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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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DOMINION UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
DOMINION UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: Dominion University College (DUC) is an autonomous private tertiary institution sponsored by Action Chapel International (ACI) formerly known as Christian Action Faith Ministries International (CAFM), a Christian organisation that has trained many renowned Christian leaders serving in Ghana and abroad for over thirty years. ACI has conceived DUC as an effective avenue for its continued contribution to Ghana’s sociol-economic development. DUC is established to set a distinctive path for educational excellence in Ghana. Although grounded in Judeo-Christian religious principles within the African context, DUC is open to students of all race and creed. ACI firmly believes that morality lies at the base of sound tertiary education. To this end, DUC is established to provide a career-focused training, instruction and research based on sound ethical and moral principles. This makes DUC a paragon of excellence in tertiary education and professional training. The primary goal of DUC is to provide quality education, and to become a first choice of university for students, parents and faculty both locally and internationally. DUC also aspires to be a leading centre of academic excellence recognised not only in Ghana, but across Africa and the World. Towards this objective, DUC will pursue four principal strategic directions: (a) Quality Education; (b) Superb Student Experience; (c) Financial Stewardship; and (d) Social Responsibility.
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GARDEN CITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
GARDEN CITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
About: The Garden City University College was established as the College of Information Technology and Management Systems (CITMAS) in 2001 and was after due accreditation, granted permission to operate as a University College in January 2004. A vast area was acquired at Kenyase, near Kumasi, to construct an ultra-modern campus.Which was constructed with facilities to meet every identified need. Among these facilities are internet connectivity with Wi-Fi accessibility, a fully equipped library, office equipment,state of the art hostel,stimulation rooms,dental lab,fully dedicated satellite system and many more. The College commenced in October 2002 with four main courses:.Garden City University College is a pioneering institution that seeks to produce innovative, well grounded and well rounded business executives, entrepreneurs, analysts and researchers who can meet the challenges of our time, in an increasingly sophisticated global village. GCUC is focussed on its mission and vision therefore, believes that great achievements could only be attained through diligence and commitment to work. GCUC is affiliated to a number of international and national institutions to achieve its goal.
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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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