Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) is a technology oriented institution of higher learning, committed to providing an educational experience of the highest quality. Established in November 2005, GTUC was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) on March 30, 2006 and officially inaugurated on August 15, 2006. The University College is governed by a nine-member University Council, supported by the President, Registrar, Deans of Faculties and staff.
GTUC is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and has partnerships with Aalborg University, Denmark, University of the West of Scotland, Staffordshire and Coventry Universities, UK, CASS Europe, Luxembourg, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Wildau University in Germany, Maharaja Agrasen University and M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, India.
The University College is working to carve an outstanding reputation as a leader in teaching excellence, and a world-class centre of research and intellectual creativity.
GTUC offers world class Certificate, Diploma and Degree programme under three core faculties: the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Faculty of IT Business. The University also runs a Graduate School which delivers postgraduate programmes in the areas of Engineering, Business Administration, Management and Information Communication Technology.
Nearly 8,000 students are pursuing various programmes at the University College.
Courses and programmes of the University College are carefully structured and taught by seasoned lecturers with modern training equipment in a conducive learning environment.
These prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers which are key to the nation’s economic growth and social well-being.
GTUC is committed to excellence in teaching and service. The University College takes pride in being a place where students and faculty can pursue knowledge without boundaries, a place where theory and practice combine to produce a better understanding of our world and ourselves.
Graduates of GTUC’s have the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience that equip them for successful careers in the telecommunications, business and ICT industries.
The University College has campuses located at Tesano (main campus), Abeka, Kumasi and learning centres in Ho, Koforidua, Takoradi and Nungua.
The focus on preparing graduates for the telecommunications and ICT profession is the hallmark of GTUC.
GTUC has 4 faculties namely Graduate School, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Faculty of IT Business.
Graduate School Programmes
Ghana Technology University College had accreditation to run Graduate programmes in 2006. Within the same year, it delivered the premier postgraduate master’s programmes in Information Communication Technology with a total of nineteen (19) programmes. In September 2008, the Graduate School introduced new programmes in telecommunications engineering and management.
Currently, the University College delivers over twenty graduate programmes in collaboration with six international partners and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), our mentor university in Ghana. The School has graduated over 4,063 students as at September 2016 including international students from China, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Gambia, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Iraq.
Our graduate programmes have been designed to equip graduates with essential knowledge of very current theory and related practical experience, giving our students a head start in the real business world.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
A warm welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, the premier faculty at Ghana Technology University College! Established in August 2006, our mission has been to be the leading Telecommunications and Computer Engineering Faculty in Ghana and the Sub-region, to be the first choice for undergraduate and post-graduate students and to attract best quality academic staff and research personnel. Faculty of Engineering offers programs in BSc. Telecommunication Engineering, BSc. Computer Engineering as well as Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering.
Our faculty members are rigorously trained and they have practical experiences to prepare students and to require supporting global economy demands of highly skilled educated and innovative workforce. I encourage you to explore the faculty of engineering website and to visit our campus at Tesano. We hope you will choose to come to GTUC and share a remarkable career journey with us because we are student centered and student friendly university college.
Our core function is to provide a comprehensive and top-quality engineering education that engages our students in the discovery of new knowledge through basic and applied innovative research and broad-based scholastic instructions.
Faculty members provide academic leadership to the University, primarily through demonstrating and fostering excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development at a variety of levels – within the academic discipline, within the academic unit, within the institution and within the wider community.
Individual faculty members also serve on internal committees and advisory boards, offer mentoring and advice to students, consulting activities, hold administrative appointments such as program coordinators etc.
Faculty of Informatics
The Faculty of Informatics spans Information Technology (IT), Computing and Humanities at the Ghana Technology University College (GTUC). We currently operate with the department of Information Technology (IT) and the General Studies unit. We provide a larger percentage of all instructions offered at GTUC; as every undergraduate student takes foundational classes the Faculty of Informatics – the hallmark of technology. Our diverse curricula are made up of relevant core disciplines that enable students to transform the world around them. We review our programs periodically to ensure their viability, relevance and employability in today’s ever evolving cyber-markets.
