The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has disclosed information regarding the Correction of Names after Admission to both applicants and continuing students.
In a communique sighted by EducationWeb, the Kumasi-based University said the University will not accept any form of name change; once a student has been registered with a name, he or she must complete his or her program under that name.
“For the purpose of the University, students are known only by the names used in completing their application for admission and are known by those names only in the sequence in which they are written.
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When a female student contracts marriage, she may apply to have her name changed to include the surname acquired by the marriage. The application shall be supported by a marriage certificate or requisite documentary evidence. The University shall not entertain change of names of any form. Once a student has been registered with a name, he/she goes through his/her programme with that name.”