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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