Our ultimate goal is to redefine the future of Information Technology with Informatics. Our focus is to exploit the benefits of inter-disciplinary fusion of science-technology and humanities to create employable IT graduates. We enhance our students experience by offering them career counseling, industry internships and placement services.
In terms of enrolment, the faculty continues to grow and attract talented local and international students into our degree and diploma programs. A good number of these students complete with either first class honors or second class upper each year. Our feedback indicates that our alumni mostly compete and excel in the industry, since they leverage on the unlimited opportunities accorded them by the Faculty.
As regards our Faculty, we are privileged to have five (5) full-time PhD’s, and augmented with six (6) adjunct PhD’s. We leverage on their diverse expertise to create impressionable student experiences. The Faculty of Informatics boosts of cutting-edge and student centric technology education, offering industry relevant diploma and degree programs in Information Technology.
We collaborate with the Center for Professional Development CPD) in offering postgraduate certificate in management information systems (MIS) and related programs.
In research and scholarship, we are well published with over a hundred international peer-reviewed journal papers in total. The faculty has four (4) main research units, namely the Networking & Systems Administration (NSA) group, Business Computing & Information Systems (BCIS), Cyber-Security (CS) group and the Software Development (SD) group.
FACULTY OF IT BUSINESS
The Faculty of IT Business is dedicated to the training of leaders with the potential to impact the development of their nations and communities. While teaching and research is a primary focus of the faculty, efforts are constantly made to engage in activities and programs that enhance student experience. Such activities are designed to develop career-ready graduates and, to build entrepreneurial capacity.
The faculty has dedicated teacher-scholars who bring both expertise and experience to the business classroom. From varied fields of expertise, our faculty members engage students to conduct innovative research into theory and practice that continually transforms the way business is understood. They also share direct insights into how products are developed, assets are invested, managing people and organizational structures.
The primary focus of GTUC’s IT Business Faculty is always our students, with a student centered approach we are committed to provide an enabling environment for the next generation of business leaders. This is to enhance the attitudes and aptitudes needed to be successful in today’s competitive and global business world.
Welcome to Eagle Vision Institute, a modern language center specialized in ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (EFL) and internationally recognized
English Proficiency tests (TOEFL AND IELTS).
We offer English and test preparation classes throughout the year. Basically there are two main English programs: ACADEMIC / GENERAL ENGLISH
PROGRAM (intensive for up to five hours per day, from Monday to Friday and semi-intensive for three hours per day from Monday to Friday)
and EXECUTIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM / ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSE (tailored to the needs of professionals and managers: five hours per day).
Our teachers are all native speakers and certified teachers. They have been chosen for their international teaching experience, their enthusiasm, and above all, their concern for the needs of the students as individuals. This approach is evident in the special care our staff takes with each student, often giving help outside schedules class hours.
Eagle Vision Institute currently has six classrooms, well equipped for effective teaching and learning. We also have a well-resourced library with relevant study books and materials as well as a language laboratory with the latest interactive English programs.
ACFIE, An independent scientific multidisciplinary investigation Standard setting and training body in Ghana. Made up of experts and professionals that provides leadership, advanced forensic science skills and its application to forensic investigation.
The Association is the main professional body for individuals working as forensic professionals/ experts and academics. We promote the dissemination of forensic informations and continue advancement of forensic investigations and consultations across the many professional fields of membership.
We are the Ghana most unique and fasters growing organization that brings together all forensic investigators and provide forensic investigation skills and trainings to all forensic professionals and experts.
Our members in various parts of Ghana and other parts the world are well equipped to carry out effective investigations in both private and government organizations.
CFIE is the world leading professional credential being offered through ACFIE. We believe forensic investigators do not win or lose cases; forensic investigators seek only the truth, conduct investigations, enquire and report the true result of their findings in objective manner.
