Important Notice: Orientation Programme - 2020/2021 Academic Year

Starting January 11, 2021 - Ending January 11, 2022

All fresh students are to note that they are to participate in a compulsory orientation programme from Tuesday January 12 to Friday January 15, 2021.

Given the current circumstances, the programme this year will be carried out virtually at the University’s website at: www.ug.edu.gh

The link for the presentation on YouTube is https://youtu.be/dVAmpnbBvmI

All fresh students are expected to link up at the website on Tuesday morning at 9.00 a.m. for the premiere of the presentations.

 

The 2020/2021 Orientation programme is scheduled as follows:

DAY 1: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Morning Session: 9.00 am - 11.00 am

1. Welcome to the Academic Community of the University of Ghana

Speaker - Mrs. Christy Badu, (Ag. Director, Academic Affairs Directorate)

2. Your responsibility as a Junior Member in the University of Ghana

Speaker - Professor Godfred Bokpin (Dean of Students Affairs)

3. Your financial responsibilities and obligations

Speaker - Mr. Samuel Osei Mensah (Accountant, Students’ Accounts)

4. Services available at the University of Ghana Computing Systems

Speaker – Ms. Ama Dadson (Representative of the Chief Information Technology Officer)

5. Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning: The Sakai Learning and Management System

Speaker - Mr. Francis Awuye-Kpobi (UGCS)

6. Academic Quality Assurance in the University of Ghana

Speaker- Professor Daniel Twerefou (Director, Academic Quality Assurance Unit)

7. Getting to know the University Library System.

Speaker - Dr. Antonia Donkor (Representative of the University Librarian)

8. Surviving the Challenges of University Life

Speaker - Ms. Edwina Paintsil (Rep. of the Ag. Director, Careers and Counselling Centre)

 

DAY 1: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Afternoon Session: 2.00p.m - 4.00 p.m.

1. Financial Aid/Loan to Students

Speakers - Mrs. Christine Baning (Head, Students’ Financial Aid Office) & Ms. Isabella Anoff (Zonal Manager, Students Loan Trust Fund)

2. Students’ Health Needs

Speaker - Dr. Mark Frempong (Director, University Health Services)

3. Sports at the University of Ghana

Speaker - Mrs. Regina Afari-Boateng (Representative of the Director, Sports Directorate)

4. Your Security: Keeping Safe on Campus

Speaker – Prof. Martin Oteng-Ababio, (Chairperson, Security Committee)

5. Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy of the UG

Speaker - Professor Margaret Amoakohene (Chairperson, Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee)

6. Office of Students with Special Needs

Speaker- Dr. Awo Mana Asiedu (Head, Office of Students with Special Needs)

7. Student Governance and Social Life: the SRC’s Perspectives

Speaker – Mr. Kwame Amo Ntow Fianko (Ag. President, Students Representative Council)

 

Students who may need further clarification on the presentations may submit their questions to academicaffairs@ug.edu.gh under the subject ‘ORIENTATION’ for appropriate response.

 

DAYS 2- 4: Wednesday, January 13, to Friday, January 15, 2021

INTERACTION WITH COLLEGES

All students are to link up with their respective Colleges on each day from 9.00 a.m. for live interactive sessions.

The links for the College interactions are as follows:

College of Humanities               -           http://bit.ly/COH2021_Orientation

College of Basic and Applied Sciences   -          

College of Education                 -           http://bit.ly/CoE2021_Orientation

College of Health Sciences        -           http://bit.ly/CHS2021_Orientation

 

 

Christy O. Badu (Mrs.)

Ag. Director.