On Wednesday and Thursday, 17th and 18th November 2022 respectively, the University of Ghana Business School held an online orientation for its incoming graduate students. The orientation was held in two sessions to give the students an overview of the University of Ghana Business School. Professor Vera Fiador who moderated the programme acknowledged the students for choosing UGBS above other schools while introducing Professor William Coffie, the Head of the Accounting Department as the acting Dean of UGBS.
In an opening remark, Professor William Coffie, gave a brief origin of the University of Ghana Business school. He announced that the Business School was undergoing a triple crown accreditation, hence a splendid benefit for students who have taken the bold step by studying at the Business School. Professor William Coffie also mentioned that UGBS usually organises study tours to the USA for students. Finally, he encouraged students to abide by rules and utilise the schools’ facilities within the officially stipulated times. He congratulated them for choosing to study at the University of Ghana Business School, and welcomed them to the University of Ghana at large.
Taking his turn, the UGBS ICT head, Mr. Eric Kemeh took the students through the Online Learning platforms of the University. To help students in registering for their courses, they were taken through the steps and procedures to access the school’s online system and administration as well as the support available to make the learning journey simple. Mr. Kemeh further briefed the students on how to use the students’ web, the Sakai learning platform and other online platforms.
As part of the orientation, the students were also taken through the rules and regulations that govern Graduate Studies by Professor Dorcas Osei-Sarfo, the Vice Dean of Graduate studies “it is your responsibility as a student of the University of Ghana to know both the specific requirements of the graduate degree that you have applied to do,” she added.
The event ended with a question-and-answer session where the concerns of the students were addressed.
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