The Association pursues its objectives for the benefit of the public and service to its members.
Membership in ACFIE is open to those who demonstrate their competency through examination, experience and education and who continually strive to maintain their proficiency through continuing education and experience. Candidates who qualify through Academic education and practical experience and who subsequently pass the examination and are granted the CERTIFIED FORENSIC INVESTIGATION EXPERT [CFIE], CERTIFIED FORENSIC EXPERT[CFE],CERTIFIED FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR [CFI], and their respective Designation.
An Independent scientific multidisciplinary investigation standard setting and training body in Ghana.
It is the main professional body for individuals working as forensic experts/professionals and academics.
It is the only body in Ghana which certified forensic experts and professionals .
Supreme International College is an educational institution established in Ghana under the Companies Code 1963, Act 179) as a limited by shares company authorized to carry on the business of Professional and Academic Training, Education, Research, and Consultancy Services. Supreme International College is registered and recognized by the Ghana Education Service of the Ministry of Education and the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The College is also certified by the Association of Certified Quality Assurance (ACQA).
Other Divisions/Subsidiaries of the College include:
1. The Centre for InterContinental Education(CIE)
2. The School of Business and Computer Studies ( SBCS)
3. SICA Remedial School
4. School of Film & Media Studies (SFMS)
The College and its subsidiaries were established with the aim of providing opportunity for people of Ghana and Africa at large to receive equal education regardless of their socioeconomic status such as income status, area of residence, gender, race, age or cost per student through the provision of high-quality tuition for internationally recognized professional and academic qualifications via distance learning, online, part- time and full time.
We aspire to become a college of excellence and a leading provider of high-quality education in Africa.
To provide high-quality education through teaching and research.
Encourage students to develop their full potential skills.
Assist all staff, and students the opportunity to advance their full potential, and contribute fully to the achievement of the college's vision
To develop a good relationships with persons and institutions within and outside the country.
To facilitate access to local and international education through collaboration and/or distance learning programs.
To publish books, journals and other suitable means of spreading research work.
To provide consultancy services and corporate and executive training.
The Events Decorating Academy is a training provider with practical hands on skill training towards a vocational career in the world of Events decorating business.
We welcome Junior and Senior high school graduates, matured and professionals from any background in our training all year round.
CERTIFIED LEARNING COMPANY LTD is a leading training and certification company. The internet has changed the world, and we believe every one of us should be fully equipped to be a part of, and lead, that change. CERTIFIED LEARNING COMPANY therefore provides a wide range of IT training tools and resources that are committed to maximize the functionality and efficiency of technology.
At CERTIFIED GHANA, we believe that training should be positive and productive and well planned with clear objectives to enhance the professional and personal growths of trainees. Our focus is to provide relevant programs, products and services that match the needs and demands of the training and certification projects.
Our delivery strategy enables students and course delegates to learn and earn everywhere, anywhere and whenever. This is consistent with our philosophy of delivering: "Education on Wheels".
We have been providing training to students’ delegates from small to large scale and corporate world, as they all seek and strive to improve their efficiency at work whether employed or yet to be employed. Our experience in training covers all sectors as we have wide range of courses Networking, Databases, Programming, Web Development and Social Media among many others
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) started as a University College in 1992 under PNDC Law 322. UEW brought together seven diploma awarding colleges (the Advanced Teacher Training College, the Specialist Training College and the National Academy of Music all located at Winneba; the School of Ghana Languages, Ajumako; College of Special Education, Akwapim-Mampong; the Advanced Technical Training College, Kumasi; and the St. Andrews Agricultural Training College, Mampong-Ashanti.
The University operates from four Campuses (Winneba, Kumasi, Mampong and Ajumako) and a number of Distance Education Study Cetres. The Winneba Campus houses the main Administration, and the seat of the Vice-Chancellor.
To be an internationally reputable institution for teacher education and research.
To train competent professional teachers for all levels of education as well as conduct research disseminate knowledge and contribute to educational policy and development.
