UG@70 Alumni Homecoming Weekend

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 09:00
University of Ghana


The University of Ghana as part of its 70th Anniversary Celebrations would organize its maiden Alumni Homecoming Weekend scheduled to take place from August 9 - 11, 2019.

This event is expected to attract all our cherished alumni back home. It would also serve as an avenue to celebrate distinguished personalities who continue to make the University proud, network and help raise funds for the UG@70 Endowment Fund.


August 9, 2019: Official Launch

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic will perform the official launch of the UG@70 Alumni Homecoming Weekend:


Venue: ISSER Conference Hall

Time: 9:00 a.m.


August 10, 2019:

A number of fun-packed activities to be held as indicated in the programme outline below.


August 11, 2019: Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service

There will be an interdenominational Thanksgiving Service to be held as follows:

Venue: Auditorium, Department of Economics (UG)

Time: 10:00 a.m.


Please find below the detailed programme outline for the weekend.




Friday – August 9, 2019

Launch of UG@70 Alumni

Homecoming Weekend

and Conference:

Theme: “Ghana Beyond Aid:

Education and Human Capital”


Exhibition by Colleges


Akwaaba Night

Networking, Dinner,




Saturday – August 10, 2019

Health Walk/Aerobics/Keep Fit


College Exhibitions



Hall Mgt. Meetings /Alumni Breakfast



Inter-Hall Sports Competition



UG Safari


Alumni Lecture and Geography Dept. Activities


Volta Hall @ 60 Activities


Bazaar and Showcase of Products by



UG Campus Tour


How UG has Impacted Me?

(Mentoring Group discussions with



Exhibition by Halls


Bonfire Night/Inter halls “Jama” Competition



Sunday – August 11, 2019

Interdenominational Thanksgiving


Bazaar and Showcase of Products by Alumni


Movies and Performing Arts Night



Monday – August 12, 2019