University of Ghana Vice Chancellor

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu

It is indeed a great time to be part of our community here at the University of Ghana, and I welcome you to join us in our forward march towards the achievement of greater recognition within the global academic community.

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At the University of Ghana, world-class research and high quality teaching and learning takes place across the broadest possible range of disciplines. From the Humanities to Basic and Applied Sciences. Health Sciences and to Education, this is an institution that has, for many years, set the pace for its peers in Ghana, in the sub-region, and at the continental level.

As Vice-Chancellor, I am determined to build on our well-established position as a highly-sought university to become one of the very best centres of teaching and research. We have a bold strategy amplified in our Strategic Plan, to take us to 2024, which is based on a re-defined vision to become a world-class research-intensive university over the next decade.

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Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, the possibilities you have here are endless. We have succeeded in creating a multi-cultural environment and multi-disciplinary academic environment that enables us stand out not only as the premier University in Ghana, but ranked very high in global rankings. Ranked as the 7th best university in Africa in the THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings in 2016, University of Ghana has once more demonstrated why it is recognized as a leader in higher education on the continent and at the international level.

By prioritizing research and teaching and aligning budgets to support effective implementation of our strategic priorities and objectives, we are committed to enhance the general wellbeing of our students, as well sustain our upward move on global rankings.

As a University, we will ensure that our governance structures, support systems work proactively, effectively and efficiently to achieve our strategic priorities; and that our core values of respect, commitment, integrity and loyalty remain our cardinal hallmark.

We are committed to providing strategic leadership and guidance to maintain our academic excellence, while contributing towards national development efforts.

I encourage you to enrol at our University and take the bold step towards a life changing educational journey at the University of Ghana.

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu