The Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof. John Nelson Buah has indicated that Information Communication Technology, Science and Teacher Education remain the topmost priority of UCC.
Prof. Buah noted that the University was therefore prepared to collaborate with institutions that could provide the requisite support in these areas to enhance teaching and learning in the university.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor made this statement when Mr. Samiullah Khan representative of SRM University paid a working visit to UCC to discuss collaboration between the two institutions.
Mr. Khan noted that SRM University is one of the top ranking universities in India with 33,044 students and 2358 faculty offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences and Humanities. He said that the SRM is determined to emerge as a world-class University in creating and disseminating knowledge, and providing students a unique learning experience in Science, Technology, Medicine, Management and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the world.
He noted that aside the academic work, the university offer wide range of consultancy services in ICT, Hospital Management and Engineering to renowned organisations in countries across the world. He further indicated that SRM was ready to collaborate with UCC in areas of mutual benefit such as staff and student exchange. He particularly mentioned the automation of Universities to reduce the high cost of procuring papers.
Present at the meeting were the Registrar, Mr. John Kofi Nyan; Librarian, Mr. Clement Entsua-Mensah; Deputy Registrar, Division of Academic Affairs; Mrs. Mildred Asmah and Deputy Registrar, Mr. Jeff Onyame.