Speakers at the programme

The Dora Edu-Buandoh (DEB) Foundation has held a capacity building seminar for levels 300 and 400 students of University of Cape Coast (UCC) to equip them to make the right career choice.

Dubbed: "2023 Young People's Seminar, the event was on the theme, “Build Your Today for Your Future.”


A Senior Lecturer at GIMPA, Ms. Grace Abban-Ampiah, who spoke on the topic, "Building Ourselves to Volunteer: Giving Back to Society" encouraged students to embrace volunteerism as a way of contributing to national development. 

job fair

To complement government’s efforts at finding lasting solutions to youth unemployment, the Confucius Institute (CI), University of Cape Coast (UCC) has held the 2023 Job Fair aimed at linking graduates of UCC to Chinese enterprises for possible employment. 

At a symposium to herald the Job Fair, the Chinese Director of CI-UCC, Prof. Ou Yamei, told students and jobseekers to take advantage of the opportunity provided by the Job Fair to land gainful jobs. 

Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Samuel Ato Duncan and Vice-Chancellor, Prof Johnson Nyarko Boampong

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with COA Research and Manufacturing Company to support students’ entrepreneurial skills development through internship and practical attachment opportunities.

Both institutions under the partnership would promote research and innovations into traditional herbal medicines and organic production and processing of raw materials for chronic diseases, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, kidney diseases, and diabetes among others.

Participants of the World Water Day Celebration

The Department of Water and Sanitation, University of Cape Coast has celebrated this year’s World Water Day with a call on Ghanaians to protect and conserve water. 

The Founder and CEO of the Centre of Awareness (COA) Research and Manufacturing Company Limited, Professor Samuel Ato Duncan, who made the call, added that activities of illegal miners posed a major threat to the future water supply to  communities in particular and the nation as a whole.

StuFSO scholars at the forum

Beneficiary students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Students’ Financial Support Office (StuFSO) Scholarship have been challenged to take their academic work seriously to justify the investment made in them.

The Chairman of the UCC Scholarship Committee, Prof. Samuel Acquah , who threw the challenge, told the beneficiary students, aptly called scholars, that their academic performance was precondition to enable them enjoy the Scholarship package.

UCC and MU

The Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast (UCC), Prof Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has met with Dr. Darryll J. Pines, the President of University of Maryland (UM), College Park, USA to discuss areas of collaboration between the two institutions.

During the meeting, Dr. Pines expressed the University of Maryland’s interest in  collaborating with UCC on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme.

World water day

Access to clean water remains a major challenge for millions of people around the world, including Ghana.

It is in the light of this, that the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) of the University of Cape Coast, in partnership with  Friends of the Nation (FoN)  marked World Water Day in the Shama District in the Western Region on 22nd March 2023.

The Japanese team with officials of ACECoR in one of the coastal areas

A technical mission of Japanese experts visited Ghana,to deepen the cooperation between Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR), University of Cape Coast and Japan.

The Japanese delegation and staff from ACECoR visited several coastal sites including the Volta River estuary where they explored areas of cooperation; and the Anlo Beach for a joint topographic survey to better understand the challenges.

Ghana Bar Association visiting the Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, has called for the assistance of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) to protect the Univeristy of Cape Coast's lands from encroachment.

Prof. Boampong noted that the University was rapidly expanding with the construction of  infrastructural facilities to complement the increase in enrolment of students.

Winners posing

Four students of the Department of Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC) who represented the University of Cape Coast (UCC) at the International Fashion Challenge were adjudged the overall winners of the competition.

The students were Ms. Benneta Ewuraba Baisie, Ms. Lois Benewa Eshun, Ms. Francisca Dadzie, Ms. Trypheana Annan, and Ms. Abigail Aggrey.