“Make Judicious Use of all Available Resources” – Ag. Vice-Chancellor Urges Freshmen

The Ag. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang, has admonished fresh students for the 2021/2022 academic year to make good use of all resources available at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to enable them to accomplish their academic goals.  He entreated them to avail themselves to the new opportunities. 

The Ag. Vice-Chancellor was welcoming freshmen and women to UEW on the first day of a three-day Intensive Pre-academic Orientation Programme (IPOP) for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre and the Amu Theatre, respectively.

Freshmen for the 2021/2022 academic year during the orientation programme at  the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Center

Prof. Ofori-Birikorang congratulated the students and inspired them to count themselves among the fortunate few to have gained admission into UEW. 

“You have made the right choice to enrol in the University of Education, Winneba because UEW is the only institution in Ghana with the core mandate to train the right calibre of professional educators for driving and directing the nation’s development agenda along the path of rapid economic and social transformation,” he averred.  

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ofori-Birikorang spurs on the young men and women to strive towards achieving their academic goals

The Ag. Vice-Chancellor assured them that their decision to enroll at UEW was strategic and professional, as the knowledge and ideas gained during their studies would undoubtedly equip them to become the most competent, result-oriented, and responsible individuals in Ghana's efforts to transform education.

The Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Bernard B. B. Bingab, advised the fresh students to study the schedules in the IPOP brochure to enable them to take full advantage of all the activities mounted for their sake. He urged the students to fully participate in the three-day orientation guaranteeing that the programme would offer them information on extensive range of topics and opportunities to become informed and motivated students to begin independent university life.   

Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Bernard B. B. Bingab

The freshmen and women were oriented on stimulating academic, social and religious topics such as procedures for online registration of courses, academic rules and regulations, time management, challenges and opportunities for fresh students, library in tertiary education, religious and social life on campus, non-academic rules and regulations, health services, UEW crest and anthem, and how to access student loan. 

Other topics treated were procedures and coordination of programmes, quality assurance: the role of the student, internet and UEW LMS, scholarships and Government bursaries for students, channels of communication in the University, persons with special needs, the role of SRC in UEW governance, security and fire safety on campus, recreation and sports, gender sensitivity, the role of Kingdom Books and Stationery in the academic life of students, and counselling services in UEW.