NCUK and UCC Discuss Partnership

Northern Consortium, United Kingdom (NCUK), has expressed interest to partner the University of Cape Coast to facilitate training and admission of students to universities in the United Kingdom. This came to light when the Marketing Development Executive of NCUK, Mr. Andrew Straughan interacted with management and some heads of Department on the activities of NCUK at the Academic Board Chamber, North Campus. Mr. Straughan said NCUK offers “pathway programmes” to students worldwide who wish to study at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the UK and globally. He indicated that over 23,500 NCUK students had been assisted to progress onto degree courses through their world-class programmes. He further noted that NCUK is a unique organisation because it was founded by 11 leading UK universities. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro who chaired the meeting said as part of its Internationalisation agenda, UCC has opened its doors for partnerships that would contribute to sharing and advancing knowledge help society. He said the partnerships arrangement would be referred to the Centre for International (CIE) for further discussions. Present at the meeting were some Provosts of College, Deans of Faculty/ Schools, Directors and Heads of Department.