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General News of Friday, 5 April 2019


University of Ghana VC leads team to Education Conference in America

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has led a team from the University of Ghana to the Reinventing Higher Education Conference in Brown University in the United States of America.

Brown University is the seventh oldest college in the United States of America The University hosted the conference in conjunction with IE University of Spain.

Other prestigious universities that were represented included the London School of Economics and University College London.

Speaking on the sides of the conference, the Vice Chancellor noted that the University of Ghana was making progress in formulating policies related to Marketing Communications and Customer Service and has also developed a service charter to assist in improving the service experience for all of the University’s customers.

He said all these initiatives are geared at forging international partnerships and networks for the University and the University of Ghana was very interested in international partnerships.

He disclosed had just returned from a tour of some UK institutions and that University of Ghana was looking to partner more institutions in Europe and the Americas.

The Vice Chancellor noted his strategic imperative of striving to make UG a “go-to” University was predicated on making UG internationally attractive to students faculty and major donor institutions.

The Vice Chancellor was accompanied by the Director of the Human Resources Directorate of University of Ghana and Head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School.