UEW Established Six More Study Centres- Professor Mawutor Avoke

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has added six more study centres to the existing ones to make higher education accessible to prospective students across the country.

The vice-chancellor, Professor Mawutor Avoke made this known at the matriculation ceremony to induct newly admitted students into the University’s distance education programmes for the 2015/2016 academic year.

“We have added six new study centres to the existing twenty-seven bringing the total of study centres to thirty-three. The study centres include Asamankesse, Denu, Ejisu, Krobo Odumase, Sefwi-Wiawso and Yendi. We will continue to open more study centres in order to bring higher education further closer to you.’’ He said at the ceremony.

He revealed that the school has introduced two new programmes to give students without educational background the opportunity become professional teachers.

“We also introduced two new programs that are meant to give Higher National Diploma (HND) and Degree holders without education background, the opportunity to become professional teachers” , Professor Avoke added.

In all, a total of 8,838 students were matriculated into various distance programmes out which 8,579 are undergraduate students and 259 are also offering post graduate programmes in education.

He charged the students who double up as full time workers and parents to use their time wisely and also warned them not to cheat in examinations.

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