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MOUNTCREST UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
MOUNTCREST UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: Located in Kanda, Accra, MountCrest University College (MCU) is accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) as a research and teaching institution to run undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. All programmes are affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. MCU was established in August 2008 by Mr and Mrs Kwaku Ansa-Asare as a fitting memorial for their son, Kwame Ansa-Asare, who in his short span of life on earth shared whatever he had with all and sundry. Kwame is the inspiration for our motto, “Ut Vitam Habeant” which, translated into English, means “That They May Have Life”, reflecting motivation, vision and commitment. Vision "To become a world-Class teaching and research university, educating for life and addressing the challenges facing contemporary society". Mission 'To train and prepare a new generation of graduation of graduates in body, mind and spirit, for the transformation of society".
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CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
About: The Central University was founded by the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) in Accra, Ghana. It started off as a pastoral training institute in 1988. It was then known as the Central Bible College by June 1991. It later became the Central Christian College in 1993 and eventually became the Central University College in 1997. Among the stated aims of the university is to provide an "integrated and biblically-based tertiary education with particular reference to the needs of the African continent".[1] It is currently the biggest private university in Ghana
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REGIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY
REGIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY
About: Vision Within the next decade, the Regional Maritime University (RMU) will be known and recognized as the tertiary institution of first choice in advanced maritime education and training, research and consultancy in Africa and beyond”. MISSION A sub-regional tertiary institution that exist to enhance the development of the maritime transport sector and the fishing industry in member states through the maritime education of students, training of marine personnel, research and consultancy and promotion of maritime co-operation. The hallmarks of its operations are meeting international standards, teamwork, discipline and professional integrity.
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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TAMALE
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF TAMALE
About: University Name: Technical University of Tamale Address: P.O. Box TL 2159 Tamale
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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
About: The University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies (UCAES) is a tertiary education initiative by the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council under the authority of the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin.The proposed university college was registered in October 2006. The institution is located at Bunso, within the serene vicinity of the Cocoa College in the East Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region. The National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana has granted the University College both the Institutional and Programme accreditation with effect from January 2011. The University College is also affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
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ACADEMIC CITY COLLEGE GHANA
ACADEMIC CITY COLLEGE GHANA
About: Academic City College, a NAB accredited institution, has been catering to the tertiary education needs of Ghanaian and west-African students since 2009. Since inception, the College has been offering high quality Bachelors’ and Masters’ degree programmes in Management, Information Technology and Journalism & Mass Communication. From its humble beginnings at a small campus with less than hundred students, Academic City College has grown today to a student strength of more than 2500 at its state-of-the-art campus ‘Academic City’, located in the heart of Accra. In the past few years, 'Academic City College' campus has become the hub for numerous academic activities including educational seminars, research conferences and student activities. The College’s alumni have established themselves as distinguished professionals in various fields, working at reputed organizations such as international banks, manufacturing firms, corporate offices, government departments, financial institutions and educational institutions in Ghana and West Africa.Our Vision Vision of Academic City College To be an institution committed to academic excellence that enables access to world class education and to developing future leaders contributing to society at large Mission of Academic City College To achieve global leadership in human development through high quality education To provide education that has practical relevance, hence equipping students with the latest skills, technologies and knowledge and making them employable To undertake constant research in updating and upgrading the Institution on the path of academic excellence To deliver the high quality education to the broadest spectrum of the population, hence filling the demand-supply gap in education
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WEST END UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
WEST END UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: West End University College (WEUC) is a forward-focused independent, non-denomirial, co-educational tertiary institution established in 2010. It is situated in the western End of Accra, the capital of Ghana. It has an urban setting location at Ngleshie-Amanfro, off the Weija-Kasoa Highway, about 30 kilometres from the city of Accra. The University College which is accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of the Ministry of Education and affiliated to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) was incorporated under the Ghana Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) on January 21, 2010. VISION The vision of WEUC is to be an innovative top-class University College bridging the gap between industry and academia.
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CHRIST APOSTOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
CHRIST APOSTOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: Established in 1917, the Christ Apostolic Church (Int.) seeks to bring salvation in Christ to all persons in the world who are perishing by preaching and teaching the gospel of Christ as in the Holy Scriptures and promoting socio-economic development. Among others, the church fulfils her social responsibilities to her members and the general public through the provision of educational and social facilities. To this end the Christ Apostolic Church international is fully committed to contribute towards the capacity building of human capacity of the society by preparing, through the integrated, specialized Christian- based academic programs of the CAUC, a community of devout, well -grounded scholars with talents and expertise that will garner national and international recognition. The Genesis of the College is an existing Bible School for training pastors for the church. The pastoral training was organized intermittently, meaning that the training facility was vacant and unused for the greater part of the year. The University project conceptualization stage was at the March, 2007 emergency General Council/Synod meeting. At the October 2007 General Council/Synod of the CACI, a resolution was passed to begin the process for tertiary degree programs using the existing facility at Kwadaso in Kumasi. On February 19, 2010, the National Accreditation Board granted the Christ Apostolic University College an approval of a 3-year Authorisation with effect from February 1, 2010, to commence and/or continue its preparation for accreditation of the Institution. After due preparations and processes, the Christ Apostolic University College (CAUC) was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board in February 15, 2011. Its application for affiliation to the University of Cape Coast was approved in July 2010. CAUC started academic work in September, 2011. The first batch of students reported for lectures in October, 2011.The CAUC has been founded to provide a leadership and entrepreneurial-centered education to students, and develop leaders with strong moral and ethical character. Besides, it is the goal of the University to maintain an environment that promotes diversity and access without regard to race, colour, gender, religion, nationality, age or disability.
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UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (UPSA)
UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (UPSA)
About: The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) is a public university that provides both academic and business professional education in Ghana. With fifty (50) years of experience, the University has gained a reputation as the oldest professional accountancy and management tuition provider having many of its products in key leadership positions in Ghana and elsewhere. The University was the first and is still the only public institution with the mandate to offer both academic degrees and provide training for higher Professional education in Ghana. The University currently has a student population of about eleven thousand nine hundred (11,900). The University was founded in 1965 as a private professional business education tuition provider and was taken over by government in 1978 by the Institute of Professional Studies Decree, 1978 (SMCD 200). It was subsequently established as a tertiary institution with a mandate to provide tertiary and professional education in the academic disciplines of Accountancy, Management and other related areas of study by the Institute of Professional Studies Act, (Act 566), 1999. The then IPS had been offering tuition for various business professional programmes that were internationally recognized. In this respect, the University has contributed immensely to the teaching and practice of Accountancy and Management in Ghana. In September 2005, the Institute introduced Bachelor Degree Programmes in its various mandated disciplines to give meaning to the IPS Act 566. It received a Presidential Charter in September 2008, conferring on it the status of a full-fledged public university. The University currently offers Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees in several programmes. The combination of scholarship with professionalism is the foundation of the university’s unique profile. The development of the initial and new range of academic programmes coupled with trends in tertiary education at both local and international levels called for an amendment of the existing Act 566 of 1999. Subsequently, the University of Professional Studies Act, 2012 (ACT 850) was enacted to rename the Institute as a University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). VISION To be the world class education provider in both academic and professional discipline, nationally entrenched, regionally relevant and globally recognized. CREDO Knowledge, a basis for development is relevant when shared and used. MISSION STATEMENT We strive to provide and promote higher professional education and training in business and other social sciences related discipline by leveraging a structured mix of scholarship with professionalism in Ghana and beyond. We believe our first responsibility is to the students, staff, parents, alumni and all other stake holders. In meeting their need, everything we do epitomize scholarship with professionalism. A scholarship to us means “the pursuit and acquisition of knowledge” and Professionalism means “application of knowledge for development in an ethical way” these two are the key driven forces of UPSA’s existence. VALUES Integrity, Respect and Service are the key Values of UPSA’s Code of conduct. INTEGRITY UPSA is determined to act consistently in accordance with its principles and espoused values. RESPECT Respect in the University’s community means respect for one’s self, others and the University’s values. SERVICE Service in the UPSA community means recognizing social needs and applying our strengths and knowledge to address