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A New Way To Book A Hostel Room

If you have ever schooled or are still schooling in any of the Universities or tertiary institutions in Ghana then you might have had that unique experience of living in a hostel. Hostels are fun, you cook your own food, clean you room, plan your day, you are practically living on your own and for some it is their first time living apart from their parents. There are many types of hostels, from very luxurious ones which may pass as hotels and to hostels with the basics, a bed in a room.

UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards 2018 Launches On April 20

Youth Web Group, organizers of the annual Ghana’s most prestigious tertiary student’s awards will officially launch the UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards (GTA) 2018. The awards scheme, which is in its fifth year (5years) will be launch on the theme: “ DEVELOP THE POSSIBILITIES AND DO GREAT THINGS FOR GHANA) ” at the SUNCITY HOTELS APARTMENT


5 tips on saving and making money in school

If you are still a student like me then your financial picture is much different than someone just starting out in the workforce. You may not have a lot of money stacked up in your bank account as your focus is primarily on your studies and having fun. However, it is important to take these


Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter on Campus

Easter is that wonderful time of year where we remember what Christ has done for the whole of humanity by being that ultimate sacrifice for sin and establishing a relationship between us and God as it says in 1 Peter 2:21-25 This is the kind of life you’ve been invited into, the kind of life

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Charlotte Court Hostel Wins Hostel of the Year Award

The 13th Edition of the National Tourism Awards 2017 saw Charlotte Court Hostel, located in the hills of Berekuso winning the prestigious Hostel of the Year award for 2017. Eben Ewool, co-founder and Director of Admin & Operations at Charlotte Court Hostel was kind enough to grant us a short interview following their success. Eben is an

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5 ways you can benefit from using GetRooms as a student

You probably might have heard of GetRoom, the largest hostel room booking application in Africa. Thousands of students use GetRooms to book their hostel rooms from the comfort of their mobile phones or laptops (some have desktops). We are doing our best to make hostel booking as seamless as possible for both students and hostel managers. Here

GUSSS Hostel fees reduced

Earlier this month the GUSSS hostel (Brunei) released its new prices for the 2018/2019 academic year which was an increase of nearly GHC 400. Students complained about the new prices and took to social media to make their opinions known. The KNUST SRC, however, released a statement on its Facebook page stating a reduction in

Students cry over high hostel fees

Students and parents have had to brace themselves every year for an increase in hostel fees. It has become a trend as hostel owners are forced to increase their rates due to yearly inflation which affects their basic operational costs. Many hostels have increased their prices for the 2018/2019 academic year ranging between a 5%

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WhatsApp Group for Students in Hostels

Today WhatsApp released its Business app version, WhatsApp Business in Ghana. We at GetRooms have already taken advantage of it by creating a WhatsApp group for students in hostels. This group was created to keep students informed of hostel booking seasons, prices of various hostels, discounts, facilities of hostels, etc. The group is open to students

KNUST introduces BSc. Programme in Community Health

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has introduced a Bachelor of Science Programme in Community Health, the first to be run in the country. Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso, Vice-Chancellor of the University, said it was part of the effort to build the capacity of community health professionals for efficient job performance. He added