It is announced for the information of overstayed Postgraduate students of University of Cape Coast that processing of step-down applications for 2016, has commenced. An overstayed graduate student is a higher degree student who enrolled at the beginning of 2012/2013 academic year or earlier and who at the expiration of the maximum duration for his/her programme (up to 31st July, 2016), did not submit his/her thesis / dissertation.

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Award for Outstanding Research is given to one deserving graduand from each College of the University. The award is given in recognition of a major contribution from the scholarly work of a candidate that has enhanced the reputation of the University in a global/national context. The award is a certificate and cash to be presented at annual Congregation of the SGS. Supervisors of the awardees will also be given special recognition at the ceremony.


The Samuel and Emelia Brew-Butler - SGS/GRASAG, UCC Research Fund is established to provide financial support (grant) to qualified second year postgraduate research students (MPhil/MCom/MN/PhD) to help facilitate and stimulate quality research work. The overriding goal is to motivate students to contribute their quota to national development through quality and timely research. Specifically, the grant is aimed at supporting research students to: