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Kumasi Technical University to train more female Engineers

Ghana’s industrial development has good prospects for transformation as more women opt for the study of Engineering.

That is the optimistic Vice-Chancellor of Kumasi Technical University, Professor Osei-Wusu Achaw, speaking on the sidelines of the school’s 27th matriculation.

He said the university and the nation have much to gain by encouraging females to pursue courses in engineering.

Out of 4,561 students admitted this academic year, 1,839, representing 30 per cent are women.

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Spearheads A Nationwide Sensitisation for Food Handlers

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Spearheads A Nationwide Sensitisation for Food Handlers

The contribution of the informal food vendors cannot be underestimated as it forms about 80% of the vendors in the country.  In view of that, a nationwide sensitisation programme spearheaded by Kumasi Technical University was organised for food handlers in the various regions of Ghana involving the chop bar operators, drinking bars, traditional fast food operators and snack bars.

Kumasi Technical University Holds Its 27th Matriculation Ceremony

Kumasi Technical University Holds Its 27th Matriculation Ceremony

It was all joy at Kumasi Technical University on Friday 11th October, 2019 as the ‘ritual’ performed to usher first years into the University was held. At exactly 9:00am, Kumasi Technical University’s Sports Complex which was the venue for the Matriculation Ceremony was filled to its capacity as the fresh students and the University’s officials were seated for the occasion to begin.

KsTU Collaborates with Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development – Brandenburg, Germany

KsTU Collaborates with Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development – Brandenburg, Germany

Kumasi Technical University in its quest to increase its output by research and well equipped graduates training programmes partners with Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development from Germany for mutual benefits. Prof. Dr. Tobias Cremer of the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development in his maiden visit to Ghana explained to members of the University’s Academic Board the need for such collaborations.

Kumasi Technical University Elects New Convocation Member

Kumasi Technical University Elects New Convocation Member

There was ‘tension’ at Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) on Thursday 19th September 2019, as the staff went to the polls to elect a new member of Convocation to represent the non-teaching staff on the University’s Council. It is believed to be the fiercest competition ever in the recent past regarding elections in the University. There was a vacancy created in the Convocation representation on the University Council following the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Kofi Boakye, the non-teaching Representative of Convocation as the new Registrar of the University.

Assistant Registrar Of KsTU Gets International Appointment

Assistant Registrar Of KsTU Gets International Appointment

Mr. Akwasi Sarfo Agyemang, the Assistant Registrar in charge of Students’ Affairs at Kumasi Technical University has been appointed as the West Africa Regional Coordinator for International Association of Student Affairs and Services (IASAS). This Association is a professional one formed for student affairs practitioners in higher education. This is an achievement that is likely to motivate the entire staff of Kumasi Technical University and we congratulate him for that.

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Staff Enstooled As Chief

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Staff Enstooled As Chief

Mr. Francis Baidoo of the Estate Unit of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has been enstooled as the Mankrado of Ajumako Abrofowa in the Central region of Ghana. His stool name is Nana Asimah II. This news was received with great excitement by the whole of Kumasi Technical University and the Institution wishes to congratulate Mr. Francis Baidoo for such an achievement.

The Canadian High Commission Pays Courtesy Call On Kumasi Technical University

The Canadian High Commission Pays Courtesy Call On Kumasi Technical University

A powerful delegation from the Canadian High Commission has paid a courtesy call on Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) on Tuesday 10th September, 2019 to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the University for being instrumental in the rescue of the two Canadian girls who were kidnapped in the Ashanti Region about three months ago.  The delegation consisted of Bryan Cox who is the Executive Director of Youth Challenge International, Susan D.

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Gets New Officers

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Gets New Officers

The Governing Council of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) has duly appointed four key officers to run the affairs of the Institution. They are Nana Ing. Prof. Osei-Wusu Achaw, Vice Chancellor, Engr. Prof. Mike Agbesi Acheampong, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. Ebenezer Kofi Boakye, Registrar and Surv. Divine Comla-Sekyere, Director of Works and Physical Development.

Graduands Told To Be More Productive

Graduands Told To Be More Productive

The 6th Special Congregation for the students from the Institute of Distance Learning and Continuing Education (IDCE) has taken place in June 2019 with the Director for the Institute Dr Alfred Sarbah, urging the graduands to be more productive with the knowledge and skills acquired. He said as the ambassadors of the University, that was the surest way to uplift the image of the Institution anywhere they would find themselves.

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