The University of Education is putting in a lot of ideas and innovations to ensure graduates of UEW do not become unemployed when they finish school, Ag. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang has disclosed.
Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang announced this welcoming fresh undergraduate and postgraduate students for the 2021 academic year on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni.
“We are all aware that now, even though as a nation, we are graduating more students; we also have students who are calling themselves unemployed graduate students but I want to assure you that UEW is putting in a lot of ideas, innovations, and renovation to make sure that as many graduates as possible do not become unemployed when they leave this University,” he told the newly admitted and continuing students.
He noted his outfit has for the first time seen a high number of freshmen attending the orientation programme. “For the first time, the numbers here are in excess of 6,000 and we have two venues already having this programme at the same time. So, you can imagine that we are hitting in excess of 10,000 because some of us here have gone through the Free SHS system and have come to the University with so much ease.”
Prof. Ofori-Birikorang indicated that UEW is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing nest for hutching the calibre of teachers needed for driving and directing development in Ghana.
“Let me say, without mincing words, that UEW is the leading learning hub in relation to our preparations for your joining us at a time when conventional teaching and learning environment fall short in meeting students’ needs”, the Ag. Pro-Vice-Chancellor stressed.