The Winneba Campus is the main campus of the University of Education, Winneba. It has three sub-campuses: the North, Central and South Campuses.The central Administration is currently located at the North Campus.
Established in May 1992 by the Government of Ghana to “blend the academic world with that of the community in order to provide constructive interaction between the two for the total development of Northern Ghana, in particular, and the country as a whole” (PNDC Law 279, Section 279).
“The UDS was borne out of the new thinking in higher education which emphasizes the need for universities to play a more active role in addressing problems of the society, particularly in the rural areas” (Effah, 1998).
The University by its mandate and constituency has a pro-poor focus. This is reflected in its methodology of teaching, research and outreach services. The specific emphasis on practically-oriented, research and field-based training is aimed at contributing towards poverty reduction in order to accelerate national development:
It began academic work in September 1993 with the admission of forty (40) students into the Faculty of Agriculture, (FoA), Nyankpala.
The Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, (FIDS), Faculty of Planning and Land Management (FPLM), School of Business and Law, Wa, Faculty of Education (FoE), and School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Tamale, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources (FRNR), Faculty of Agriculture (FoA) and the Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences (FACS), Nyankpala, Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS), Faculty of Mathematical Sciences(FMS), Navrongo and the Graduate School now in Tamale were phased in from 1994 to date.
The University is envisaged to be a Home of World Class Pro-Poor Scholarship. This is reflected in its motto: “Knowledge for Service” as well as its methodology of teaching, research and outreach programmes.
The UDS seeks to achieve its vision by:
1. Promoting equitable and socio-economic transformation of communities through practically oriented, community based, problem solving, gender sensitive and interactive research, teaching, learning and outreach activities.
2. Providing higher education to persons suitably qualified for and capable of benefiting from it.
3. Positioning itself as a national asset in the facilitation of lifelong learning.
4. Developing its information and communication technology infrastructure as the driving force for the education of more people, more rapidly and the improvement of efficiency and academic quality in order to advance community and national development.
The University of Ghana, the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research.
As a University poised to distinguish itself in the area of research to make an impact at the national and international level, the University has launched a new Strategic Plan.
This new strategic plan (2014-2024) is intended to consolidate the gains made from the review of the University’s mission and practices and situate these within the context of a very dynamic environment of higher education in Ghana and beyond.
To become a world class research-intensive University over the next decade.
We will create an enabling environment that makes University of Ghana increasingly relevant to national and global development through cutting-edge research as well as high quality teaching and learning.
University of Ghana is run on a collegiate system and comprises the following colleges:
· College of Basic and Applied Sciences
· College of Education
· College of Health Sciences
· College of Humanities
In addition, the University has several research institutions and centres for learning and research, including Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIR), Centre for Tropical, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Regional Institute for Population Studies Institute for Environmental and Sanitation Studies and the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research.
As part of its vision to become a world class research intensive institution, University of Ghana has identified four priority areas where the university will focus and promote international collaboration in research initiatives to enhance the University’s research output. These research areas are:
Trans-disciplinary Research into Climate Change Adaptation
Enhancing Food Production and Processing
Development Policy and Poverty Monitoring and Evaluation
As the leading university in Ghana, the University aims to produce the next generation of thought leaders to drive national development. Through our research institutes and other centres of learning and research, faculty members are involved in studies that support policy making for national development, often in collaboration with other international institutions.
There are currently a number of Ghanaian and international institutions that hold affiliation with the University of Ghana. As a leader in tertiary education, the University has established several link agreements with universities in Africa, Europe and North America for student, faculty and staff exchange as well as collaborative research.
The student population is over 38,000 made up of students enrolled on our regular programmes, sandwich programmes, and distance education as well as students from affiliate institutions. Our growing number of international students come from over 70 countries to join either our regular undergraduate and graduate programmes, enroll on our study abroad and other special programmes designed for international students.
The University of Ghana, has over the years built an image as one of the continent’s reputable universities which makes the University of Ghana the first choice for academics, researchers and students.