career

How to build your career

Everybody wants to be a success. Have all the money that you need, in your dream home, taking trips to the Bahamas at will, married to the girl or guy of your dreams etc. Depending on who you ask, you will get different definitions for success but achieving success in your career path requires passion,

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Importance of Internships

Internships are key to building much-needed experience as a student or recent graduate. Employers are much more likely to hire someone with internship and work experience rather than someone with a generic resume, lacking experience. I am sure you have seen those job posts that require a minimum of 2 years of experience and wonder

Katanga and Unity halls to become mixed halls

Some years ago this would have been unthinkable. Girls living in Katanga and Unity (Conti) hall together with the boys. Well, it now seems inevitable. Months after the KNUST showed intentions of converting both halls to mixed halls, there have been protests from current students and alumni of both halls. But it seems that all the

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UG Academic Calendar 2018/2019 [Infographic]

The Academic calendar of the University of Ghana for the 2018/2019 academic year is out. Here are a few highlights within the calendar. ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018 2019 Approved by BEC April 2018 You can download the full calendar here.   Source:  https://www.ug.edu.gh Facebook Comments

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Now that you are a graduate, what next?

National service is next! National service is one inevitable stage in the life of every Ghanaian who completes a tertiary institution in Ghana, especially if the school enjoys government subvention. The release of postings is often received by most with mixed reactions, with some people being very happy with their placements and others wishing they

Graduation

How to prepare for your graduation

Graduation is a time for joy and celebration. Four years of tireless work and financial investments in tertiary education has finally come to an end. To some students, the graduation ceremony is the zenith of University life. This ceremony differs between Universities but we have put together a general guide that should help students steer

From the classroom to the workplace

For many students, this vacation period is the first time that they are actually working in a real work environment. Up until now, we have been schooled in the University about what to do when we start work, but I am sure that every student will bear with me that being told how to do

2000 bed hostel for Kayayei inaugurated

The government of Ghana has, through a public-private partnership, built a hostel facility for itinerant female load carriers (Kayayei) in the Ashanti Region. The 2,000-capacity hostel facility at Sepe-Buokrom has a Creche and a Reform and Skill Training Centre. The Minister of Gender, Child and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, who, over the weekend visited

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The right university for you

What many students don’t realise is that picking a university is equal to picking your best friend or partner. Yes, it’s that serious. Every university is different and has its own rules, vibe and culture. Finding the one right one whose standards match up to your ambition is of utmost importance. So then, just how