General News of Monday, 19 January 2004

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GES Announces Approved Fees

The Ghana Education Service has approved fees for second cycle institutions for the 2003/4 academic year.

Official statement issued in Accra said, fees payable once a year should be ?265,000.

They include admission fees, ?25,000, school uniforms (two sets), ?140,000, house dress/attire ?50,000 and P.E. Kits, ?50,000.

The statement pegged the fees payable to day students at ?24,000 per term.

The breakdown is ?12,000 for examination, ?5,000 library fees, ?1,000 as SRC dues, ?2,000 for entertainment and ?4,000 as science resource centre fee.

For boarding students, the statement said they would pay a total of ?539,333 per term.

It said the government would pay a total of ?131,000 as subsidy for each student.