Stories in this Edition include;
KNUST Hosts Three Eminent Heads of State
The Former President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufour together with two other eminent former presidents, Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and Hoerst Kohler, of the Federal Republic of Germany paid a visit to KNUST. The Former Presidents visit formed part of activities of the John Agyekum Kufour (JAK) Foundation and the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the University.
KNUST Ranks 1st in West Africa
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, one of the finest science and technology institutions in the world, has been ranked number one (1st) among all the universities in Ghana and West Africa, and 13th on the African Continent. This was contained in the second edition of 2011 Report of the Web Ranking of World Universities based on the following criteria: quality education, internationalism, research output, impact, and prestige.
KNUST Develops Microchip
The College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with Texas Instruments (TI), a computer firm in the United States, has developed the first set of microchips in sub-Saharan Africa.
KNUST to Run Programmes for Military Personnel
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor William Otoo Ellis, has indicated that he has plans to run academic programmes for the military. He said that such programmes would be aimed at equipping personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) with relevant skills and knowledge aimed at making them more resourceful particularly, after leaving the Service.
J.A. Kuffuor Presents Awards at Peggy Appiah Prize Ceremony
Former president John Agyekum Kuffour has stated that it is time society took a crucial look at the moral upbringing of children. President Kuffour said it was unfortunate that the current generation is living in an era where only academic awards or qualifications count with little or no regard for morality. He made this known at the 2nd Peggy Appiah Prize for Excellence in History Awards ceremony.
Vodafone opens Africa’s fastest Internet Cafe in KNUST
Vodafone, a world-wide tele-communications company operating in Ghana, has established Africa’s fastest internet café in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Recent News Letters
It is announced for the information of the general public and all prospective Ghanaian, International and Postgraduate Applicants that Application to Programmes at the University for the 2013/2014 Academic year is now open