Winneba (C/R) Nov.23, GNA – Over 8,000 students of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) will be graduating between 22nd November to 30th November on its various campuses throughout the country.
This was contained in a speech delivered by Reverend Professor Father Anthony Afful-Broni, Acting Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University at the initial graduation ceremony of the 22nd Congregation held at Winneba.
Prof Afful-Broni said a total of 4,882 students from eight faculties in Winneba and Ajumako campus who have fully met the graduation requirements will be amongst those graduating during the period.
He said 580 students of the College of Agriculture Education, Manpong-Ashanti will be graduated on 28th November whiles 2,732 students of the College of Technology Education, Kumasi campus would also partake in similar ceremonies on the 29th and 30th November, 2017.
Prof Afful-Broni said the categorization of the awards include 609 post-graduates students representing 7 percent, 6,846 bachelor’s degrees representing 84 percent, 685 diplomas representing 8 percent and 54 certificates representing 1 percent of the graduates.
He urged the graduates to make meaningful contributions to Ghana’s development agenda in all endeavours they find themselves.
The success they expect to achieve during their career would depend greatly on how they will apply the excellent theories, principles, techniques and skills at their various workplaces, hence the need to cultivate a spirit of determination and enthusiasm to achieve targets.
Prof Emmanuel N. Abakah, UEW Council Chairman, drew the attention of the graduates to social vices undermining the socio- economic, spiritual and culture development of the country and urged them to avoid such acts.
He said such vices include armed robbery, fraud, rape and various forms of vandalism.
“As the Governing Council of UEW, we assure all stakeholders of our commitment to do everything possible within our power to restore normalcy to the university administration”, he said.