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FOUNTAINHEAD CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
FOUNTAINHEAD CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
About: Fountainhead Christian College (FCC), Tema, is an initiative of Rev. Faithful Biney and Rev. (Mrs.) Mary Biney who have spearheaded the training of the youth in leadership programmes since 1985. They are also the founders of the Fountainhead Christian School, a modern Basic School complex located in Sakumono.
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UNIVERSITY OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
About: VISION To become a world class institution for generating, advancing and applying knowledge in energy and natural resource sciences. MISSION To promote the development of human resources and skills required to solve critical energy and natural resources challenges of society and undertake interdisciplinary academic, research, and outreach programmes in engineering, science, economics and environmental policy. CORE VALUES In order to realize its vision and mission the University of Energy and Natural Resources shall be guided by the following core values: Promote innovation, creativity, freedom of thought and creative expression; Operate with integrity, commitment and transparency; Promote conservation of energy and the environment; Establish partnership with stakeholders in skills and knowledge generation and application; Respond to the needs of our students and partner communities Promote and incorporate sustainability concepts across all University courses/programmes as well as exemplifying the sustainability culture of staff, students and alumni. The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 830, 2011 on December 31, 2011. The University is a public funded national institution which seeks to provide leadership and management of energy and natural resources and be a centre of excellence in these critical areas. The University approaches its programmes and research emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration and taking into account, areas such as economics, law and policy, management, science, technology and engineering as well as social and political issues affecting energy and natural resources. Prior to the passing of the bill establishing the University into law, the then President, the late Prof. J.E.A Mills set up a National Task Force Planning Committee on January 8, 2010 with the mandate to develop, organize and supervise the implementation of the programme for the establishment of the two new Universities at Volta and Brong Ahafo Regions. The 24-member Task Force was chaired by Prof. Samuel Kofi Sefah-Dedeh, a former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Services, University of Ghana with Hon. Dr. Christina Amoako-Nuamah of the Office of the President, Castle Osu as the convener. Following the recommendations of the Committee, the former President, Prof. J.E.A Mills cut the sod for the commencement of the University at Sunyani on February 8, 2011. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology also handed over its campus of Faculty of Forest Resources Technology to the UENR at a colorful ceremony at Sunyani on June 7, 2012. When fully operational, the University would have six schools. These are: School of Engineering; School of Sciences; School of Geosciences; School of Agriculture and Technology; School of Natural Resources; and School of Graduate Studies The University is a multi campus set-up and currently has three campuses located in Sunyani, Nsoatre and Dormaa Ahenkro. The Sunyani campus which is approximately 85 acres is home to the School of Sciences; School of Natural Resources; School of Graduate Studies and the Main Administration of the University as well as the University Library. The School of Engineering would be located at the Nsoatre campus which is approximately 2,000 acres. The School of Agriculture and Technology and Geosciences would be situated on approximately 2000 acres of land at the Dormaa campus. The University would also have four field training stations in Mim, Bronsankoro and Kyeraa for the Agriculture and Forest Resources Management students and one at Bui for Engineering students. The University hopes to become a centre of excellence for the training of scientists and technologians for Ghana and beyond.
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WISCONSIN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GHANA
WISCONSIN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GHANA
About: The establishment of the University College was initiated and facilitated by Dr. John Buuck, President of Wisconsin International University (WIU) in the United States of America and Rev. Dr. Paul K. Fynn of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana in 1998. It received its Interim Accreditation in January 2000 under the name University College of Wisconsin International University - Ghana (UCWIU-Gh). It was thus one of the first private universities to receive accreditation. It began its operations in August 2000 under Rev. David Asante Dartey as the Director and Togbe Kwao Anipati IV as Dean of Academic Studies with nine International MBA students, the first MBA programme to be run by a Private University in Ghana.Established as a Limited Liability Company, Wisconsin International University College, Ghana (WIUC-Gh) has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and is affiliated to the University of Ghana, Legon and the university of Cape Coast and recently to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
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UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCE
About: AIMS To provide higher education in the Health Sciences through teaching and research for persons suitably qualified and capable of benefitting from such education. To disseminate knowledge and the results of research and their applications to the needs and aspirations of the people of Ghana. To provide clinical and other skills services to contribute positively to improving the health status and overall quality of life, and foster partnerships with outside persons and bodies. VISION UHAS seeks to be a pre-eminent health research educational institution dedicated to community service. We shall realise this vision by taking innovative approaches to research, teaching and engagement with society, informed by a culture of scholarship, academic and service excellence. MISSION UHAS will provide quality education, advance knowledge through scholarship and research that improves health and quality of life. VALUES & ETHOS UHAS sets high standards of behaviour, promoting traditional values which underpin life-long learning and achievement. We believe that academic success flourishes within an ethos of clear expectations. We aim to foster the desire to learn and a love of learning which will continue into adult life. We will prepare our students as global citizens of a changing world, and equip them with the resources to interpret and deal with change. Our values and ethos are enshrined in four beliefs that underpin our behaviour and how we conduct ourselves and our business as the pre-eminent health research and educational institution: Excellence Integrity Innovations Service and Care UHAS approach is traditional in many ways, offering a proven quality education with a vision for the future. We are a school of opportunity, diversity and success, enabling students to achieve high standards within a caring community. We aim for students to develop socially as well as academically, be confident about themselves, motivated by a strong sense of personal worth and show consideration for others.
