Africa’s rural universities aren’t delivering for the 21st Century–Unisa Researcher

By Chinaza Uleanya, Researcher, University of South Africa (Unisa) Education has been described as a tool for development. In certain instances, a good, stable and quality educational system is synonymous to development. But to play this role, education systems need to stay relevant. Institutions of learning and training centres must adjust their educational systems as well as their curricula to suit the demands of current times. This has happened through the centuries. As major changes have occurred in society – or put another way as industrial revolutions have taken root – higher education…

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UG-PADA Hosts 2nd International Research/Mentorship Conference

04 Oct, 2021 The University of Ghana Pan-African Doctoral Academy (UG-PADA) in collaboration with Carnegie Scholars Network (CSN) has organised its 2nd International Research and Mentorship Conference for Doctoral Students on the theme: ‘Quality Research and Mentoring: Keys to Sustainable and Inclusive Development’. The 2-day event began with an address on the theme for the conference by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo. In her presentation, Prof. Amfo commended the efforts of the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) for supporting the University faculty and graduate student development…

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Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) – 2022/2023 Academic Year

The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2022/2023 Academic Year. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should have a good (BSc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistantship, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography. Graduates whose courses are not listed should not apply. Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core and Three (3) Elective science subjects…

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University of Nairobi Research Week 2021

November 24, 2021 – November 26, 2021Time08:00 – 17:00LocationAn Exclusively Online ConferenceIn Conference REGISTER / SUBMIT ABSTRACT The global, regional and national agenda and programmes for sustainably improved welfare is threatened by many natural and non-natural challenges. The novel Coronavirus has suppressed global economic activities for nearly a year and a half since its outbreak in late 2019 and disrupted conventional work, research and learning environments.  The global 2030 agenda, regional and national development visions and action plans did not achieve much during the year ending 2020. We need to appraise how our…

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