UEW Graduates 10,314 Students at Second Session of 26th Congregation

A total of 10,314 students have graduated at the Second Session of the 26th Congregation of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) held at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus, Winneba, from Tuesday, April 26  to Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Out of the total figure, 2,575 students representing 24.97%, were awarded diplomas, 6,887 students representing 66.77% obtained bachelor's degrees while 852 students representing 8.26% received various postgraduate degrees. 

A cross-section of graduands in a jubilatory mood at the event

The gender breakdown for the 9,462 diploma and undergraduate graduates, consisted of 3,684 males signifying 38.93% while 5,778 females represented 61.07% of the total figure. On the postgraduate side, however, 548 males account for 64.32% of the total of 852 graduating students, while 306 females account for 35.68%.

Interestingly, of the 6,887 undergraduate students presented for graduation, there were 101 first-class awards made of 19 males and 82 females; 1,001 second-class upper awards with 341 males and 660 females; 2,382 second-class lower with 803 males and 1,580 females; 2,512 third-class awards with 989 males and 1,523 females; and 890 passes with 352 males and 538 females.  

On Tuesday, 26th April, 2022, a total of 1,865 students from Accra Academy, Asamankese, Accra College of Education, Atebubu, St. John’s Grammar, Axim, Accra Wesley Girls and Bechem study centres were conferred with the various diploma and first degrees. 

On Wednesday, 27th April, 2022, a total of 1,872 students from Cape Coast, Ho, Dambai, Hohoe, Denu, Kasoa, Ejisu, Koforidua, Enchi and Kumasi Islamic SHS study centres took turns to receive their various diploma and first degrees.

Prof. Mawutor Avoke counsels graduands to work hard and build their careers and contribute to the development of UEW

On Thursday, 28th April, 2022, a total of 1,843 students from Kumasi UEW, Odumasi Krobo, Asante Mampong, Offinso, Navrongo, Pusiga, Nkawkaw, Sefwi Debiso, Sefwi Wiawso and Obuasi study centres were presented for the award of their various diploma and bachelor’s degrees.

A total of 2,363 students from Assin Foso, Tamale Batco, Tamale Nobisco, Sekondi, Sogakope, Tarkwa and Sunyani study centres and the erstwhile College of Technology Education took their turn to be awarded various diploma and undergraduate degrees on Friday, 29th April, 2022. 

The Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre filled to capacity at the climax  of the week-long graduation

The Second Session of the 26th Congregation was climaxed on Saturday, 30th April, 2022, with a total of 2,409 students from Techiman, Winneba, Tema, Yendi and Wa including the School of Graduate Studies. They consisted of 406 diploma students, 1,251 first degree, 421 PGDE,  51 MA, 65 M. TECH, 143 M.Ed, 10 M. SC, Five (5) MBA, 148 MPhil and Nine (9) PhD graduates.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mawutor Avoke, urged the graduands to use the skills they had acquired in academia to navigate the complexities of life and make a difference wherever they find themselves in the world. 

He encouraged them to maintain and create a social environment by joining the alumni association to expand their networking opportunities, learn and build new career tools and goals, and, most importantly, contribute to the growth and development of their alma mater, UEW. 

Chairman of the Governing Council, Nana Ofori Ansah I

The Chairman of the Governing Council, Nana Ofori Ansah I, on his part, admonished them to build networks with good people and try to always take away something valuable from their daily interactions with these good people.   

UEW council procession at the start of the ceremony