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WITHROW COLLEGE
WITHROW COLLEGE
About: Withrow College (WUC) is an NAB of Ghana accredited tertiary public health institution that is affiliated with the University for Development Studies (UDS) Tamale, Ghana. Our mission is to produce dedicated and compassionate professionals in public and allied health by educating students using national and international standards and techniques. Central to our academic programs are cutting edge hands-on experiential community service training programs. Our vision is: To become the center of excellence in training and educating international and national leaders in Public Health and Allied Health Sciences. Our motto is Live with Integrity, excellence, innovation and service. Withrow College was established with the support of family members and friends who believed in this unique project-that is the creation of a public and allied health science based tertiary institution in Ghana. The College is named after Drs. Frank and Margaret Withrow of Washington DC, USA, the adopted parents of the founder, and without their support and mentoring this institution may not have been a reality. Community engagement, development of leadership skills and practical training of students and graduates and the expectation of excellence are the components of the uniqueness of WUC. We believe community engagement empowers good citizenship and creates the enabling environment to help communities move up on the development scale. With regards to academic programs, WUC has three diverse and comprehensive faculties namely- Faculty of Public and Allied Health Sciences (FPAHS), Faculty of Development and Integrated General Studies (FDIGS) and Faculty of Mathematical Sciences (FMS). Withrow College admits qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, prior criminal convictions, genetic information, genetic predisposition, domestic violence victim, or any other basis prohibited by law. Withrow College expects students and members of the campus community to honor and uphold individuals right to their safety in their personal identity and the expression of that identity within the bounds of both the law and mutual respect for individual differences inherent to the College community.
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GHANA INSTITUTE OF LANGUAGES
GHANA INSTITUTE OF LANGUAGES
About: Welcome to the Ghana Institute of Languages. By visiting our website, you have become part of one of Ghana's unique institutions of higher learning in the area of modern languages, and the first of its type in sub-Saharan Africa. The Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL) is a tertiary institution that was established in 1961 with the aim of helping promote African unity through the teaching of non-Ghanaian languages. The Institute also has the mandate the Government on issues relating to language policy. It carries out the teaching of English, French, German, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian at beginner, intermediate and proficiency levels, and also carries out research in and about the teaching of these languages. We also offer professionally relevant courses in bilingual secretaryship and translation, which give our graduates ready employment at home and abroad. We used to teach Swahili and Hausa, but these have been discontinued due to lack of patronage and/or teachers. We hope to reintroduce them as soon as conditions permit. Plans are however advanced for the introduction of Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese and Korean, as these languages have become major players on the industrial and economic stage in Ghana and around the world. A Translation Bureau (The TransBureau) provides translation, interpretation and secretarial services at conferences and trade fairs. Additionally, we offer tour guiding and liaison services.Many graduates of the School of Bilingual Secretaryship and School of Translators now work all over the world in places such as the African Union (AU), the African Development Bank (ABD), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries (ACP), the United Nations Organization (UNO), the International Development Programme (IDEP), and in other governmental and non-governmental organizations. Our students in the School of Languages graduate with language skills which give them self-confidence and that special edge in their various fields of professional, academic and personal activity. Our flourishing and innovative academic community comprises dedicated lecturers, tutors, translators and interpreters with the capacity to evolve groundbreaking ideas in their fields of calling and inclination. Our students are a wide range of ages and backgrounds, and come from all parts of Africa and overseas. Joining our Institute is a sure sign of your intellectual and/or professional vision to chart a meaningful path towards a distinctive career. This website leads you into the Institute's historical, professional, intellectual and organizational environment, and allows you to opt for any of our numerous courses and/or services. It is my great pleasure and privilege to welcome you to a smooth and fruitful navigation on the site of the Ghana Institute of Languages.