those needs. NORMS Developing a system that focuses on the head, heart and hands within an intensive teaching, learning and research environment is the stream flowing through UPSA’s Code of Conduct. We consider the norms stated in the Draft Policy for tertiary education in Ghana as our minimum target to be responsive to and operate within the norms and ethical guidelines of all relevant professional bodies. Continual Improvement is the Hallmark of UPSA’s Vision and Mission. These are what the “People of UPSA” that is Students, Staff, Alumni, Parents; other Stakeholders- strive for always. QUALITY STATEMENT “Superior Educational Value” STRATEGIC FOCUS The strategy is to position UPSA as a unique business education and research model that blends Scholarship with Professionalism and a University of excellence in Africa and beyond. MAJOR FUNCTIONAL AREAS In achieving its mission and objectives, the University relies on three functional areas which include: Teaching and Learning Research and Community Service Business Development and Skills Training
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REGENT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
REGENT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
About: The Regent University College of Science and Technology, Regent-Ghana, is located in Accra, Ghana. It was registered in September 2003 as a company limited by guarantee. It received accreditation to operate as a tertiary institution in 2004, and in January 2005 it started its maiden lectures with about 30 pioneer students at its maiden campus, the Trinity Campus, at Mataheko, near Accra. It initially operated satellite campuses at Dansoman, Lartebiorkoshie, and on Graphic, Fadama, Accra. Today Regent-Ghana is located on the main campus at the McCarthy Hill to the west of Accra. Regent-Ghana now has four Schools, namely, School of Business and Leadership (SBL), School of Informatics Engineering & Technology (SIET), Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS), and the Institute of Languages & General Studies. There is also the Language Centre and a newly-established Centre for Academic Writing. A number of interdisciplinary programmes cross the boundaries between schools and disciplines. Locally, Regent-Ghana is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi; University of Education, Winneba and the Trinity Theological Seminary at Legon, Accra. Its international partners are Trier University of Applied Sciences, Umwelt campus, Birkenfield, Germany; Maastricht School of management, Netherlands; and St Mary's university of Canada. The University is also a member of the Conference of Heads of Private Universities, Ghana. The mission of Regent-Ghana is raising highly skilful, visionary, Ethical, and God-fearing leaders to function as change agents. The university community shares in the vision of the founder and president, Prof. E. Kingsley Larbi, to establish and maintain one of the leading and finest institutions in the world. It is dedicated to ensuring that every member of faculty, staff, and alumni of the University is committed to socio-economic and spiritual renewal. This understanding informs and fashions the investment we make into our students, faculty, and supporting staff. Motivated by a dedicated and visionary leadership, ICT-driven curricula, and Christian ethical values, we aim at having our students fully prepared to effectively spearhead national and industrial development anywhere in the global community. The principal governing body of the university is the University Council. Authority in purely academic matters lies with the Senate (Senatus Academicus). The Regent Ghana Students' Union (RGSU) provides a variety of services and facilities for the student population. The RGSU executives and parliament represent students on various committees and organizations, both within and without the university.
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WEBSTER UNIVERSITY, GHANA
WEBSTER UNIVERSITY, GHANA
About: Click here to view Admission Requirements Webster University Ghana Campus is accredited by the Ghana National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the United States Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Located in the heart of East Legon, a suburb of the capital city Accra, Webster University Ghana is surrounded by a host of businesses, health centers, banks and relaxation spaces that showcase the immense economic development of the country as well as serve the everyday needs of students. Accra serves as not only the political and financial center of Ghana but also a major attraction for numerous multinational investments thereby creating job opportunities and making the country a beacon of hope for the entire continent.The Ghana campus is also situated a few minutes away from Kotoka International Airport which is a modern and important hub for air traffic in the West African sub-region with constant local, regional and international flights from African countries and the world as a whole. On campus, students enjoy 24/7 security, ultra-modern classrooms, on-site accommodation, a well-stocked library, 24/7 internet and power access, a recreation room, student lounge as well as an active and dedicated staff and faculty, all in a gated and easily accessible location off Lagos Avenue.
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LUCAS COLLEGE
LUCAS COLLEGE
About: LUCAS College is a tertiary higher education institution accredited in Ghana since 2016. Starting January 2017, LUCAS is offering Bachelor and Master's programmes accredited by the Ghana National Accreditation Board (NAB). The College builds on the experience of its sponsors and educational partners (GIMPA, Griffith College - Dublin (IRELAND), Pigier, ISCOM, MBWay, MDS MyDigitalSchool (FRANCE). At launch, LUCAS comprises three schools: Business & Administration - Information Systems & Technology - Hospitality & Tourism. The year 2018 will see the addition of other schools of importance to Ghana and its economy. Visit our Dzorwulu campus and see how you could put yourself on the professional success track.
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