The Mampong Campus of the University of Education, Winneba host the College of Agriculture Education. It is located 51 kilometres to the north-east of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The following Faculties are at the campus:
Faculty of Agriculture Education
Faculty of Science and Environment Education
Established in 1952, KNUST has a rich history in its evolution into a first class University over the years. Kwame Nkrumah, the African Personality of the Century and pioneer of African independence is the founder of KNUST. KNUST believes in achievement through diligence and commitment. We continue to develop plans not only to maintain our status as Ghana’s No.1 but also to improve our international standing.The KNUST has, since January 2005, transformed from its previous centralized system of administration into significantly decentralized one called the Collegiate system. Under this system, the various faculties have been condensed into six colleges. Since its inception, the University has been administered on the Faculty-based system.
This naturally led to a situation where new Faculties and Institutes were created to meet the ever-growing academic pursuits of students. The resultant collection of Faculties largely hampered efficient administrative and academic operations, as duplication of efforts and long administrative processes were rampant. The need to deal with these complexities and harmonize the operation of the existing structures became apparent and unavoidable. This was more so, with the ever-increasing numbers in student population. True to the vision to make KNUST the model for technological education in Africa and the Vice-Chancellor's commitment to academic excellence, the Collegiate System came into being with the promulgation of the statutes on November 29, 2004.
The University is situated approximately on a sixteen square-kilometre campus of undulating land and pleasant surroundings, about seven kilometres away from the central business district of the city of Kumasi. The campus presents a panorama of beautiful and modern buildings interspersed with verdant lawns and tropical flora, which provide a cool and refreshing atmosphere congenial to academic studies. It has within the short period of its existence become an important centre for the training of scientists and technologists not only for Ghana, but also for other African countries as well as from other parts of the world.
There are six Halls of residence and a number of hostels in the University. They are Queen Elizabeth II, Unity, Independence, Republic, University, and Africa. Three of the Halls of residence are mixed, two for males only and one for females only. Of the five hostels, two are for postgraduate students, one for both undergraduate and graduate students and managed by the Ghana Universities Staff Superannuation Scheme (GUSSS).
Medical students of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital inhabit one of the hostels, while the last one is under the management of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).The Halls are self-contained, each with its kitchen, dining hall and separate junior and senior common rooms for students and senior members of the hall. The Halls of Residence, the Administration Block, the Library and the Great Hall occupy the central portion of the grounds.
The University started awarding its degrees in June 1964. All degree examinations are reviewed by external examiners and moderators to ensure that high academic standards are maintained.Our Strategic Mandate
The Act establishing the University defines its mandate, which essentially is to provide higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster relationships with the outside persons and bodies. The strategic mandate of the University is derived from Science and Technology in its name.
To be globally recognised as the Premier Centre of excellence in Africa for teaching in Science and Technology for development; producing high calibre graduates with knowledge and expertise to support the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa.
In summary, the vision can be stated as "Advancing knowledge in Science and Technology for sustainable development in Africa"
To provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations. KNUST also offers service to community, is open to all the people of Ghana and positioned to attract scholars, industrialists and entrepreneurs from Africa and other international community.
Our Core Values
-Leadership in Innovation and Technology
-Culture of Excellence
-Diversity and Equal Opportunity for All
-Integrity and Stewardship of Resources
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• Ghana’s National Accreditation Board approved Lancaster University Ghana, a branch campus of the highly ranked Lancaster University, UK. Conveniently located in East Legon, the university campus admitted its first cohort of undergraduate students in October 2013 and postgraduate students in July 2015. This is a partnership between Lancaster University and Trans National Education, Ghana Ltd.
• Lancaster University Ghana is the only fully fledged branch campus in West Africa and is set to grow into a major regional teaching and research university of international standing.
• Graduates receive the same degree certificate that they would have received had they studied in the UK and the transcript indicates the location of study of each module. Individualised voluntary exchange programmes have been developed, which encourage students to study at the parent campus for one or more terms during their university career.
