On Saturday, 6 February 2021, the University of Cape Coast held a virtual enrollment to induce new students into the university for the 2020/2021 academic year.
During the virtual show, Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong, Vice-Chancellor of the University, claimed that this year, the management of the University has adopted a plan to expand the scope of entry of the University to all interested students by the use of Ndoum School of Business as the University’s satellite campus.
The Vice-Chancellor clarified that this move is a pilot considered at its pilot stage and that if it performs well, other projects, based on the availability of funding, will be hosted there in the future.
Prof. Boampong also highlighted that the University management is doing everything to ensure that students on that side of the campus to experience a convenient atmosphere for both social and academic work.
The Pro vice. Chancellor also emphasized that the university accepted a total of 22,512 applications for regular undergraduate admissions and 1,749 applications for postgraduate study, allowing a total of 24,2061 applications for the academic year 2020/2021.
Furthermore, the Vice-Chancellor stressed that the University has enrolled 8,753 new students in total. He added that this total was made up of 7,788 undergraduate students and 965 postgraduate students.
The Vice-Chancellor figured out that 4, 379 males and 3,409 were included in the undergraduate numbers. It is made up of 636 males and 329 females for the post graduate statistics.
The Vice-Chancellor encouraged incoming students to read the books bearing the university’s laws and regulations and to stick to all of them when taking his speech to a brochure.