The office of the Dean of Students' Affairs has held interaction with scores of International Students in the University. The ceremony, organised in conjunction with the Centre for International Education (CIE), was aimed at addressing the concerns and challenges facing the foreign students.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Dean of Students' Affairs, Prof. Kwaow Edjah, told the students to feel at home in the University. He announced his office, together with the Students Representative Council, had planned to initiate a programme for the foreign students this semester dubbed, “International Students' Night".
The initiative, Prof Edjah said, was to create a platform for the International students to exhibit their culture to the University Community. "Tell us about your culture; who you are,so that we blend together as a University", he said.
For his part, the Director of CIE,Prof Rosemond Boohene, welcomed the fresh students and the continuing students back to campus. She called on them to put up good behaviour during their stay on campus. She told them not to “just pass through the University, but they should let the University to also pass through them”. She advised them to initiate entrepreneurial skills that could make them self-reliant and major employers even before they graduate from the University. She advised them to take their studies seriously.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. D. D. Kuupole, who chaired the function, in his welcome address, called on them to abide by the rules governing the University.
The International students had their questions addressed by the Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of Students and Mr. Jeff Onyame, Academics registrar. Present at the event were Mr. John Nyan, Registrar; Prof L. K. Sam-Amoah, Dean of College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences; Prof. Ernest Korley, Dean of the Graduate Studies.