A two-day retreat has been held for both management and students of the University to find solutions to some challenges affecting the welfare of students on campus. The event was also to serve as a wake-up call on the various departments of the University to be proactive in the discharge of their duties. Opening the retreat, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, said the retreat was not to find fault but to bring to bear situations on the ground and brainstorm the way forward.
The School of Graduate Studies has held the second edition of research seminar for postgraduate students at the School of Medical Sciences Auditorium.
The seminar which was organised by the School of Graduate Studies in conjunction with the College of Education Studies, College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, College of Health and Allied Sciences and Graduate Students Association of Ghana was on the theme ‘Enhancing Capacity for Postgraduate Research’.
The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has held a day' s seminar on research to underscore the need for graduate students to produce quality research work after the end of their programme. The seminar, which was organised in collaboration with the College of Humanities and legal Studies, College of Distance Education and the local Graduate Students Association of Ghana(GRASAG-UCC), was on the theme, " ENHANCING CAPACITY FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH."
A ground breaking ceremony has been performed for the commencement of work on a three-storey School of Graduate Studies building at the north campus of the University.
The project which is being executed by Casilda Company Limited is expected to be completed in 24 months and will provide office accommodation, library, resource centre, and seminar rooms among others to facilitate graduate work.
The executives of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG), UCC Chapter have paid a courtesy call on the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro.
The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has held a seminar for Directors of Institutes, Heads of Department, and Co-ordinators of Units in the University to discuss the reviewed academic policies and regulations for graduate studies.
The old academic policies and regulations which expired in 2015 has been reviewed and would become operational in 2016.
The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) as part of its mandate of promoting quality and timely research that contributes to national development has awarded nine postgraduate students with research grants to complete their research work.
Out of the nine postgraduate students who received the grant, seven (7) were Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Candidates whilst two (2) were pursuing Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) degree. Each of the grantees received an amount of GH ¢ 4,000 as small grant to support their research work.