The Bolgatanga Technical University in the Upper East Region has admitted 1,208 students into its 2022/2023 academic year with new programmes aimed at improving the technical and vocational sector in the country.
The school since its conversion into a technical university in April 2020 has added 24 new programmes.
“These demand-driven and innovative programmes are made up of 7 B-Tech, 5 HND, and 12 2-year Diploma programmes. The Programmes in all five schools namely Business and Management Studies, Applied Science and Arts, Agriculture, Engineering, and Built Environments.”
Speaking at the matriculation ceremony held in the school auditorium, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Samuel Erasmus Alnaa added that plans were advanced to add more Bachelor of technology and Masters degree programmes.
“I’m happy to announce that in the next academic year, the university will run programmes in MSc in Agriculture, BSc. Mining Engineering, BSc. Process Engineering, and BSc. Geological Engineering.”
He further indicated that the school management aimed at repositioning the school to become a school of choice in Ghana.
“Our ultimate objective in all is our endeavour to make the university the centre of relevance in technical vocational education and training in the Technical University space”, he added.
Heused the ceremony to call on the freshers to see the school’s structures as a stepping stone to achieve higher heights.
“My advice to you as young men and women is that you should take your studies seriously because that is the reason you are here. Your parents have invested resources in you so don’t disappoint them.”
Source: A1radioonline.com|101.1 MHz|Moses Apiah|Ghana