October 2016

UEW Female students awarded Vodafone Scholarship

Ten female undergraduate science students have been awarded Vodafone scholarship at a presentation ceremony organised by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate at the University of Education, Winneba on 7th October, 2016.

The Ceremony brought together representations from the management team of the University of Education, Winneba, Staff of Vodafone Ghana and British Council as well as other dignitaries from a cross section of the University community.


Call for Applications – Vodafone Ghana Foundation Scholarship (Promoting the study and teaching of STEM)

Call for Applications!!

Applications are now opened for 2016/2017 Vodafone Scholar Project.

The 3-year scholarship scheme would identify and award females with high academic grades but low financial/economic resources to study Maths, Science and Technology courses at University of Education, Winneba.

This forms part of Vodafone’s effort to increase women’s engagement in science and technology in Ghana.

To be eligible, applicant must be:


Call for Proposals for 2016- 2017 Cycle & Proposal-Discussion Workshop

The Faculty of Social Sciences Education, University of Education Winneba, in conjunction with the African Humanities Program, are organizing a one-day sensitization and proposal discussion workshop on fellowships and related activities of the African Humanities Program.

With extension of the African Humanities Program for two more years, 2016-17 and 2017-18 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the heart of the AHP will continue to be competition cycles for Dissertation/thesis-completion Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Fellowships that are supported with grants up to $20,000.


Village Savings and Educational Investments


A research publication of a study that investigates whether savings groups, often known as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA), affect educational investment and outcomes. These are groups that meet periodically (usually weekly), require members to contribute savings, allow members to take loans with interest, and 'share out' the accumulated savings and interest to members at the end of a cycle (usually annual). The study is based on a review of the research literature and evaluations, and primary fieldwork conducted in Ghana.


Bachelor of Business Administration (Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option)

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Prepare students to think critically by finding new ways to improve the industry.
  • Train students to communicate effectively at all levels and acquire leadership skills in the Procurement and Supply Chain industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing and management analysis methods.
  • Create leaders who are creative thinkers and team players, using a dynamic framework of analytical skills and intellectual tools.

Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Option)

The programme aims to educate students on marketing, as a strategic analysis of the market environment, as businesses become more innovative and better to penetrate a market.  As marketing is far more than just advertising and promotion, it will enrich students to better understand how to reach and satisfy customers while increasing profitability and productivity.

The objective of this course is to enable students add significant value to any organisation they find themselves in and being able to:   

Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resource Management Option)

This programme aims at providing students with a comprehensive view of the basic issues covering Human Resource Management (HRM). The programme further aims at enabling students to take full advantage of their study experience to prepare them for future managerial employment and further study in the HRM field. Also, the HRM programme will prepare graduates for a range of managerial positions in business, government, and non-profit organisations.

The overall objective of this programme is to help students acquire skills to:

UEW Mounts Distance Education Mobile App On Google Play Store

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) which is a pace setter in Distance Education in Ghana has added on to its innovative ways of delivering distance education, a New Mobile App to be accessed by its numerous distance students across the country.

This innovation is a mobile application; called “UEW Distance App” created by the Information Technology Services Directorate of the University and can be found on Google Play Store.



The Department of History Education will be organizing its third Departmental Seminar for the 2016/2017 academic year on 12 October,2016,


Topic:        The Role of Social Media in Electioneering in Ghana: The Success and Challenges

Presenter: Mr. Isaac Brako

Time:        3:00pm- 5:00pm

Venue:      Departmental Reading Room, 306


Principles of Microeconomics

The purpose of this course is to lay a solid foundation in the principles of economics by exposing students to the major microeconomic theory, principles and their applications. The course covers the general principles of economics in terms of meaning, scope, methodology, scarcity, choice and opportunity cost. It also covers the production possibility frontier, the theory of consumer behaviour, the price theory of demand and the theory of supply as well as market equilibrium.