiangqi last Friday commissioned a Language laboratory for the Confucius Institute of UCC.

The facility has a 30-seater capacity digitized Chinese Language Lab with modern audio-visual accessories, a 30-seater capacity modern Chinese classroom and a library with about 3,000 books.

The Administrative Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo has called on the Ghana Methodist Students Union GHAMSU to be of good influence to students on various campuses and the youth in society at large.

He says it is important for Methodist students to live out their faith in exercising their witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Provost of the College of Distance Education, Professor Isaac Galyuon has announced the College will soon introduce PhD programmes as part of its post graduate module of graduate education. Professor Galyuon said a committee will soon be inaugurated to oversee the restructuring of the college’s mandates to enable it run more programmes available on the regular module.

He explained that this initiative is important recognizing the urgent quest for many people to graduate education in the country but are unable because of work and distance.

Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has assured management of University of Cape Coast that his office will ensure the early completion of an ongoing School of Graduate Studies office complex at the university.

Dr. Opoku Prempeh gave the assurance upon a request made by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah at the 17th Session of the 50th Congregation of the University for Graduate students last Saturday.