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KNUST reopening date has been set

The brief hiatus in academic work at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has finally come to an end. The agreed upon KNUST reopening date has been set to Friday, 16th November 2018. Students are required to report on campus to their respective halls or hostels. Academic work will begin on Monday, 19th November

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KNUST students’ strike turns violent

Strikes are a common occurrence in Ghana. University lecturers normally go on an ‘annual’ strike to demand better salaries and wages. However this year, the students of KNUST have gone on a strike after the brutalizing and imprisonment of some students during their weekly vigil (morale) by the KNUST campus security. The sit-down strike was

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KNUST halls and their history

Have you ever wondered about the history of the famous KNUST halls? Well in this article we will take a look at the history of the 6 traditional halls in KNUST and probably why the hall residents behave the way they do. The halls serve as the official KNUST hostels for students. Majority of the

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Scholarships and grants for students in Ghana

Tertiary education in Ghana is not affordable for most Ghanaians but thankfully there are some scholarships that undergraduate and postgraduate students in Ghana can take advantage of. Most scholarships cover tuition only but there are a few that could even cover your hostel fees as well. We are going to take a look at some


Tech in Ghana – A golden opportunity

I think the just ended Ghana Tech Summit (GTS) was the largest gathering of the tech community in Ghana. I met techpreneurs, tech enthusiast, developers, designers, people who were just curious, students, national service persons etc. Even those coders who hardly see the light of day came out of their caves to celebrate tech in


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,


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

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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: Facebook Comments