• Lancaster University is committed to producing graduates who have skills and knowledge to meet Ghana’s industrial, societal and governmental needs.
• The university also admits qualified students from other West African countries, offering them a prestigious UK higher education opportunity without the need to travel abroad.
• Students are able to study a wide range of subjects including management, law, international relations, computing and psychology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
• Students are taught by a combination of international, local and Lancaster University academics. Faculty from the parent campus in Lancaster currently teach the Executive MBA modules and provide guest lectures and/or co-teach undergraduate programmes with Accra based academics.
• Local staff undertake continuous certificated staff development programmes, delivered by LU staff in both Ghana and the UK.
Rankings , teaching and research
• Lancaster is ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world and is highly ranked in all UK university league tables - as well as achieving high scores in terms of student satisfaction, according to the National Student Survey.
• The University excels in research at the highest international level and in the latest government assessment had 92 percent of its research recognised as world leading or internationally significant - with some key areas of research ranked top in the UK.
• Lancaster fosters a culture of prioritising the student experience through participatory learning, and strongly encourages research. Lancaster constantly strives to guard its strong research record through significant investment in new teaching staff thereby further enhancing students’ academic involvement . The teaching team at Lancaster includes internationally renowned scholars and researchers with interests spanning a range of disciplines.
• Lancaster University’s Management school is triple-accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA and the Lancaster MBA is ranked Number 1 in the World for Corporate Strategy (according to The Financial Times)
Opportunities for students
• Students at Lancaster University Ghana have the opportunity to spend part of their degree at Lancaster University, either for a semester or for a full academic year.
• Lancaster University is respected by graduate employers evidenced by the fact that 93per cent of Lancaster students find employment or further study within six months of graduating. Our research addresses important scientific problems and technological challenges and we develop graduates who are skilled and highly employable.
• The world of work is becoming increasingly global and the ability to communicate between different cultures even more essential. Students studying at one of Lancaster’s overseas campuses may take part in summer schools based at Lancaster University. This offers the chance to network, study and learn about a different culture.
• There are many exciting international volunteering opportunities for students available through LUSU Involve – the award winning volunteering arm of Lancaster University Students’ Union. Students can share life changing experiences with Lancaster students from all over the world.
• The Lancaster Award recognises extra-curricular achievements. Many Lancaster students are already involved in many extra-curricular activities, and the award aims to encourage students to complete such activities and be recognised for their accomplishments.
• Business and industry are key to Lancaster’s mission to produce applied knowledge and top graduates, and Lancaster is currently working with over 1000 businesses per year.
• The network of overseas teaching partnerships is a key component of Lancaster’s global outreach and commitment to internationalisation. Lancaster degree programmes are currently taught at branch campuses in collaboration with local institutions in India, Pakistan and Malaysia and there are plans to open a campus in China.
• With over 13000 students in total, Lancaster has 22 per cent of undergraduates and 70 per cent of its postgraduates coming from outside the UK. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on the campus. Lancaster offers a welcoming and diverse community with a global perspective to life and learning.
• Lancaster has a thriving alumni network of over 100,000 alumni in 148 countries worldwide.
Lancaster University campus
• The campus is located in East Legon, in a vibrant community close to several restaurants, gyms, sports centres, boutiques and the main city airport.
• The new campus space includes a dedicated learning common for students which include break out rooms, counselling offices, careers and student life offices. The new facilities also include a dedicated EMBA suite for the Lancaster University Executive MBA programme, a purpose built lecture theatre, tutorial and seminar rooms, along with additional offices for the University’s growing academic staff.
• Undergraduate students enjoy a maximum class size of 15 in the tutorials whilst the lecture size is 60 students. The combined capacity across both locations will allow the University to grow up to 1,000 students across its foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students.
• All lecture theatres, seminar rooms and laboratories are state of the art. The library is stocked with over 1 million items as well as access to a large number of e-journals. Students at Lancaster University Ghana have access to these resources.
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