The Graduate Students Association of Ghana, (GRASAG) UCC chapter, has launched its Silver Anniversary at a ceremony on campus.

Addressing the students, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro, commended GRASAG for producing high calibre human resources who were contributing meaningfully to the development of the nation in all sectors of the Ghanaian economy.

The exchange pupils and headteachers of the University Basic Schools with the Central Regional Minister, Mr. Kwamina Duncan

The Centre for Educational Research, Evaluation and Development (CERED), has organised a two-day workshop for postgraduate students on common statistical tools that would help them in writing their dissertation or thesis.

Opening the workshop, the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), Prof. Ernest Laryea Okorley advised postgraduate students to make efforts to complete their research work within the stipulated time of their studies.

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has held a seminar for Graduate students of the University on the theme “Enhancing Capacity for Post Graduate Research”. The seminar, which is held annually, was organised in collaboration with the College of Education Studies, College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, College of Health and Allied Sciences and the Graduate Students Association of Ghana.

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has held a seminar for Graduate students of the University on the theme “Enhancing Capacity for Post Graduate Research”.

The seminar, which is held annually, was organised in collaboration with the College of Education Studies, College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, College of Health and Allied Sciences and the Graduate Students Association of Ghana.

The Chancellor, Sir. Dr. Sam Jonah, has stated that the goal of graduate studies is to expose students to methods and standards of research needed to work professionally at the frontiers of knowledge.

"Research-oriented training conveys the importance of keeping pace with a subject, the knowledge of which is always changing. It nurtures intellectual curiosity and a creative response to problems", he said.

The immediate past President of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG), UCC Chapter, Mr. Seth Odame-Mensah, has called on the new executives of the association to be united and focused in their quest to serve their members. Mr. Odame-Mensah said this when he handed over the leadership mantle of GRASAG to Mr. Benjamin Sundeme, at a ceremony held at the Main Auditorium.

The President of the Presbyterian University College (PUC), Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Adow Obeng, has noted that any nation that is unable to develop the skills and knowledge of its people through education, especially postgraduate education and utilise them effectively will continue to remain an underdeveloped country. Rev. Prof. Adow Obeng was delivering a public lecture on the theme “Making Post Graduate Education Relevant to Students and Society”, which was organised by the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Graduate Students Association (GRASAG).

“As management, we are set on a mission to make UCC synonymous with higher quality graduate education in the country and beyond”. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah stated this during the 12th Session of the 49th Congregation for the School of Graduate Studies. A total of 2,214 students were presented with various postgraduate degrees, which included 51 Ph.Ds. Addressing the graduands, the Chancellor of UCC, Sir Dr.

The Graduate Student Association of Ghana, (GRASAG), University of Cape Coast branch has organised a forum to commemorate the International Women’s Day on the theme “Be Bold for Change”. International Women’s Day is marked on March each year to bring the issues concerning women to the fore for discussions all over the world. It was in this vein that GRASAG UCC put up the programme to sensitize the University community on the need for women to be given the required support to achieve their dreams in lives.

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