The Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Professor Kwamena Kwansah Aidoo has said plans are underway to develop the new campus at North Dzorwulu to a fully fresh ultra-modern university.
According to him, they are collaborating with private investors to build hostels and lecture halls that will make teaching and learning smooth.
“Plans are under way to develop the facility to a fully fresh campus ultra-modern university campus. And also seeking to partner with private investors to build hostels and lecture halls as well”.
This comes after most students of the institute complained about accommodation at the new campus.
He said this at the 20th virtually held matriculation ceremony at the school’s new campus at North Dzorwulu on Friday 26th February 2021.
He added that the management of the institute has “plans to build a digital media hub that is going to train students to fit the 21st century”.
He further congratulated and advised the matriculating students to focus on their academics and also enjoy the various activities on campus so that their stay in GIJ will be the best.
“I charge you to make the most opportunity afforded you by your parents and your guidance. Ensure that you attend lectures and shun all forms of deviance behavior and other vices and focus on why you are here and make sure you enjoy your time here in the institute”
The institute in total admitted a number of 1361 students comprising Diploma Communication Studies 525, B.A communication Studies (Public Relations and Journalism Degree level 100) 415, B.A Communications Studies Top Up (degree level 300) 423 and School of Graduate Studies and Research also admitted 337 students.
Story By: Isaac Akpah