Sussex Delegation Visit University of Ghana

Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor (UG) and Prof. Adam Tickell, Vice Chancellor (Sussex)

A six-member delegation from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom recently paid a visit to the University of Ghana to review existing partnerships with various units of the university and to explore new collaborations. 

The Sussex delegation, led by Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor, was received by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu and other university officials. 

In his welcome remarks, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu expressed the University of Ghana’s deep appreciation of the partnership with Sussex, and said he looked forward to the strengthening and expansion to include post-doctoral training visits.

In his response, Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor of University of Sussex said he was pleased with the offer of greater opportunities for collaboration between the two Universities and hoped that the relationship would develop and grow beyond the academic and administrative divisions.

The two parties later exchanged gifts after which the Sussex delegation visited the College of Education to review existing collaboration.  They interacted with faculty in  other centres and units, namely, College of Education, Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA), Institute of African Studies, College of Health Sciences, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), Department of Geography and Resource Development, among others, to discuss future collaboration. 


Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu exchanging gifts with the delegation from the University of Sussex 

Other members of the Sussex delegation were Professor Kwame Akyeampong (Professor of International Education & Development), Linda Waldman (Representative of the Institute of Development Studies), Peter Newell (Professor of International Relations & Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange for the School of Global Studies), Marcus Williams (Director of Student Recruitment, Marketing and International Affairs), and Peter Boddy (International Partnerships Officer).

The delegation toured the University of Ghana campus, and was hosted to an official luncheon.


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