University of Ghana Careers and Counselling Centre Opens new Satellite Office

The Careers and Counselling Centre in a bid to reach out to a larger section of the University community has opened a new satellite office on top of the University of Ghana Bookshop.

The office which will accommodate a Clinical Psychologist and a Counselling Psychologist will provide psychological services and serve as an employment hub. Prof. Samuel Offei, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Students Affairs commissioned the office.

In her welcome address, Rev. Dr. Mrs. Bridget Ben-Naimah, Acting Director, Careers and Counselling Centre noted that the Centre was significant in providing a conducive environment for teaching and learning and ensuring that the University attains a world class status.

Rev. Dr. Mrs. Bridget Ben-Naimah commended the University management for the gift of the office space and was delighted that the satellite office will reduce the congestion at the main office and also aid in the effective discharge of duties at the centre. The Acting Director also announced that another satellite office had been opened at the University of Ghana Medical School on the Korle Bu Campus.

Rev. Dr. Mrs. Bridget Ben-Naimah, (left) Acting Director, Careers and Counselling Centre 

In brief remarks, Prof. Samuel Offei indicated that the centre played a crucial role in the academic pursuit of students and it is held in high esteem in the University. He added that the centre was key to the development of the University as it strive for diversification.

Prof. Samuel Offei (Centre) interacting with officials and student volunteers

For an effective utilisation of the facility Prof. Offei charged the Centre to imbibe the culture of maintenance so that the facility can effectively serve its purpose for a longer period and inure to benefit of the University.

Present at the ceremony was the Registrar, Mrs. Mercy Haizel Ashia, the Acting Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. Godfred Bokpin, staff and volunteers of the Centre.

Registrar, Mrs. Mercy Haizel Ashia in a discussion with officials and volunteers