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ACCRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)
ACCRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)
About: The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) is an independent technology-focused research university, committed to academic excellence, cutting-edge research and R&D work. The University is modeled on internationally recognized institutes of technologies like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) both ranked in the top 10 of the world ranking of universities.Our mission is to become a cradle of excellence in education, training and research through providing leadership in the educational and the technological world by carefully selecting students of character, integrity, determination and motivation, and choosing individuals of outstanding character, commitment, ability and vision to serve as trustees, officers and faculty. We by this mission are committed to pursuing those areas of teaching, training, research and scholarship that would most help to develop the individual, and promote knowledge, excellence, and industry in the service to humanity. In line with our mission, AIT values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, innovation, and inclusiveness in all that it does and seeks to promote and support excellence in education for its students, faculty, departments, and the university as a whole. AIT, in the pursuance of its "cradle of excellence mission", prides itself on its motto: service to humanity, leadership and success in scholarship.
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UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
About: To have a University that is strongly positioned, with world-wide acclaim” This statement of where the University sees itself in the future sets the tone for every strategic decision or choice that it has made. It sets the ambition of the organization and serves as the lodestar that every faculty, school, department, functional division and individual must aspire to. In combination with its mission statement, University of Cape Coast has articulated a view of a realistic, credible, attractive future for itself; a target that inspires all stakeholders to maximum effort in bridging the gap between their current reality and their desired future. Mission “The University of Cape Coast is The University of Choice in Ghana. It is an equal opportunity university uniquely placed to provide quality education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programs that challenge learners to be creative, innovative, and morally responsible citizens. Through distance learning, it also extends expertise and facilities to train professionals for the education enterprise and business by employing modern technologies. The University constantly seeks alternative ways to respond to changing needs. The institution continues to expand its existing highly qualified academic and administrative staff, offering a conducive environment that motivates them to position the University to respond effectively to the developmental needs of a changing world” .The University of Cape Coast is a university located in the Central region of Ghana. The university was established in 1962 out of a dire need for highly qualified and skilled manpower in education and was affiliated to the University of Ghana. It was established to train graduate teachers for second cycle institutions such as teacher training colleges and technical institutions, a mission that the two existing universities were unequipped to fulfill. Since its establishment, the university has added to its functions the training of education planners, administrators, agriculturalists and health care professionals. In pursuance of its mission, the university restructured its degree program from BA, BSc and BEd in education to B.A/BSc with non-education content and a BEd, a professional qualification in Education.
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JAYEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JAYEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: JAYEE is the acronym of ‘JOHN EMMANUEL’, the initials of the names of the founder and President, Mr J E Donkoh, of the JAYEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE. The University College started modestly as a secretarial school with eight (8) students at YMCA, Adabraka – Accra in 1988. With time, the students’ number grew, and it became necessary for a more spacious campus. Jayee consequently, relocated to the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra. The name was changed from Jayee Secretarial School to Jayee Professional Training Institute. The programmes that were run included English and French Languages (beginner, intermediate and proficiency), Computer programmes, Computer Integrated Secretaryship and Bi-lingual Secretaryship. The desire to expand and include marketable and more preferred programmes led to the acquisition of its present campus at Royal Palm Avenue, McCarthy Hill on the Mallam – Kasoa highway in 1999. Jayee got affiliated to the University of Education, Winneba in 2004 and re-named as Jayee Institute. The Institute was accredited by the National Accreditation Board to run a 3-year Advanced Diploma in Journalism (with options in Sports Reporting, Political Reporting, Environmental Reporting, and Economic Reporting) and Business Administration (with options in Accounting, Secretaryship and Management, Public Relations and Marketing). There is a 2-year Non-Tertiary Diploma in Office Management and Secretaryship. Since then Jayee’s academic affairs have been monitored by her mentor, the University of Education, Winneba. In 2008, the National Accreditation Board re-accredited Jayee to run 4-year degree programmes.
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TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
About: ABOUT Trinity Theological Seminary is the primest and leading ecumenical theological tertiary in Ghana and indeed in the West Africa sub-region. it is housed on a beautiful 70-acre site, seven miles from Accra. The campus is an ideal and serene setting for study, meditation, personal growth and developement. The seminary is in existence to offer Christian training, teaching, guidance, counselling, practical experience and an enabling environment to resource leaders for holistic ministry. BRIEF HISTORY Trinity Theological Seminary was founded in 1942 as an ecumenical effort in ministerial training by three original sponsoring churches. These three sponsoring churches where: Methodist Church Ghana, Presbyterian Church of Ghana, and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. In 1967, the joint Anglican Diocesan Council of Ghana, now the Accra Diocese, joined the three, which was followed by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In our bid to extend out training and facilities to all, we now have non-sponsoring churches that have their clergy trained here. These churches include the African Independent Churches, Charismatic and Pentecostal Churches. We also have rich cross-cultural environment which is enjoyed by foreign students and visiting lectures who come from different parts of the world.
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GHANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
GHANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
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INSTITUTE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT STUDIES
INSTITUTE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT STUDIES
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