University of Cape Coast awards scholarships to needy-but brilliant students

The University of Cape Coast, in collaboration with the Students Financial Support Office, has held the Maiden UCC Scholarship Awards ceremony for needy-but brilliant students in the University. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, in his opening remarks as the … Continue reading University of Cape Coast awards scholarships to needy-but brilliant students

UCC School of Business awards 186 students for exceptional academic performance

A total of 186 students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) School of Business have received the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence after their exceptional academic performance during the 2019/2020 academic year. The students who received certificates and books … Continue reading UCC School of Business awards 186 students for exceptional academic performance

UCC appoints prison inmate Dr Ali-Gabass as distance learning facilitator at Nsawam

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has engaged three inmates of the Nsawam Medium Security Prison as facilitators for the university’s Distance Learning Programme at the prison. The inmates include Dr Sulley Ali-Gabass, a medical doctor. As facilitators, Dr Ali-Gabass, … Continue reading UCC appoints prison inmate Dr Ali-Gabass as distance learning facilitator at Nsawam

Vocational and Technical Education Dept. of UCC trains NVTI Instructors in Tech-Supported Teaching Strategies

The Department of Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC) has organised a four-day training workshop for instructors of National Vocational Training Institutes (NVTI) in Ghana to strengthen the capacity of teachers in the use of technology-supported teaching and learning strategies.  The workshop, … Continue reading Vocational and Technical Education Dept. of UCC trains NVTI Instructors in Tech-Supported Teaching Strategies

School of Economics of UCC signs MoU with National Development Planning Commission

The School of Economics (SoE) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), to pledge their commitment and support to the newly launched Ghana Macroeconomic Model. The … Continue reading School of Economics of UCC signs MoU with National Development Planning Commission

Agriculture for food and nature: Sustainable intensification of African farming systems in North and West Africa

As the global population grows, agri-food systems face numerous complex challenges. These challenges are further exacerbated as accelerating global warming, and other human activities, impact upon the adaption capacity of agricultural production and ecosystems. These factors are predicted to have … Continue reading Agriculture for food and nature: Sustainable intensification of African farming systems in North and West Africa

University of Cape Coast motivates staff to engage in cutting-edge research

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has announced an increase in the Research Support Grants (RSG) and Best Research Awards (BRAs) from GH¢600, 000 to GH¢1,000,000 to motivate faculty members to contribute meaningfully … Continue reading University of Cape Coast motivates staff to engage in cutting-edge research

Dr. Michael Osei Adu receives an award of Best Evolving Researcher at the UCC Research Awards and Grants

A Senior Lecturer at the Crop Science Department of the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Michael Osei Adu, has received the award of Best Evolving Researcher at the recently held at the Fifth Research Awards and Grants (RAG) Ceremony organized … Continue reading Dr. Michael Osei Adu receives an award of Best Evolving Researcher at the UCC Research Awards and Grants

UCC is Reviewing Graduate Programmes to Respond to Socio-Economic and Technology Development

UCC Reviews Graduate Programmes to Respond to Socio-Economic and Technology Development – VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong has indicated that the University is reviewing its academic activities to give students practical experience to make graduate programmes relevant to socio-economic and technology development. Prof. Boampong noted … Continue reading UCC Reviews Graduate Programmes to Respond to Socio-Economic and Technology Development – VC

Drone Technology: See how precision agriculture is transforming farmers’ livelihoods in Ghana

Just less than three years, a young farmer by the name, Kofi Darko who lives at Akrpong in the Eastern region decided to venture into farming. It was not an easy decision to make. Agriculture is generally regarded as a … Continue reading Drone Technology: See how precision agriculture is transforming farmers’ livelihoods in Ghana