The University of Cape Coast, on Saturday, 6th February, 2021 held a virtual Matriculation to induct fresh students of the 2020/2021 academic year into the University.
During the virtual show, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong, stated that the University management, this year, has adopted a strategy to widen the University’s scope of admission for all qualified students, through the use of Ndoum School of Business as a satellite campus of the University. The Vice-Chancellor emphasized that this move is a pilot considered at its pilot stage and if it works well, other programmes will be hosted there in the future, depending on the availability of resources. Prof. Boampong also highlighted that the University management is doing everything to ensure that students on that side of the campus to experience a convenient atmosphere for both social and academic work.
The Pro vice. Chancellor also highlighted that the University received a total of 22,512 regular undergraduate admissions applications and 1,749 postgraduate applications making a total of 24,2061 applications for the 2020/2021 academic year. The Vice-Chancellor further highlighted that the University has enrolled 8,753 total number of fresh students. This number he added that it’s made of up 7,788 undergraduate students and 965 postgraduate students.
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The Vice-Chancellor pointed out that the undergraduate statistics is made up of 4, 379 males and 3,409. For the post graduate figures, it is made up of 636 males and 329 females.
While bringing his speech to a brochure, the Vice-Chancellor urged fresh students to read the books which contain the rules and regulations of the University and adhere to all of them.